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Manchester United eyeing move for Everton centre-back Jarrad Branthwaite

Manchester United are eyeing Everton’s rising star, Jarrad Branthwaite, in an unexpected transfer move. Branthwaite, who has made a name for himself with impressive performances, featured in 14 games for Everton, even managing to net a goal. Additionally, he represented England at the U20 and U21 levels, showcasing his potential on the international stage., a renowned source for player valuations, currently appraises Branthwaite’s market worth at a substantial 10 million euros, underlining his promising talent.

The Red Devils are grappling with significant defensive woes in the heart of their squad during this season. Lisandro Martinez, the preferred choice for United’s defense, is slated to be sidelined for several months due to an ankle injury that necessitated another surgical procedure. This setback leaves Manchester United with a glaring gap in their defense, compelling them to explore alternative options.

Jarrad Branthwaite
Jarrad Branthwaite

According to reports from The Mail, Manchester United is considering Jarrad Branthwaite as a viable solution to bolster their backline. This move becomes even more plausible if Harry Maguire, the club’s current defensive stalwart, departs during the winter transfer window.

However, United’s interest in Branthwaite remains strong irrespective of Maguire’s future at the club.

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Branthwaite’s emergence as a transfer target for Manchester United signifies the growing recognition of his talent within the footballing world.

If the move materializes, it could provide the young defender with an opportunity to further develop his skills on a larger stage and become a crucial part of Manchester United’s defensive unit.


Supporters of both clubs will undoubtedly be eagerly awaiting developments as the transfer window approaches.

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Bologna-born Giuseppe Bianchi has spent more than a decade living in Rome and writing about Italian football, Spanish football and the Premier League for various Italian football portals and now he writes about European football for Euro Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers pretty much nonstop since the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. Aside from writing, he likes to spend his time fishing and rock climbing.

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