Man Utd 'target' Chelsea star to replace Ronaldo

Jorginho, Christian Pulisic and Trevoh Chalobah
Jorginho, Christian Pulisic and Trevoh Chalobah

Manchester United are reportedly targeting a Chelsea star to fill the void left behind following Cristiano Ronaldo's departure from the club. 

The Red Devils will be looking to beef up their attacking options in the January transfer window after the Portuguese forward's recent exit.

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PSV Eindhoven's Cody Gakpo and AC Milan's Rafael Leao have reportedly been identified as potential targets. 

However, the two aforementioned players are likely to cost a hefty fee due to the demand for their services.

It now appears that United are looking for cheaper alternatives in the transfer market. 

According to ESPN, Erik ten Hag's side is looking to sign Chelsea star Christian Pulisic on loan in the January window, with it being said his versatility in the forward line appeals to the Dutch tactician. 

Arsenal, United and Newcastle United have all been made aware of the United States of America forward's likely availability at the turn of the year.

With Anthony Martial being the only recognised striker in the team and Marcus Rashford occasionally playing the role, the Manchester club is understood to be looking to add more options to their attack, especially following Ronaldo's contract termination last week.

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Pulisic has had just three starts for the Blues so far this season, with his only full, 90-minute outing coming against Manchester City in the Carabao Cup, and it is understood that he is not happy with the game time he has received in this campaign.

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