Fabrizio Romano says Man Utd star will 'for sure' leave in January as Rio Ferdinand makes Rasmus Hojlund claim

All the latest news and transfer rumours surrounding Manchester United as they prepare to take on Copenhagen.
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Manchester United are back in action on Wednesday night when they face Copenhagen away from home in the Champions League. Erik ten Hag's men stopped the rot with a late win over Fulham over the weekend, but they need a big performance in Denmark.

United need to take three points on Wednesday night if they want to avoid relying on results elsewhere going into their final two games of the group stage. In the meantime, we have rounded up all the latest news and transfer rumours surrounding Old Trafford.

Romano tips exit

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Fabrizio Romano believes Donny van de Beek will leave Old Trafford in January after continuing to struggle for regular opportunities. Romano told the United Stand: “Yes, Donny will leave in January for sure. He has to and he wants to because he wants to play. It’s a shame because Donny wanted to play for Man United, he loved this opportunity, but at the same time, he is never playing.

“He also knows after the injury he needs regular football. he can’t stay on the bench, not even on the bench, for a long time.” Van de Beek was heavily linked with a move to Real Sociedad over the summer but a move never materialised.

Ferdinand on Hojlund

Rio Ferdinand believes Rasmus Hojlund needs to become a bigger personality before he can make demands over more service at Old Trafford. “Ruud van Nistelrooy more or less had Cristiano Ronaldo in tears almost one day, saying, ‘How can I make my runs when you don’t cross the ball?’ That’s how Hojlund must feel right now with the wide players he’s playing with,” Ferdinand said on his podcast. “The difference was Ruud was the main guy in our team, the main goal getter, he had the experience, the gravitas, he could pull up young guys and say, ‘Oi put the ball in the box’ – and he said a lot more than that by the way. Hojlund ain’t that guy yet, he’s getting his feet under the table, unless he’s that guy who can pull people up…because he needs to.”

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