Manchester United could lose six attackers in summer transfer window - and Marcus Rashford isn't one of them

Mason Greenwood celebrates with Anthony Martial and Marcus RashfordMason Greenwood celebrates with Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford
Mason Greenwood celebrates with Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford | AFP via Getty Images
It is set to be a summer of change at Man Utd with plenty of that coming in their forward line.

Manchester United could lose as many as six forwards in the summer transfer window as the Ineos Group look to overhaul the current playing squad.

Anthony Martial and Omari Forson both look set to leave the club for free once their current deals expire at the end of the season, while another four could leave in permanent or temporary deals.

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ManchesterWorld understand United are working on the assumption they will sell both Jadon Sancho and Mason Greenwood this summer, though it could well be a case that either of them leaves on an initial loan deal if prospective buyers can not reach their respective valuations. Facundo Pellistri is also likely to be sold once he returns from his current loan spell with La Liga club Granada.

The club will also listen to any offers that arrive for Antony, but while Marcus Rashford could be sold, it is most likely he will remain at Old Trafford for at least another season, given that there is no obvious buyer.

United are looking to add at least one forward to their squad in the summer, though there is a preference for two, with both a backup to Rasmus Hojlund and a versatile winger wanted. The club have an interest in both Crystal Palace ace Michael Olise and Wolves winger Pedro Neto. They are also admirers of both Brighton's Evan Ferguson and Brentford forward Ivan Toney, but the duo could be out of their budget, given the other transfer issues to solve.

A number of academy prospects will be given the chance to impress during the pre-season tour this summer while many stars are away at the European Championship and Copa America. It means the likes of Ethan Wheatley and Ethan Williams could earn opportunities at first-team level next season as United look to bolster their options.

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