Transfer news: Man United interested in talented young PL duo

Manchester United are keen on Max Aarons and Todd Cantwell

According to the Daily Mail, Manchester United are interested in Norwich City duo Max Aarons and Todd Cantwell.

The duo has impressed despite the Canaries looking destined for the drop. They are now seven points off safety after the 1-0 loss to Liverpool on Saturday.

In spite of the club’s struggles, both the youngsters have been impressive. Aarons is just 20 while Cantwell is 21, but they have both belied their age in showcasing matured performances in their debut season in the top-flight.

Aarons has established himself as the undisputed right-back since making his debut since 2018. The youngster has now made 67 appearances for Norwich so far. (h/t Whoscored)

Max Aarons Todd Cantwell
Max Aarons is also a target for Tottenham Hotspur

Cantwell spent the 2017-18 season on loan at Dutch Second Division side Fortuna Sittard before establishing himself at Carrow Road the next season. The attacking midfielder has scored six goals so far in his debut season in the Premier League.

He caught the eye with impressive performances against Chelsea and Manchester City, scoring against both. Aaron Wan-Bissaka has established himself at United after a string of impressive performances.

Aarons may find it hard to displace his United counterpart in the first-team. However, the Norwich defender is equally adept on the other flank and can address the Red Devils’ shortcomings at left-back too.

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Both players are young but have shown sufficient quality and maturity. They have the potential to become leading Premier League stars in the future and United will do would to secure them in the summer.