Manchester United Target Mohammed Kudus Breaks Silence on Interest From English Giants

Manchester United Target Mohammed Kudus Breaks Silence on Interest From English Giants

Lukman Mumuni
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:28 PM
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  • Ghanaian midfielder Mohammed Kudus is attracting interest from Manchester United
  • The Ajax star is having an outstanding campaign with the Dutch giants
  • Kudus will join his Black Stars teammates this week for the AFCON qualifiers

Mohammed Kudus has revealed his ambitions with Ajax Amsterdam despite interest from English Premier League giants Manchester United.

The 22-year-old Ghanaian midfielder has been linked with a move to Old Trafford following his outstanding displays in the Eredivisie this season.

Kudus has scored 18 goals across all competitions for the Dutch giants this season, making him one of the most sought after players in Europe.

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Ghana midfielder Mohammed Kudus has reacted to news of interest from Manchester United. Credit: @AFCAjax
Source: Twitter

A likely reunion with Erik Ten Hag in the summer transfer window is on the books, but Kudus wants to focus on winning the double with Ajax.

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"I am very happy at Ajax at the moment, but I will be even happier if we win the double. Why wouldn't I want to renew? I play and develop well. Now it's about negotiation and valuation. When the time is right, we’ll see how it goes. But that will have to be conducted with my agent. I want to focus entirely on the title race," he said, as quoted by De Telegraaf.

Kudus featured on Sunday as Ajax suffered a 3-2 home defeat in the title-decider against Feyenoord.

Kudus sings for Stonebwoy

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Mohammed Kudus has fulfilled his promise to top Ghanaian musician, Stonebwoy after winning the February Goal of the Month award at Ajax.

The Black Stars' attacking midfielder pledged to sing for the reggae-dancehall star if he won the Lasse Schone award.

Kudus received the accolade for the second time after netting a stunning free kick against Sparta Rotterdam last month.

Manchester United target Mohammed Kudus

Ghana and Ajax midfielder, Mohammed Kudus could reunite with his former manager, Erik ten Hag at Manchester United in the summer transfer window.

The red-hot attacking midfielder is enjoying a stellar season in the Dutch Eredivisie, having scored 15 goals across all competitions.

His outstanding performances have seen him draw the attention of his ex-coach, who is ready to improve his Man United squad by signing the Ghanaian.

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Lukman Abdul Mumin is a Sports Journalist based in Accra, Ghana. He has been writing for the past five years. Lukman joined Sports Brief as an Editor for the Local Desk in 2022.