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Manchester United Were Reportedly Eyeing Aleksandar Mitrovic Prior to Red Card
- Fulham striker Aleksandar Mitrovic was a Manchester United target, according to interesting new reports
- The Serbian has scored 12 times across all competitions this season to help the Cottages stay away from the relegation dogfight
- United might just have reconsidered their move for Mitrovic after the Serbian shoved referee Chris Kavanagh during the FA Cup clash against United
Aleksandar Mitrovic might have cost himself a chance to make a major move to Manchester United because of his recent antics in the FA Cup.
Mitrovic, 28, was shown a red card for shoving referee Chris Kavanagh during the FA Cup quarter final against Manchester United on Sunday, March 19 in what proved to be a fiery encounter.
According to stunning reports from Daily Star, Manchester United were actually considering Mitrovic as a transfer target, but that could all change due to his conduct in the FA Cup quarters.
United boss Erik Ten Hag got a front row view of just how fiery the Serbian could be on the pitch as he put the visitors ahead at Old Trafford.
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But a moment of madness in the 72nd minute that saw Fulham receive three red cards could possibly have put off United in their pursuit of the striker.
Mitrovic is currently facing a 3-game ban, but reports suggest he could be out for longer and will likely not play again this season.
Blow to Fulham, and Mitrovic
The prospect of not playing again this campaign will be a huge blow to Fulham’s top six ambitions, as the Serb has been the team’s go-to guy for goals so far this campaign.
On a personal level, Mitrovic may have dented interest from potential suitors, including Manchester United, Chelsea, Barcelona and Tottenham Hotspur, who were all reportedly eyeing him due to his excellent form.