United 'send chief scout' to make check on African striker - reports

Published Add your comment

Football News

Manchester United chief scout Martin Ferguson has reportedly been in Sweden to cast his eye over AIK Solna striker Teteh Bangura.

According to Expressen, Ferguson - brother of United boss Sir Alex - was in attendance for AIK's encounter against Elfsborg in order to make an assessment on Bangura.

However, when pressed for comment, Ferguson was reluctant to reveal whether or not he had been acting on behalf of United.

"I don't talk to the press," he told Expressen. "It's the manager who looks after it. I'm just here to see matches."

Bangura, a Sierra Leone international, has been attracting almost unprecedented interest in recent weeks, with previous reports claiming no fewer than 11 clubs have had representatives watch him in action.


And now, it would seem, United are one of sides monitoring the progress of the 21-year-old, who has scored 15 times in Sweden since his January move to AIK.

United, meanwhile, are also be said to be closing in on Inter Milan playmaker Wesley Sniejder, with the Barclays Premier League champions alleged to have had a offer for his services accepted.

However, the Holland international would have to accept a wage-cut should he complete a switch to Old Trafford.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

Premier League
Manchester United

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again