Fresh twist in United pursuit of SPL midfielder - reports

Published Add your comment

Football News

West Brom are reportedly leading the race for Manchester United target Scott Allan.

According to, the Baggies have had an approach for the midfielder rejected by Dundee United, but are expected to return with an improved offer.

United, meanwhile, are said to retain an interest in the 19-year-old, who is also reported to be in the sights of Rangers and Celtic.

Allan is out of favour at Tannadice after rejecting the offer of a new contract from the Terrors amid interest from some of the biggest clubs in Britain.


Allan's agent, John Viola, has demanded his client becomes United's third highest player, but the SPL outfit are not willing to part with such a substantial fee.

It would appear United have an increasingly difficult in keeping hold of the teenager and, unless Neil Lennon, Sir Alex Ferguson or Ally McCoist register their interest, the Hawthorns seems his most likely destination.

Roy Hodgson is alleged to be aware of Manchester United, Celtic and Rangers monitoring Allan, and hopes to seal a deal now, before the young Scot makes his move in January.

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