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Manchester United are keeping a close eye on Bayer Leverkusen right-back Jeremie Frimpong ahead of the summer transfer window.
As reported by the Manchester Evening News back in September, United have provisionally targeted four key signings ahead of next season, with a new full-back among them. Frimpong was on the club's radar last season ahead of the 2023 summer window.
Though Diogo Dalot has established himself as manager Erik ten Hag's first-choice right-back at this moment in time, he has frequently shared the role with Aaron Wan-Bissaka over the past 12 months. There is a school of thought that United need to source a new chief right-back with either Dalot or Wan-Bissaka moved on to make way.
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If anyone should know about right-backs at Old Trafford, it's Gary Neville. The United legend isn't convinced that his old club need to be spending millions on an alternative to Dalot after seeing how he performed against Aston Villa on Sunday.
Speaking on the Gary Neville podcast, he said: "Dalot is someone that people say he is the right-back of the future for Manchester United, they may have the right-back for the future there. He has a lot, he's six foot, he's strong, powerful, good on the ball, defends well.
"If he can play in a confident and settled back-four, then he is something to work with. Is he the best in the world? No. But does he have the potential to be a top full-back? Yes."
Frimpong, meanwhile, is a top-class option himself. He has enjoyed a stellar 2023/24 campaign up to this juncture, playing a significant tole in Leverkusen's