Manchester United are set to lose another highly-rated teenager to Juventus in a similar fashion to Paul Pogba after Tahith Chong rejects a new contract.
It is understood that while United have offered the Dutch teenager a new deal, he is stalling and rumored to have even rejected the offer.
Juventus are apparently lurking in the shadows waiting to pounce in a similar style to which they snagged Paul Pogba.
— Manchester United Updates (@mnuupdates) November 1, 2019
Soslskjaer had advised the player to do as so many greats at United have done in the past and take a short term loan to gain experience.
The player decided against it, and this season has struggled at the very top.
He is still thriving in the U23 team but has failed to impress when called up to the first team.
While many of the youngsters in his group in that 19 to 20 year age bracket, have either taken a loan or seized the opportunity in the first team, Ching now finds himself in limbo.
United has no doubt about his talent but feels that more time is needed to nurture it.
it now appears that just as they did with Pogba, Juventus see an opportunity to snatch the player up on a free transfer if he does not commit to United soon.
His contract expires at the end of this season, and he will be free to negotiate and sign a pre-contract agreement with any side outside of England.
According to the Mirror, the player’s head has been turned by Juventus and the history of United teammate Pogba.
— Mirror Football (@MirrorFootball) November 12, 2019