Isak Hansen-Aaroen is set to become the latest Manchester United youngster to leave Old Trafford and is close to joining Werder Bremen on transfer deadline day.
The 19-year-old has entered the final six months of his contract in Manchester with United desperate to keep hold of him.
Despite offering him a new four-and-a-half-year deal, the attacking midfielder is frsutrated with a lack of first-team opportunities under Erik ten Hag. The deal on the table is also thought to ‘not come close’ to those offered elsewhere.
According to Sky Germany, Hansen-Aaroen is now close to joining Werder Bremen on a permanent deal with United giving the green light for him to complete the move.
Despite training with the first-team on a number of occasions, c was not included in the squad that took on Wigan Athletic in the third round of the FA Cup on Monday, despite a spate of injury and illness absences with two goalkeepers named on the bench.
Willy Kambwala and Omari Forson were given chances off the bench against the Latics with Shola Shoretire, Joe Hugill and Rhys Bennett unused substitutes.
He also failed to make the squad for the fourth round clash against Newport County with Forson again getting the nod in attack.
The Norwegian teenager, who joined United from Tromso in 2020, caught ten Hag’s eye during a pre-season fixture against Leeds in Oslo but is set to leave Old Trafford without making a senior appearance.
He did well,’ ten Hag said last July. ‘He had a good pass on the first goal.
‘You can see that he is very comfortable with the ball. He has good vision and good scanning.
‘He is of course a young player. He has some small things to work on. But we want to tell him that, show him and then work with him to get the right movements in.’
Hansen-Aaroen will become the latest United youngster to leave this club. Hannibal Mejbri and Alvaro Fernandez have joined Sevilla and Benfica respectively on loan deals which include permanent options at the end of the season.
Facundo Pellistri meanwhile has joined Granada on loan with his agent accusing ten Hag of ‘not valuing’ the winger with his long-term future in Manchester looking bleak.
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