Mikael Silvestre has urged Manchester United to make a move for Crystal Palace winger Michael Olise ahead of Chelsea this summer.
Olise has made just 10 Premier League this season due to hamstring problems but has been Palace’s standout performer with six goals and three assists.
Chelsea were interested in signing the 22-year-old last summer, activating a £35 million release clause in his contract, but the winger turned down a move to Stamford Bridge and opted to sign a new deal with Palace.
It’s understood that United have now made Olise one of their top targets following Sir Jim Ratcliffe’s arrival at Old Trafford.
And former United defender believes Olise, whose release clause is now believed to be £60m, will be a good fit for Erik ten Hag’s side.
‘He [Olise] has the potential to play for United. He’s been improving a lot since his days at Reading,’ Silvestre told Betting Expert.
‘He plays for the France Under-21s and I think he will progress into the national team as soon as he jumps to a Champions League club.
‘He should be on the United target list but I’m not sure he’s targeting a move to United.
‘He would bring quality, speed and he’s a good all round player who’s direct. He likes to take on players.
‘He needs to work on his end product whether that’s the service or scoring goals.’
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