ERIK TEN HAG has reportedly told Manchester United to sign TWO World Cup sensations.
That’s as he looks to replace Cristiano Ronaldo with a new forward this winter.
ESPN claims Ten Hag is eager to land a top attacker in January.
And two stars playing at the World Cup have caught his eye.
The first is Holland’s Cody Gakpo, who has been on Ten Hag’s radar since last season with PSV Eindhoven.
The versatile striker has two goals in as many games for his country.
And despite being predominantly a left winger, Gakpo is becoming increasingly accomplished as a No9.
He has made no secret of his desire to play at a higher level.
And a deal could be struck with PSV fairly quickly – for the right price.
The second player on Ten Hag’s list is Rafael Leao, who has become one of Serie A’s top stars with AC Milan.
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He was in devastating form as Portugal beat Ghana 3-2 this week, scoring the decisive third goal.
And Ten Hag would also love to bring Leao to Old Trafford.
However, he is valued at over £100million by Milan.
And Leao is yet to get a proper run through the middle for either club or country.
It means Gakpo is the more likely of the two to join United in January.
But there could be a chance of seeing both men at the Theatre of Dreams next season.