Manchester United ‘join Arsenal in the race to sign Slavia Prague forward Abdallah Sima’ with the 19-year-old having impressed in the Europa League this season
- Manchester United have joined Arsenal in the race to sign Abdallah Sima
- The Slavia Prague forward has impressed in the Europa League this season
- United have recently shifted their transfer strategy to focus on young players
Manchester United are reporteldy set to rival Arsenal for Slavia Prague starlet Abdallah Sima.
The 19-year-old forward has had an impressive season for the Czech side, with 19 goals in all competitions, including four in the Europa League, one of which came against Leicester.
The Senegal international has previously been linked with the Gunners and West Ham but the MEN report that United are monitoring his progress with interest.
Manchester United are reporteldy set to rival Arsenal for Slavia Prague starlet Abdallah Sima
The Red Devils have recently shifted their transfer strategy to focus on recruiting the best young players, with Sima fitting the profile.
Amad Diallo and Facundo Pellistri were recently brought to the club, with Diallo scoring on his Old Trafford debut against AC Milan.
Sima has predominantly played on the right side of a front three but can play in any of the attacking positions.
The 19-year-old forward has 19 goals in all competitions including four in the Europa League
The youngster has previously been linked with the Gunners and West Ham this season
His energetic performances have also drawn comparisons with Arsenal legend Thierry Henry.
Former Slavia Prague midfielder Tomas Soucek, who joined West Ham in the summer, spoke highly of Sima earlier this season.
As quoted by The Sun, Soucek said: ‘I have to say that the guys or the media around West Ham know about him.
‘I’d just like another player from Slavia to come, but it’s still a long way off.
‘He’s still a young player and he has to prove it. But a lot of people know about him and notices him. Just good for him.’
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