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Manchester United are considering a bet on Newcastle striker Allan Saint-Maximin, according to reports. The Frenchman produced a stellar spectacle on Sunday as the Magpies drew 3-3 with Premier League champions Manchester City at St James’ Park

The 25-year-old tormented City’s defense and netted two of his side’s goals as the northeastern giants continued their unbeaten start to the season. And a big move to Old Trafford could now be on the cards.

The Red Devils have already landed Casemiro, Lisandro Martinez, Tyrell Malacia and Christian Eriksen this summer after a dismal campaign last time out. And they are also chasing Ajax striker Antony and PSV striker Cody Gakpo.

United had a miserable start to the new Premier League season as they were beaten 2-1 at home to Brighton before being humiliated 4-0 at Brentford. But on Monday night they finally kicked off their campaign by stunning Liverpool 2-1 at Old Trafford. And club bosses are hoping for more good news on the transfer market.

Chelsea, meanwhile, are confident of signing Everton starlet Anthony Gordon before the end of the week and are also targeting AC Milan striker Rafael Leao, according to the Times. And across the capital, Arsenal could be close to sanctioning a move for Nicolas Pepe, who could become Leicester’s first significant signing this summer.

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