In the race to secure new signings in the transfer market, Manchester United has made significant progress in their pursuit of the talented Michael Olise. The 22-year-old winger is also on Chelsea’s radar, but according to Bobby Vincent, both Premier League giants have their sights set on him. Olise’s impressive performances have caught the attention of clubs all over Europe.
Having come through the youth ranks at clubs like Arsenal, Chelsea, and Manchester City, Olise has made his mark in senior football with stints at Reading and Crystal Palace since the summer of 2021. In his 80 appearances for Crystal Palace, he has contributed to 31 goals, establishing himself as one of the most promising young talents. While he prefers to play on the right flank, his versatility allows him to also operate as an attacking or central midfielder depending on the team’s needs.
Olise’s desire to join one of the Premier League giants is evident. Despite a season plagued by injuries, the French youth international has made a strong comeback. In just nine Premier League games, he has scored five goals and provided one assist, attracting interest from clubs across Europe. With uncertainties surrounding the future of players like Jadon Sancho and Mason Greenwood at Manchester United, and considering Antony’s performances, signing a new winger has become a top priority.
While Chelsea has a clear strategy of investing in young talents, with Olise fitting their profile perfectly, the player himself, who has been a lifelong Manchester United fan, dreams of wearing the Red Devils shirt. Although both clubs are keen on acquiring his services, Olise has expressed a preference for joining Manchester United. With a termination clause in his contract set to be activated next summer, the talented winger’s future remains uncertain.