Manchester United backed out of finishing a switch for 16-year-old Sunderland sensation Chris Rigg.
That is in line with The Solar reporter Alan Nixon who discloses that United have been making an attempt to signal Rigg this summer time earlier than finally opting to not.
As per Nixon, the Purple Devils pulled out of negotiations on account of Sunderland’s excessive asking value.
The Black Cats demanded a price within the area of £3 million from United for his or her promising expertise.
Rigg has already made his senior debut on the Stadium of Gentle regardless of his younger age.
He made his first senior look for Sunderland within the FA Cup in opposition to Fulham final season and have become the membership’s youngest-ever outfield participant.
He then went on forward to open his senior goalscoring account in opposition to Crewe Alexandra within the Carabao Cup originally of the present marketing campaign, successfully changing into his facet’s youngest-ever goalscorer within the course of.
It’s straightforward to see why United have been scorching on the path of the younger midfielder.
It was beforehand indicated that there have been a number of different golf equipment additionally eager on Rigg’s providers.
Manchester Metropolis, Newcastle and Chelsea additionally had the participant on their radar.
Nixon provides that the 20-time English champions after factoring within the whole price of the switch bundle and wages for Rigg, made the choice to halt additional negotiations.
United as a substitute elected to tie down Shea Lacey to recent phrases designed to safe his future at Outdated Trafford.
Lacey is very rated inside the membership and there’s actual religion in him that he has what it takes to turn into an actual star at United.