Liverpool's interest in Morocco sensation Sofyan Amrabat has left Manchester United fans seething.
The 26-year-old Fiorentina midfielder caught the eye of suitors at the 2022 World Cup when leading his nation to the semi-finals – and has since been linked with a Premier League move to various clubs.
Sky Sports have now reported that Liverpool have held contact with officials of the Serie A club after watching Moises Caicedo and Romeo Lavia choose to Chelsea – with Erik ten Hag's side on the brink of missing out.
The report has left United fans fuming on social media, with the arrivals of Mason Mount, Andre Onana and Rasmus Hojlund their only notable business so far.
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One fan said: "It's going to be so infuriating if we miss out on Sofyan Amrabat because we can't sell players properly."
A second added: "We are a joke of a club with the Glazers as owners! Full sale only." A third continued: "This is why Glazers family need to leave. We have been dragging our feet over one month for Amrabat."
A fourth added: "If Liverpool get Amrabat this window is a genuine disaster." Before a fifth concluded: "See take it or leave it. United are doomed this season."
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Liverpool also look set to agree a deal with Stuttgart midfielder Wataru Endo, which could make for a positive end to their summer.
United won their opening game against Wolves but rode their luck in doing so with officials removed from action next weekend due to their penalty blunder.
Onana got away with his error in that incident, with Mount failing to have an impact on debut and Hojlund a long way from full fitness.
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Gary Neville said of United's midfield after the match: "Manchester United's midfield was non-existent it emptied.
"It was a concern that was maybe sort of, if you watched Man United in pre-season, leaving Casemiro on his own when Mason Mount and Bruno Fernandes go forwards, it looks great.
"But you’ve got to have a balance. And the front three don't really work hard enough in a defensive sense."
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