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Manchester United & Newcastle United interested in Faitout Maouassa

L’Équipe report that Premier League duo Manchester United and Newcastle United have been tracking the progress of Rennes left-sided player Faitout Maouassa closely in recent months, with a view to potentially entering into talks over a deal in summer.

The Magpies made an €8m bid for him last winter and have not lost contact with the French youth international since. The Red Devils have also taken a look at the 21-year-old’s situation, who is under contract with Rennes until June 2021.

Contract extension talks have yet to begin between the player and his club, although Maouassa would love to compete in the Champions’ League with SRFC, should this season ever be completed and the Brittany side gets there that is…

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