‘This club is trying to self destruct’: Man United fans beg club not to sign ‘TOXIC’ PSG striker Mauro Icardi after reports linking him to Old Trafford… with fans already voicing their concerns over moves for Marko Arnautovic and Adrien Rabiot
- Manchester United have been linked with a move for PSG striker Mauro Icardi
- Fans reacted on social media, with some slamming the club’s transfer policy
- ‘I can’t comprehend why United would want to do this’, said one United fan
- Icardi has also been linked with Galatasaray after falling out-of-favour in France
Manchester United fans have slammed the club after reports emerged linking the Red Devils with a move for Paris Saint-Germain striker Mauro Icardi.
Argentinian outlet TyC Sports claim that United are interested in a move for the 29-year-old, while Turkish side Galatasaray are also keen on the striker.
Supporters of the Red Devils have urged the club not to sign the striker, after previously expressing concerns over moves for Marko Arnautovic and Adrien Rabiot.
PSG forward has been linked with a move to Manchester United after falling out of favour
However, United fans were unhappy with the links and were quick to criticise the club
Manchester United fans took to social media to display their frustrations with the transfer link
The transfer for the controversial striker, who is never far from the headlines, would be a loan with an option to buy as Erik ten Hag continues his quest to add a striker.
However, as the reports emerged, United fans were left furious over the potential signing as some questioned whether the club was trying to harm itself.
One said: ‘This club is trying to self-destruct.’
The transfer policy of Erik ten Hag’s side was lambasted with Icardi known as controversial
Another fan hit out at ex players Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard while firing a dig at the Glazers
A fourth United fan was unhappy about the Icardi links due to his reported personality
Another wrote: ‘Honestly this is too funny. I can’t comprehend why in hell would United want to do this.
‘You don’t even need a scouting department or a brain to know that you can’t have Icardi and Rabiot both in the team it is going to be so damn toxic.’
A third United fan ripped into former United players Jesse Lingard and Paul Pogba and fired a dig at the Glazers. ‘This guy makes Pogba and Lingard look like ultimate professionals.
‘@ManUtd don’t even bother to back their lies. “Believe it if you want or don’t we’ll keep lying.” #GlazersOut #GlazersSellManUtd.’
Others on social media directed their anger at football director John Murtough.
Talks over a move for Adrien Rabiot have appeared to reach a stalemate over his salary
United pulled out of a move for Marko Arnautovic following backlash from the club’s fans
‘Apologies owed to John Murtough. Claimed on the latest pod that there isn’t a transfer strategy at United. Not true. Clearly it’s to swing every t**t in European football.’
The club’s interest in both Rabiot and Arnautovic also receiving stinging criticism from supporters.
United decided not to pursue a move for Arnautovic following fan backlash, while the move for Rabiot has appeared to reach a stalemate – as the Juventus star’s agent mother demands the club cough up more than the £6m-a-year her son earns in Italy.
Icardi is currently training away from the PSG squad after new coach Christophe Galtier confirmed they are encouraging him to find a new club.
He was left out of PSG’s squad for their Ligue 1 opener last weekend as Galtier’s side dispatched Clermont Foot 5-0.
His wife and agent, Wanda Nara, has already reportedly met three times with Galatasaray officials, as the Turkish side chase his signature.