Aurelian Tchouameni has been linked with a move to Manchester United dating back to last summer but those rumors have surfaced again this week as Erik ten Hag is set to join the club
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Monaco’s dressing room poked fun at Aurelian Tchouameni after he was linked with a move Manchester United last year.
The France midfielder has been linked with a move to Old Trafford dating back to last summer as his shares continue to rise. Those Rumors surfaced again this week after the news that Erik is Ten Hag on the verge of becoming United’s new boss.
But Tchouameni, who has also sparked interest Chelsea and real MadridIn all the ado about his future, he’s remained calm to the point where he’s become The subject of a long-running joke with his Monaco teammates after making the front page of Spanish daily Marca.
When asked in November what he thought of the growing interest in him, Tchouameni insisted he wasn’t thinking about it too much. He said French Outlet The team: “I remember being in Paris after the Nations League. I woke up and my phone had exploded.
“My father called me, we talked about everything and he told me that I’m on the front page of Marca. I carried on Twitter and seen for myself. I told him it was cool, but what does it actually matter? It doesn’t. Marca’s front page will not define me or allow me to do well in games.
“It’s not real life, but it’s the media world, the business of football. They’re talking about me today, but tomorrow they’ll be talking about someone else. In the dressing room, they lifted the covers and laughed. ‘Oh, you’ leave do we?” It’s flattering, but I don’t wake up in the morning and think about it.”
Man United’s interest in Tchouameni has increased after Ten Hag verbally agreed to become their head coach. ESPN claims the Dutchman is keen on signing the playmaker and admires his versatility. The report says Monaco are open to negotiations and want between £50m and £60m for their prized asset.
But Tchouameni continues to ignore the speculation and insists he is ‘very happy’ to play for Monaco. The midfielder has a bright future at what he considers a ‘great’ club.
He told Monaco official website: “When I start something, I try to do my best. I aspire to be one of the best players in Europe at my position, so I work every day to achieve that goal. That includes working at home or at the Club, apart from the team’s training sessions.
“Here at AS Monaco we are lucky to have a very good infrastructure with the academy, which enables us all to optimize our training. For example, I’ve just come from a core training session with the club’s conditioning coach.
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“Those are things I try to do regularly, especially to prevent injuries. Today I can get through the games without any physical problems, which means I work well on the side, especially with the physios and staff.” to avoid muscular problems.I also have a gym at home and sometimes I do a few more sessions, like last night, always under the direction of the team.
“Monaco is a very big French club with a wonderful history! Very great players have played here, they help me to develop, with top facilities and a top project for young players. That’s why today I’m very happy, part of this great club to be.”
https://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/football/transfer-news/man-utd-transfers-aurelian-tchouameni-26728792 Aurelian Tchouameni has been the subject of a joke in the dressing room after Man Utd transfer interest