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​Wright urges Brighton star Bissouma to snub Liverpool for Man Utd

Brighton star Yves Bissouma is being encouraged to join Manchester United this summer.

The midfielder has been linked to both United and Liverpool over the past few months.

The 24-year-old has been with Brighton since 2018, and has held his own in the Premier League since.

Arsenal legend Ian Wright believes United is the best spot for the midfielder at present.

"Bissouma's making it clear now he wants to leave," Wright said on Ringer FC's Wright's House podcast.

"Bissouma at United… that fits. He's very good.

"You look at Bissouma, and he's looking at Liverpool, we know that Liverpool have had their problems this season and you've got to choose between Liverpool and United in the current climate.

"I'm probably going to go with United. At the moment, yeah, because if we didn't have the pandemic there's certain things that's going to happen where someone gets sold so they can finance [another signing].

"And what's going on at Liverpool, there's a lot of players getting into that 30 age bracket – Van Dijk, Henderson, the three guys up front.

"You think to yourself, 'yeah Liverpool are magnificent with what they've done these last couple of years'. But you look at United and what United are on the cusp of doing, it's a much more attractive proposition right now, much more.

"And I'm not being disrespectful to Liverpool, but it seems to me at Liverpool… where's the funding?

"Like when they did Coutinho to get everybody in, when they sold Suarez to get everybody in, where's that funding coming from for Liverpool for them [potential signings] to say, 'I can see what they are building'?

"You've got three unbelievable players who are getting to a stage of their career where they're like, 'can I go to Real Madrid?'… no, it's not looking as attractive, with all due respect to Liverpool."

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