Forgotten Man Utd star offered escape route from Old Trafford as LaLiga side wants shock transfer | The SunJune 17, 2023
FORGOTTEN Manchester United star Eric Bailly has reportedly been offered an escape route from Old Trafford.
The Ivorian has spent the season on loan at Ligue 1 outfit Marseille.
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Bailly fell out of favour under former boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Having failed to regain his place in the squad under Erik ten Hag, the 29-year-old could soon find himself part of the summer clear-out at the club.
According to Mundo Deportivo, Real Betis have emerged as a party interested in his services.
Bailly's loaning club of Marseille will not trigger the centre backs buy option of £6million.
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And with one year left on his current deal with the Red Devils, he is on the list to be sold this summer.
Betis are after a new defender following the departure of Victor Ruiz.
The report adds that Bailly has been closed followed by Betis sports director Ramon Planes ever since his days at Espanyol, where Bailly last played in 2015.
Overall he has played 113 times for United, bagging one goal and an assist.
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In terms of incoming's, United have reportedly fallen behind in the race to sign Kim Min-jae.
The Napoli defender has been in talks with United, but his move to Old Trafford could now be hijacked by Bayern Munich.
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