Ruud van Nistelrooy admits PSV are unable to stop Manchester United target Cody Gakpo
‘There comes a time when you can’t say no’: Ruud van Nistelrooy admits PSV are powerless to stop Man United target Cody Gakpo from leaving in January… and Erik ten Hag wants to bring the Dutch star to Old Trafford after an impressive World Cup
PSV boss Ruud van Nistelrooy has dropped a big hint about his star man Cody Gakpo’s future.
The 23-year-old has been linked with a move from his youth club and after impressing at the World Cup talk of a transfer intensified.
And to speak The media in HollandVan Nistelrooy admitted it will be difficult to keep the youngster ahead with the winter transfer window looming.
Cody Gakpo has impressed fans throughout the World Cup and is set to make a big transfer in January
Asked about a possible move for Gakpo in January, Van Nistelrooy did little to convince PSV fans that their talented youngster will stay at the club. The 46-year-old head coach said: “There comes a point when you can’t say no anymore.”
This would be good news for Manchester United fans as they could now be one step closer to signing their long-term goal.
United have been linked with Gakpo for some time and rumors have recently heated up with the Red Devils planning “a £43m bid” for the striker.
However, signing Gakpo won’t be too easy as Erik ten Hag’s side could face competition from Real Madrid.
Ruud van Nistelrooy admitted that ‘there comes a time when you can’t say no’
Gakpo was Holland’s top scorer throughout the World Cup as he scored three goals for the Oranje.
The youngster has scored a goal for his side in every group game – including a powerful left-footed shot from outside the box in the 1-1 draw with Ecuador.
However, Gakpo’s international team-mate Virgil van Dijk is not a fan of the player joining Liverpool’s Premier League rivals.
Asked about Gakpo’s chances of a move to Madrid or Manchester, Van Dijk replied: “Are Manchester United and Real Madrid on the same level”?
Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag is reportedly a big fan of Gakpo and will try to buy him
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-11550249/Ruud-van-Nistelrooy-concedes-PSV-powerless-stop-Man-United-target-Cody-Gakpo-leaving.html?ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490&ito=1490 Ruud van Nistelrooy admits PSV are unable to stop Manchester United target Cody Gakpo