Breaking: Franck Kessie rejects Chelsea and Arsenal and confirms his transfer to Manchester United


Atalanta sensation Franck Kessie has made a sensational come and get me plea to Jose Mourinho after confirming that it is his dream to play for Manchester United.

The Ivory Coast international midfielder has already been the subject of €30m offers from the likes of Chelsea and Arsenal in the January transfer window.

Kessie was also on the radar of AS Roma and Barcelona, however, the player is clearly in love with Manchester United and wants the transfer to be done next summer.

In an exclusive interview with Football Italia, Kessie said: “I did not hear any rumours around Roma, as I was at the Africa Cup of Nations and so focused only on playing.

“I like the Premier League and in particular Manchester United, the club I dream of playing for.

“Chelsea? That is also a big club, nobody would turn them down, but I dream of United.”

Face of Football’s take

Franck Kessie is dubbed to be the next Yaya Toure and it was reported last week that Eric Bailly has already endorsed his move to Old Trafford.

Kessie, 20 is at the perfect age to make a move to Man United and build on his potential and turn out to be one of the finest players of his generation.

Chances of this transfer happening – 3/5