Eric Bailly won’t be joining Al Nassr this summer.
The Ivorian defender has been linked with a move away from Manchester United all summer, but a potential switch to Saudi Pro League side Al Nassr appears to have collapsed.
Bailly has never really had a place in Erik ten Hag’s plans after being sent on loan to Marseille. Furthermore, he was not part of the group throughout pre-season.
It goes without saying that Bailly is considered to be surplus to requirements at Old Trafford, but he is not going to command a large transfer fee.
For United it’s important to get him off the wage books.
Manchester United defender Eric Bailly unlikely to join Al Nassr after they turned to Aymeric Laporte.
Bailly now exploring other options. He had an offer from Besiktas, but has decided not to pursue that deal. #MUFC
— Dharmesh Sheth (@skysports_sheth) August 16, 2023
Bailly has no other choice but to explore other options.
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