Man Utd set to miss out signing of 22-year-old wing wizard

Crystal Palace are reportedly planning a record-breaking offer for Watford forward Ismaila Sarr who has been  a transfer target for Premier League giants Liverpool and Manchester United in the recent weeks.

The 22-year-old has been heavily linked with a move to Old Trafford in recent weeks and could, in theory, still depart from Vicarage Road to join a Premier League giants before the end of next week.

Liverpool also considered his transfer, however, cooled interest after managing to lure Diego Jota from Wolves.

The Red Devils are believed to have identified the Senegal international as an attacking target, having missed out on Borussia Dortmund’s winger Jadon Sancho and world-cup winning forward Ousmane Dembele during the international window.

However, according to The Sun, the Eagles are also firmly in the hunt for Sarr and are preparing to make £30m offer in the hope of securing his services.

Watford are believed to be open to a sale before the end of the EFL transfer window, however, a recent report suggested that they valued the forward at £45m.

Sarr scored five times and registered six assists in 28 Premier League games last season.