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Man Utd transfer news: Hannibal set for loan away after failing to impress Erik ten Hag

Jacque Talbot
Erik ten Hag, Man Utd, 2023/24
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Hannibal Mejbri has decided to embark on a loan spell with Sevilla after failing to forge a place in Erik ten Hag’s plans.

The youngster departing from Manchester United to head to Spain and it’s reported that the two clubs are currently in the process of negotiating the terms of the loan agreement, with discussions around potential clauses, including an option to buy and even a buy-back provision.

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Hannibal, who rose from Man Utd’s academy, is set to gain valuable experience in Spain’s top-flight football with Sevilla, having just made fleeting appearances for his current club this season.

The La Liga outfit are currently placed in 16th position on the league table and is out of European competitions, meaning that they are looking to bring in reinforcements to ensure a better second half of the 2023/24 campaign.

Facing considerable scrutiny is sporting director Víctor Orta, formerly of Leeds, who assumed the role following the departure of the esteemed Monchi to Aston Villalast year.

Hannibal heading to Sevilla

Hannibal is heading to Sevilla
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It’s reported that Orta is actively pursuing reinforcements, with negotiations reportedly underway for a loan deal for the Tunisian international Hannibal.

The player is eager for the move in a bid to secure more game time this season. At Old Trafford, he played just 300 minutes on the field, and now he wants to see more action to enhance his career.

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