Danjuma would be a ready-made replacement for Mane given his ability to play through the middle of the attack, in addition to his more natural role out wide. The former Club Brugge star scored 15 Championship goals for Bournemouth in 2020-21 before earning a move to Villarreal.
“I 100 per cent enjoyed my time in England. Looking back now I no way appreciated it as much as I should have done when I lived there. For me, it’s just such a nice country to live in and I’m fluent in the language so that helps as well. I’m trying my best at Spanish as well. I’ve got family that still lives in England,” Danjuma said in April.
“In terms of the Premier League, it’s indescribable. The thing I will never forget in the Premier League is the fans. If you just walk into the stadium you cannot replicate the feeling of a Premier League game elsewhere in the world, it’s different.”
But if he joins Liverpool – rather than United – the Red Devils could be left with another ‘what if?’ situation.