Date: 6th August 2019 at 11:11am
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United and their Premier League rivals Watford have both had bids rejected for versatile full back , according to Soccer Link.

The French outlet claims that the have been successful with an approach for the international, who is nominally a right back but can also play on the opposite flank.

It is now up to the 26-year-old to decide which top flight outfit he chooses to represent, having just returned to France from a post- holiday.

OPINION

Sabaly would be an ideal signing for Newcastle. He is a terrific right back, which is a position of need for after the respective struggles of DeAndre Yedlin and Javier Manquillo last . When you look at the statistics, it’s clear that the Senegal international is an upgrade on Yedlin, and probably on Manquillo, as well. As per WhoScored.com, the Bordeaux star averaged more tackles and interceptions per game, while drawing the most offsides per outing. His WhoScored rating, as well, is superior to both Newcastle players. The problem for the Magpies, now, is that Watford are also in the hunt for Sabaly and represent a much more stable, upwardly-mobile Premier League outfit than ’s side. However, Newcastle have the advantage in having a proven track record in taking players from Ligue 1 and making them a success in . So it’s probably a pretty even transfer battle and now it’s up to the player to decide where he goes.