KOBBIE MAINOO’s impressive full debut for Manchester United could help Sir Jim Ratcliffe make a ruthless decision.
Another United legend, Roy Keane, labelled Mainoo as “unbelievable” as he praised the teenager’s all-round performance.
The British billionaire is expected to complete his partial takeover of the club and take control of the football operations going forward.
One part of this will be to influence the incoming and outgoing of playing staff.
Ratcliffe is believed not to be keen on Casemiro and will put him up for sale in January.
The former Real Madrid star only arrived at Old Trafford in 2022 as part of a £70million transfer.
However, this season the 31-year-old’s form has dropped and could find himself behind Mainoo in the pecking order.
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Mainoo had not featured previously this season due to an ankle injury that he picked up in pre-season.
He made his debut for United last season during the EFL Cup win over Charlton at Old Trafford.
It is thought that Mainoo could become a star of the club’s midfield for years to come should he continue to develop.
This would in turn allow United to cash in on Casemiro with a ready-made replacement already in Erik ten Hag‘s squad.
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