Young Star Midfielder silence rumours by saying ‘I want to play for Manchester United, it’s my dream club’ amid Man United Move as Erik ten Hag is keen to add the young star to his midfield.

CSKA Moscow and Russia midfielder Maksim Mukhin admits he dreams of joining Premier League giants Manchester United even if he accepts that the chances of that happening are slim.Interestingly, Maksim is not the only Mukhin to go public with his Manchester United ambitions.

Namesake Aleksandr Mukhin, a talented young centre-half on the books of FC Rostov, admitted back in April that he would love nothing more than to pull on the famous red shirt.And his CSKA counterpart is no different.“I want to play for Manchester United. It would be nice. This can really be achieved if you want it,” Maksim Mukhin now tells Championat.“You have to believe, even if the percentage (of such a move happening) is small.”

Maksim Mukhin wants Manchester United moveMaksim Mukhin certainly seems far better placed to turn his ‘dream’ into reality than Aleksandr Mukhin, who spoke earlier this year. While the latter is struggling to force his way into the Rostov XI, you cannot say the same of the former.21-year-old Mukhin has featured in every one of CSKA’s 12 Russian Premier League games so far in 2023/24.

He hit a brace in a 4-1 thrashing of Moscow rivals Lokomotiv, and now has eight caps for the Russian national team under his belt.The youngster’s tactical flexibility, meanwhile, is doing his chances of regular football for club and country no harm, Mukhin impressing as an attacking midfielder, a defensive midfielder and even as a third centre-back at times.Andrei Kanchelskis gives his backingA long spell on the sidelines with a ligament injury threatens to derail Mukhin’s recent progress. But Andrei Kanchelskis – the former Manchester United winger – is backing Mukhin to bounce back and follow in his footsteps.“Anything is possible,” Kanchelskis, a two-time Premier League champion under Sir Alex Ferguson, tells MetaRatings. “I would like to see one of the Russian football players at Manchester United.

“It’s difficult, but everyone has a dream. I can only wish Max good luck, so that he works and believes in it.“Mukhin is a great guy. God willing, everything works out for him.”

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