Incoming Manchester United boss, Erik ten Hag, has been told to sign Declan Rice’s West Ham teammate Jarrod Bowen in his first transfer window in charge at Old Trafford.

Former Chelsea midfielder Andy Townsend, gave the suggestion, adding that he expects West Ham to receive ‘a bid or two’ for the England star this summer.

Bowen has been exceptional for West Ham since joining from Hull City in 2020.

In the concluding season, he netted 18 goals and provided 13 assists in all competitions for the Hammers.

Townsend says Manchester United’s incoming boss, Ten Hag could make him one of his first signings.

Manchester United will support their new Dutch coach to overhaul the entire team and bring in new faces in a bid to return the club to their former glory.

Manchester will finish the season far outside the top four as they currently sit sixth in the Premier League and could not make it to the final of any major competitions.

Townsend told talkSPORT: “Would you have him[Jarrod Bowen]at Manchester United? Like a shot you would.

EPL: Erik ten Hag told to make Jarrod Bowen his first signing at Man United