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Michael Olise ‘makes choice’ between Chelsea and Man Utd amid transfer speculation.



Michael Olise “decides” between Manchester United and Chelsea amidst transfer rumors.Michael Olise, a standout for Crystal Palace, reportedly stated his preference between Manchester United and Chelsea in regards to a transfer, as the 22-year-old appears poised for a move.

Since joining from Reading in 2021, the Palace winger has been a mainstay at Selhurst Park. However, there have been persistent rumors connecting Olise to a move away from the club in recent times.


Injury concerns have limited Olise to seven starts in the Premier League this year; however, the Frenchman has still managed to contribute to one assist and score five goals, demonstrating his potential.


Olise came perilously close to being acquired by Chelsea in the summer following the activation of the “complex” £35 million release clause by Todd Boehly.Olise, who was recovering from a severe hamstring injury, elected to remain with Crystal Palace while signing a new contract with Selhurst Park. This decision placed Mauricio Pochettino’s squad in an unfavorable position following their open pursuit of the winger.It appeared that Crystal Palace Chairman Steve Parish made the contract extension announcement “out of nowhere.”


In a tweet, Parish commented: “I’m absolutely delighted to announce @m.olise has decided to commit his future to Crystal Palace football club and this afternoon signed a new four-year deal with the club.”The precise value of the release clause in Olise’s new contract is not disclosed; nevertheless, it is anticipated to be considerably greater than the £35 million that Chelsea exercised in the summer.Considering his present injury that has imposed a suspension until February, it seems improbable that he will depart Crystal Palace within the current transfer window.


Chelsea continue to be interested in acquiring Olise despite suffering a setback in the summer. However, they face competition from Manchester United, who are also seeking a right-winger.The sport of football. Despite having been a member of the Chelsea academy until the age of 14, London assert that the France U21 international would rather transfer to Old Trafford than across London.


Reportedly, the predilection stems from the 22-year-old having been a Manchester United supporter since his youth, despite having attended the Manchester City academy before joining Reading.