Manchester United: Is this the new look midfield?

The media has gone nuts over the last 24 hours with stories of Manchester United signings. As usual, there appears to be a massive jumping of the gun in terms of how advanced any prospective deals are.

The Mirror reported that a deal had been agreed for a highly promising youngster and the story has completely caught fire across the web. They said:

Manchester United have wrapped up the signing of Sporting Lisbon star William Carvalho, and Toni Kroos is NEXT on the list

The Sporting Lisbon defensive ­midfielder’s agent was given a tour of the club’s Carrington training ground last week and Portuguese international Carvalho will sign for United for £37million before the World Cup finals in Brazil.

Although we think that the press has been a little over eager on this one, we do believe that a deal could well be done for this lad. He’s a really classy performer – a big lad, with physical presence and a super engine. But he’s also a very skillful player on the ball. He strokes the ball around with effortless ease and has a sort of nonchalance about him which is very evident in Yaya Toure.

At 21 he’s still learning his game but we think that he would be a sensational signing for Manchester United. If the club can twin him with Toni Kroos in the midfield next season then the team will start to look very special once more.

Let’s see him in action. Manchester United fans – keen?


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