It’s possibly the best news that Manchester United have had all season. Our favourite publication, the bastion of truth otherwise known as The Guardian, said this of Manchester United’s summer transfer business:
This newspaper’s information is that deals have already been provisionally agreed for two players in what promises to be an extensive recruitment programme over the summer. The club have deliberately tried to set up transfers six months in advance.
So, with scores of names being thrown around the place, who are the two that Manchester United have reportedly snared. Here is what we think:
William Carvalho: The fanfare has been all about Toni Kroos over the last few months, as his performances and contract wrangles have at adorned the back pages. Kroos would be an exceptional addition but we think that Manchester United have a real fight on their hands to get him. He’s coming into the peak of his career and he is already with the European Champions. Ilkay Gundogan is perhaps a more realistic acquisition.
But reports over the last few days have suggested that Manchester United might have agreed a fee for Sporting Lisbon star William Carvalho. The reported fee of 37m Euros seems high. But the 21 year old has the ability to perform at a similar level as Patrick Viera and Yaya Toure. He’s got a similar sort of physical presence and a beautiful understanding of the game, despite his tender years – he could play for Manchester United for a decade.
Luke Shaw – A Chelsea fan as a boy, but Gareth Bale idolised Ryan Giggs and still didn’t end up at Manchester United. We have sneaky feeling that he will go to Old Trafford this summer. It make sense that a deal would be tied up early because this lad is surely going to Brazil. If he gets on the park his flawlessness will be there for all to see and the fee may rise.
He’s still 4/6 favourite with SkyBet to join Manchester United.
Let’s see the lad in action. Manchester United fans – Do you think that these two are headed for Old Trafford this summer?
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