Bayern Munich ace Thiago Alcantara has been heavily linked with Liverpool recently, although it seems that Manchester United have now declared an interest in the Bayern Munich midfielder, which had generated considerable reaction from their fan base.
The Spaniard made 40 appearances for for the Bundesliga side last season as they won a treble of league, cup and Champions League, and at the age of 29, he looks to be in his prime. Over the course of his career with Bayern and Barcelona, the midfielder has played 389 times and scored 45 goals whilst also setting up another 57, per Transfermarkt.
His in-game stats from last season show why some of the best sides in England want to acquire his signature as he managed three successful dribbles per match and made 1.9 tackles as well as 1.9 interceptions per game, via WhoScored.
This suggests that he is good at bringing the ball out of defence into attack and is also adept at breaking up opposition attacks. Such a player could be very good for the Red Devils’ squad, which already has high-profile attacking midfielders in Paul Pogba and Bruno Fernandes and a third such player who is at their level could make them very strong in that part of the pitch.
— utdreport (@utdreport) August 30, 2020
Bring him in pic.twitter.com/jJgRUP5oqJ
— 🌊™️ (@RealistGlizzy) August 30, 2020
About time.. moment needed now 👍🏾
— LA 1 (@TheRealLA1) August 30, 2020
We won’t get him. Fabrizio said the only reason Liverpool refuse to pay because they want him as a free agent 6 months later. Liverpool will pay once they know another club’s interested
— arf (@UtdArf) August 30, 2020
I hope it’s true but i don’t think this is, i think bayern is using our name to push liverpool to pay 30M.
Buying a great player like alcantara for just 30M is a great deal and he will help a lot our midfielder to become better and give everything on the pitch
— Fouad (@fouadgcm) August 30, 2020
Would love him at Utd as we need a number 6 who will dictate the tempo from deep but think he wants the Liverpool move. But De Gea and Mata might do us a favour..
— darryl_lal (@DarrylLal) August 30, 2020
To have an interest and to actually buy a player are two different things. Our club fails to understand that. Wake up @ManUtd !!!
— Ahbaan Tumbi 🔰 (@AhbaanT18) August 30, 2020
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