Whilst many in the Transfer Tavern were hoping for their side to be more competitive this season, it’s clear that Man Utd are a team on the up.
Jose Mourinho’s side have faltered at points, but when you compare the team with the one that David Moyes, and even Louis van Gaal, had to manage – it’s an entirely different prospect.
That team could change even more this summer, too, with the Sun reporting that Monaco midfielder Fabinho wants to move to Old Trafford this summer. What’s more, Jose Mourinho is said to be wishing for a new midfielder – meaning that this could be a match made in heaven.
Rated at £36 million by Transfer Markt, Fabinho certainly wouldn’t be cheap, but he’d provide exactly what Mourinho is wishing for in a transfer this summer.
But just how would he fit in? Many of Man Utd’s midfield spots have already been filled, but could his arrival demand a change in shape?
Given the success of the three-man defence in England as of late, a full-time switch to that formation could be best, allowing for two flanking wing-backs alongside a three-man central midfield trio – including Fabinho.
Take a look at this potential Man Utd midfield next season if Fabinho gets his wish…
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