Manchester United

Landing this £17.1m-rated midfielder would be the perfect deadline day deal for Man Utd – agreed?

The Man Utd fans in the Transfer Tavern are desperate for their side to be busy on deadline day. It’s been a pretty quiet window so far for the Red Devils, but with over 12 hours to go until the window slams shut, there is more than enough time for Jose Mourinho to complete a deal or two.

There is clearly a need for improvement at Old Trafford, with a few positions requiring further quality. One particular area of concern for the Red Devils is the midfield, with a lack of long-term options proving to be problematic for Jose Mourinho.

It would make sense for him to invest in this area, then, and our landlord thinks that Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred would be the perfect solution.

A powerful, direct central midfielder, Fred has impressed in Ukraine this season. Excellent in the tackle and with the ball at his feet, he is – in many ways – the complete midfielder. Serving as the engine in the middle of the park, he helps to control the game and find a balance between defence and midfield.

At 24-years-old, he’s a player that is still getting better and better, and amongst the talented company that he would be around at Man Utd, he clearly has the potential to turn into one of Europe’s best.

A move for him makes particular sense for Man Utd when you consider the current crop of players at Old Trafford. Both Marouane Fellaini and Michael Carrick still look on course to leave at the end of the season, opening up a clear spot for Fred in the team. It makes sense, then, to bring him in as soon as possible to begin his adjustment to life in England, rather than looking to do a deal in the summer.

Man Utd’s squad is full of talent – and a deadline day move for Fred would make a lot of sense.

Man Utd fans – thoughts?

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