Our Manchester United fans here in the Transfer Tavern are expecting a lot of movement in and out of Old Trafford this summer, and a defender is surely high on the watchlist.
The regulars in the bar have been watching United for most of the season and feel there’s still something missing within the ranks, despite the huge money spent in recent years. Since they last won the Premier League in 2013, the Red Devils haven’t had a recognised defensive pairing to name, with many pretenders failing to convince.
A lot of chopping and changing has happened, however many in the pub feel that Eric Bailly needs to have a partner to move the club forward. Especially if they are to challenge on a serious note for Premier League titles and the Champions League, something our resident Red Devils are absolutely desperate for.
Mourinho has been linked with raiding his former club and moving for Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane. Indeed, this may be a smart move, but our landlord thinks that there are better defenders out there who would fit in at Old Trafford better and here’s TWO…