Unbeaten in their last 16 matches in all competitions, Manchester United supporters in the Football Transfer Tavern will certainly be content with how things are going for their club right now, and will be pleased that some of the fringe members of the squad have been offloaded during the January transfer window.
The departures of Morgan Schneiderlin and Memphis Depay to Everton and Lyon respectively have brought in some respectable transfer fees – although the fans standing at the bar would have been disappointed that they didn’t at least see more from the latter – and the latest United player to be linked with a move away this month is winger Ashley Young.
The former England international is the latest in a long line of players from Europe that is said to be interesting a club from the Chinese Super League – Shandong Luneng, who already own former Premier League stars Papiss Cisse and Graziano Pelle – in what could turn out to be a very lucrative deal for the 31-year-old, and potentially the Red Devils too – the landlord would agree that it’s time for the wide man to go.
Here are THREE reasons why United must let Young leave for pastures new in China…Like what the TT have on offer? Sign up for more notifications!