After perhaps THE most blockbuster move of all time, the Manchester United fans in the Transfer Tavern are dreaming with wide eyed wonderment over a certain Paul Pogba.
The world’s most expensive footballer joins the likes of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Eric Bailly and Henrikh Mkhitaryan in Jose Mourinho’s Old Trafford overhaul, though question marks remain over swathes of the squad.
With their season opener away at Bournemouth just around the corner, our United supporting locals have been debating just how the self-proclaimed ‘Special One’ will line up on the South Coast.
Now, according to the Manchester Evening News, the Portuguese tactician has dropped his biggest hint yet as to who could partner the French powerhouse.
With a plethora of midfield options available, including the likes of Morgan Schniederlin and Ander Herrera, the ex-Chelsea coach has talked up Michael Carrick.
The England international has been a stoic presence in the Red Devils’ midfield for the past decade and could be the man to sit deep with the 23-year old in a 4-2-3-1 formation.
”We have Michael Carrick, 34 or 35-year-old-man. Stable, intelligent, to play as one man in front of the defenders, give us all the stability, he knows everything. Tactically very intelligent”, he told BT Sport.
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