Manchester United fans in the Transfer Tavern have been enjoying a turn in form lately with Jose Mourinho’s summer signings finally coming to the fore and putting together some strong performances.
That, though, has left many, including our landlord, wondering what could have happened this season for the club if United had managed to click earlier on.
They are, at best, going to finish in the top four this season when a title challenge could have been on if they’d hooked things up quicker but that is something they cannot change now.
Injuries and loss of form have stifled United’s progress – particularly at the back with injuries to Eric Bailly, Chris Smalling and Luke Shaw the most notable absentees to Mourinho’s side.
That, then, is why our landlord expects the Manchester United board to fund some defensive signings in January and he reckons these four players are viable options for the Red Devils…
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