Our Manchester United fans here in the Transfer Tavern today are discussing what players United should have tried a little harder to sign this January window.
Jose Mourinho captured what is possibly the signing of the window in Alexis Sanchez, however many of the punters in the bar feel that United needed one or two more incomings to really start to push for trophies this season.
Still, despite some degree of negativity amongst our more cynical United fans, life is good with Alexis through the door. Indeed, by bringing in Sanchez, it frees up Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford to play down the middle in their preferred positions. It also allows a degree of flexibility within the three, who can all interlink their positions.
While the left-back position seems sorted for now, with Luke Shaw upping his game in recent weeks and the stalwart Ashley Young playing unbelievably in the same position, though would need some strengthening in the long-term. Nonetheless, United fans here in pub feel that the still need something in the midfield, maybe an out and out winger, possibly someone to come in the centre of the park and be the creative box-to-box force when Paul Pogba’s out…
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