How will Manchester United renovation end?0
Manchester United under the management of Ole-Gunnar Solskjaer have confidently entered the transfer market, having bought Swansea player as well as releasing Valencia.
The Red Devils ended the season on sixth place in the EPL, not having achieved positive results in national cups. The only bright spot for the Mancunians this year is a victory over PSG and advancement to quarter-finals. However, the fans are not too pleased with that, while their main antagonist, Liverpool, achieved a victory in the Champions League.
The club management gave chance to the young Norwegian manager, who is already making squad changes. Manchester United announced the departure of Ander Herrera and now said goodbye to the team captain Antonio Valencia. The 33-year old halfback, famous for his game on the wing of defense, had his contract expired and the club did not apply the option of extension for another year.
Daniel James came from Swansea to replace Herrera, which was signed by the Reds for 20 million euros. The Welshman became the first purchase of Solskjaer at the head coach post. Last season the player scored five goals and made 10 assists in the Championship. Whereas, it will be difficult for Man Utd to find quality performers for defense. This is primarily connected to the club not playing in the Champions League and the price tag on them will change respectively.
The appropriate option for the club could only be exchange with Barcelona. While the club is trying to extend a contract with Juan Mata, the situation with whom is closely followed by the Catalan giant. Blaugranas also do not mind strengthen themselves with Rashford.
A source from Barcelona claims that the club is considering an option of the Spaniard’s transfer, who next season already can become a free agent. This is a good opportunity for Man Utd to take themselves a conditional Nelson Semedo on the right wing or Sergi Roberto, even they are needed to be paid additionally for.
This way Man Utd out themselves in a difficult situation, when top players don’t want to go to the team and they only should rely on the scout service. At the same time, a modern analog of the Class of 92 can be a chance for redemption, but considering modern tendencies, more and more players burn with desire to fight for the native crest and prefer fame and money.