Former Assistant of Sir Alex Ferguson Urges Man Utd to Land Prime Midfield Goal that Ten Hag is Pursuing

Rene Meulensteen, former assistant to Sir Alex Ferguson, has urged Manchester United to make a robust effort to signal Frenkie de Jong. The Purple Devils pursued the Barcelona participant final summer time however have been unsuccessful of their makes an attempt. Supervisor Erik ten Hag has led United to a possible prime 4 spot with out the 26-year-old, however Meulensteen believes that one other top-class midfielder is required to compete on the highest stage. He urged that de Jong can be a superb selection as a result of his vitality, tactical expertise and good build-up play. Barcelona’s monetary state of affairs might also make them extra more likely to promote a few of their star gamers.

Meulensteen was no.2 at Outdated Trafford earlier than spending three months as boss of Fulham within the 2013-14 seasonCredit score: Getty – Contributor

Meulensteen additionally urged {that a} new goalkeeper may very well be a precedence for United following the lengthy tenure of David de Gea. He praised de Gea’s expertise however urged that the errors he has made this season could have been as a result of staleness. The summer time signings of Casemiro and Eriksen have additionally supplied help in plugging midfield gaps for United, delivering a strong debut season for ten Hag and doubtlessly resulting in a home cup double with a Wembley win over rivals Manchester Metropolis subsequent month.

Nonetheless, Meulensteen believes that de Jong can be a superb addition to United’s squad as a result of his expertise and vitality, and made a robust plea for the membership to make a concerted effort to signal him.

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