ERIK TEN HAG has been slammed for failing to signal Tottenham star Micky van de Ven by Paul Merson.
The centre-back has hit the bottom working for Spurs since becoming a member of for £43million in the summertime.
Paul Merson questioned why Erik ten Hag didn’t signal Micky van de VenCredit score: Getty
Manchester United have shipped objectives this seasonCredit score: Reuters
In the meantime United have leaked objectives and suffered from an harm disaster on the again, with Erik ten Hag counting on summer time signing Johnny Evans in current video games.
Merson believes he ought to have been conscious of Van de Ven given they’re compatriots, suggesting the 22-year-old is without doubt one of the greatest centre-backs within the Premier League.
The pundit stated on Sky Sports activities: “I might be asking questions. If I owned the membership. I might be sitting there now and I might be going to you because the supervisor ‘Why didn’t we get the lad at Tottenham?
“He’s Dutch. You’re Dutch. You already know the league. You already know the gamers. Why is he at Tottenham and he isn’t right here? And we haven’t obtained a centre-half’.
“No disrespect to Evans. However you might be enjoying a 30-odd-year-old subsequent to Maguire. Varane can’t get match. Lindelof, I don’t suppose is an actual centre-half, if I’m being completely sincere.
“Then you’re looking at this participant (Van de Ven), who is without doubt one of the greatest centre-halves within the league, in the intervening time. And he isn’t enjoying for United. He wasn’t £80-90million. Severe questions.”
United are believed to be eager on strengthening their defence in the summertime and signing a centre-back is excessive on their agenda.
Good star Jean-Clair Todibo is known to be on the high of their wishlist together with Bayer Leverkusen’s Edmond Tapsoba.
The Crimson Devils are additionally stated to be keen on Galatasary right-back Sacha Boey following his spectacular performances within the Champions League.
Arsenal and Newcastle have additionally been linked to the £17.5m-rated defender.