Antonio Candreva hints at Premier League move amid Manchester United interest

by Marwan Harraz

Inter Milan star and Manchester United target Antonio Candreva has hinted at a move to the Premier League in the future which will surely interest Jose Mourinho.

The Italian has featured for his side 21 times this season, assisting eight goals for his teammates from the right flank.

Mourinho has made it clear since the summer that he’s targeting a winger and it appears as though the Milan man would be a shrewd piece of business.

Currently 30 years old, Candreva would represent a more experienced signing perhaps in comparison to the Portuguese manager’s previous buys at United.

So far, Jose has brought in Eric Bailly, Paul Pogba, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Victor Lindelof, Romelu Lukaku and Nemanja Matic.

According to Goal, Antonio told Calcio 2000: “I really like the Premier League, as it’s an exceptional competition. I’d love to have a go at playing in the Premier League.”

It’s clear from the aforementioned players that Jose Mourinho likes to have a sprinkle of experience in his Manchester United side and so perhaps Antonio Candreva would make a good addition to the squad.

United are currently lacking a true winger in their squad with the only two naturals being retrained into full-backs; Antonio Valencia and Ashley Young.

The other options are Marcus Rashford, Mkhitaryan, Anthony Martial, Jesse Lingard and Juan Mata, none of whom are natural wingers by any means.

The Red Devils have been accused of being too narrow in their game this season and the addition of Candreva can help end this issue.

Mourinho has reportedly been interested in other younger options as well such as Bayer Leverkusen’s Leon Bailey but perhaps they would all cost more than Antonio would when all things are considered.

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