Manchester United not only need an elite striker next season but also a midfielder capable of receiving the ball under pressure and possessing an killer pass.
Casemiro’s suspension and Christian Eriksen’s injury have severely hampered United’s campaign as none of their current players have the capability of consistently performing in Erik ten Hag’s system.
Scott McTominay can offer physicality, loan star Marcel Sabitzer has the ability to shoot from distance while Fred can press effectively. But all the other crucial areas are lacking in their game.
United need a midfield maestro
All of United’s recent games have been characterised by a helter-skelter approach with the Reds unable to take charge of proceedings.
The 20-time English league champions need to bring in someone who can control the tempo of the game and they have been linked with moves for Frenkie de Jong, Jude Bellingham and Romeo Lavia.
An interesting name that has resurfaced thanks to Argentine journalist Cesar Luis Merlo is that of Brighton superstar Alexis Mac Allister.
🚨Manchester United, Liverpool y Arsenal tienen interés concreto en fichar a Alexis Mac Allister en el próximo mercado de pases. Dos de esos clubes ya están negociando por el futbolista del Brighton.
*️⃣Su padre y agente se encuentra en Inglaterra monitoreando la situación. pic.twitter.com/WQ3Ykmy5G7
— César Luis Merlo (@CLMerlo) April 5, 2023
The World Cup winner is the top scorer for the Seagulls with 10 goals in all competitions and he also has two assists to his name.
The 24-year-old is versatile to boot, as he can play all across the centre of the park — as the No 6, 8 as well as the in the attacking midfielder’s role.
As reported previously by The Peoples Person, Brighton could be forced to part with their talisman for a fee of around £70million.
WC winner Mac Allister in demand
United are not the only club after his signature with the Argentine reporter revealing that Liverpool and Arsenal have specific interest in Mac Allister.
“Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal have specific interest in signing Alexis Mac Allister in the next transfer window. Two of those clubs are already negotiating for the Brighton footballer.
“His father and agent is in England monitoring the situation,” he tweeted.
Mac Allister’s signing could prove to be quite the coup if United can pull off this deal. He is extremely versatile and talented and already is Premier League-proven.
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