Four signings to win Man United the Premier League
Contributor Ollie Turner proposes four possible signings to ensure Manchester United successfully defend their Premier League title. Manchester United are without doubt a huge team with some great experience. But with the loss of Sir Alex Ferguson and the aging of some of their best players (Giggs, Vidic, Evra etc.), some believe that they may […]
Manchester United are, without doubt, a huge team with some great experience. But with the loss of Sir Alex Ferguson and the ageing of some of their best players (Giggs, Vidic, Evra, etc.), some believe that they may struggle next season more than we have seen in a while.
Clearly, being the defending champions, the side is not a weak one. However, without some additions, new manager David Moyes could find himself in a spot of bother. The side are running short in defence, with Vidic, Evra and Ferdinand all struggling for fitness as they press past the age of 31. Similarly, Nani is not the talent that he used to be on the wing, and with the rest of the ageing midfield, some fresh faces are needed, surprisingly urgently. However, by cashing in on want-out Rooney and Monaco target Nani, United could have some real spending power this summer. So, which four signings could help United to hold onto the Premiership title this season?
Leighton Baines – Everton
Position: Left Back
Value: £18 million
Transfer Info: This is one of the most obvious transfers of the summer. Baines is arguably the best left-back in the league, and his old manager, Moyes, is now at the helm in Manchester. Evra, despite having incredible performances in the past, is getting too old to be relied on to win the League, so United have to step up and match Everton’s £18 million asking price to get this deal done.