Manchester United could have their next transfer signing within hours, according to the Spanish media outlet SPORT. The 28-year old has become frustrated with a lack of playing time at FC Barcelona, and is looking set to leave Catalonia this summer, with United interested.
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Manchester United have had a successful transfer window to this point, but you still feel the club needs to press on with another couple of signings if Louis van Gaal is to guide his side to mount a real title challenge in the Dutchman’s second season as manager.
Manchester United Football Club have had a successful summer transfer window up until this point, with the club bringing in plenty of fresh faces who certainly improve the squad as a whole, as well as the starting XI – particularly in the midfield area.
Manchester United have had a fantastic transfer window so far, but more faces will still be needed if the club are to mount a serious threat to Chelsea for their title this upcoming campaign. One way of improving their chances would be to make that ‘Galactico’ signing that the fans crave.
Louis Van Gaal will have to wait until after the European Super Cup if he waits to sign Pedro from Barcelona reports the Mirror.
The Super Cup will be played on the 11th August which will be too soon for Barcelona forwards Messi and Neymar who have been given an extended break after the Copa America. Barcelona are accepted to the fact that Pedro will leave but will not sell him to United until after the Super Cup Final.
Pedro, 28, will play for Barcelona against Sevilla which will mean he will miss United’s opening Premier League game against Tottenham. United are still in need of attacking options and LVG see’s Pedro as someone who can adapted and adhere to his ‘philosophy’ and with a release clause of just £22million is the ideal replacement for the outgoing Di Maria.
Article by Terry Saunders.
If United can’t sign Pedro until after the Super Cup should they target another signing instead?
Manchester United have already had a somewhat successful summer transfer window, but new recruits will be needed if a real title challenge is to be mounted this season. One player who seems to be of high priority is FC Barcelona’s Pedro.
Manchester United are yet to sign a centre-back for the new season, despite conceding a bucket-load of goals with the current options available to Louis van Gaal. When you add the perennial injuries to Chris Smalling and Phil Jones which seem an inevitability, it is quite concerning.
Manchester United’s summer spending clearly isn’t done here, with sources in Spain saying Louis van Gaal is ‘very close’ to securing a summer deal to bring Pedro Rodriguez of FC Barcelona to Old Trafford this summer, but whether thats as a replacement for Angel di Maria we still do not know.
Manchester United are clearly in the hunt for a centre-back this summer, but Louis van Gaal still hasn’t purchased one, and we’re just 11 days away from the start of the Premier League season, its of slight concern that we still haven’t signed anyone in that area.
Manchester United’s boss Louis van Gaal met the media last week, and hinted there may be a surprise striker signing coming through the Old Trafford doors before the transfer window slams shut on the 2nd September in around a months time.