Manchester United’s defence has been put into question several times over the summer, but on the pitch the duo of Daley Blind and Chris Smalling, flanked on the wings by Matteo Darmian and Luke Shaw have done a fantastic job, but you do feel one more body in that area is essential.
According to Sky Sports News, reported Manchester United target John Stones has handed in a transfer request at Everton, as he looks to force through a move to either United or Chelsea.
Stones, 21, has been subject to three official bids from Chelsea – with the highest one coming in at £30million. All of which have been immediately rejected.
If Manchester United want to steal Stones from under Mourinho’s nose then the club will have to act fast and come in with a high offer to kick things off. Its clear that Stones’ head has been turned now and there seems no way back for him at Goodison, so hopefully Woodward can get this deal done.