Manchester United have a fragile defence and it is expected some additions will be made to bolster it.
In English Premier League, Manchester United ended their season outside the top four and has thus missed out on Champions League spot. A lot of the blame for that should go to Manchester United’s weak and inconsistent defence.
The Red Devils are expected to strengthen their squad and defence in particular with some bright additions in the upcoming transfer market. Reports have it that Crystal Palace defender Wan-Bissaka is among United’s targets to bolster the defensive department.
Manchester United legend Gary Neville as backed this idea and admitted Wan-Bissake is a massive talent. ” He’s a massive talent and the club, to be fair, have always signed young, emerging British talent. I don’t think that should change and it would seem to me that the club would like to go back down that route and he is one,” the former player told the Evening Standard.
“The price is always going to be big because clubs are wise now to it, you can’t pinch players off clubs for £5 million or £6 million. They are wise to it and have the Premier League funding of £100-odd million so they don’t need to panic, they don’t need extra £5 million or £10 million – they want £50 million or £60 million,” added Neville justifying Crystal Palace’s demands.
If Manchester United manages to sign him, he will be a decent option at the the right-back position for the club. During the 2018-19 season, United struggled on the right flank defensively. He will be a good option for the club on that position in the starting XI.
The 21-year-old defender made 39 appearances for Crystal Palace this season and was quite impressive. If he joins Manchester United, he will surely be one for the future, given his age.
Manchester United seriously require defensive reinforcements and signing players who are already playing in the Premier League is a good option. Wan-Bissaka is young and talented and could be the solution to United’s leaky defence on the right flank. However, it remains to be seen if United will meet Crystal Palace’s demands.