Former Assistant of Sir Alex Ferguson Urges Man Utd to Land High Midfield Goal that Ten Hag is Pursuing

Rene Meulensteen, former assistant to Sir Alex Ferguson, has urged Manchester United to make a powerful effort to signal Frenkie de Jong. The Pink Devils pursued the Barcelona participant final summer time however had been unsuccessful of their makes an attempt. Supervisor Erik ten Hag has led United to a possible high 4 spot with out the 26-year-old, however Meulensteen believes that one other top-class midfielder is required to compete on the highest stage. He advised that de Jong can be a wonderful selection attributable to his power, tactical abilities and good build-up play. Barcelona’s monetary state of affairs might also make them extra prone to promote a few of their star gamers.

Meulensteen was no.2 at Outdated Trafford earlier than spending three months as boss of Fulham within the 2013-14 seasonCredit score: Getty – Contributor

Meulensteen additionally advised {that a} new goalkeeper might be a precedence for United following the lengthy tenure of David de Gea. He praised de Gea’s expertise however advised that the errors he has made this season might have been attributable to staleness. The summer time signings of Casemiro and Eriksen have additionally offered help in plugging midfield gaps for United, delivering a stable debut season for ten Hag and doubtlessly resulting in a home cup double with a Wembley win over rivals Manchester Metropolis subsequent month.

Nevertheless, Meulensteen believes that de Jong can be a wonderful addition to United’s squad attributable to his abilities and power, and made a powerful plea for the membership to make a concerted effort to signal him.

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