Manchester United supervisor Erik ten Hag could possibly be pressured right into a defensive shake-up primarily based on what he has witnessed in his first season in cost.
For essentially the most half, the Dutchman appeared to want a partnership of World Cup winners Lisandro Martinez and Raphael Varane with the Argentine specifically impressing together with his aggressive defending and passing.
The Frenchman’s aerial prowess within the field and positioning potential helped the Pink Devils lots however what let down the staff was his horrendous harm file.
United want a Varane various if Maguire leaves
The 30-year-old missed 15 video games in complete as a result of three separate harm points whereas he accomplished 90 minutes solely 24 occasions throughout the course of the marketing campaign.
Membership captain Harry Maguire‘s future is unsure after the Englishman successfully dropped all the way down to fifth alternative defender and began solely 16 occasions.
He misplaced his most well-liked left centre-back spot and most studies have a tendency to point that he can be on his method in the summertime with the membership trying to increase cash by means of participant gross sales.
If he does find yourself leaving, one other centre-back can be required with The Peoples Individual reporting not too long ago that Monaco’s Axel Disasi has emerged as a shock contender for a transfer to Outdated Trafford.
Previous to his identify rising, Serie A champion Kim Min-jae of Napoli appeared to be the popular alternative with a number of studies stating it’s only a matter of time earlier than the Pink Devils pounce on his low launch clause.
Kim first alternative with Disasi the backup possibility
Whereas Disasi’s emergence has led to doubts concerning the South Korean’s transfer, former lawyer and Italian sports activities director Enrico Fedele has revealed that the Napoli star will certainly be coming to Manchester.
“Does Axel Disasi’s imminent transfer to Manchester United blow up Kim Min-jae’s transfer to the Pink Devils?
“The South Korean has already left, he’s accomplished all the things with the English, don’t fear. At worst, they’ll purchase two defenders,” he advised Radio Marte (h/t Space Napoli).
It does appear that Kim is Ten Hag’s major alternative whereas Disasi is his backup plan and it’s unlikely that United will sanction a deal for each contemplating the restricted switch price range.