Spurs Favourite to Ease Van Gaal’s Defensive Woes?
Manchester United are somewhat pivoting around in terms of defensive assuredness. Their recent defeat against Swansea City got the Dutchman resuming his scouting task. According to The Mirror, the Manchester club is keeping an eye of Tottenham Hotspur’s right back, Kyle Walker who returned lately after missing 10 months of football due to pelvis injury. The 24-year old might be the ideal player Van Gaal is looking for, vast Premier League experience, sufficient attacking flair and physically combative. However, the England international has four years left with the club from White Hart Lane and the fans adore him very much. Spurs and United are battling vigorously for the top four this season, if his current side secures a place in Europe, he should remain. If they don’t, then Red Devils could lure him to Old Trafford with this considerable point. The former Ajax caretaker has also labelled Southampton’s Clyne as a possible alternative, who would be rather cheaper.
Top Guns Want Simone’s Man
Atletico Madrid’s star in the making, Koke is without a doubt one of the brightest young prospect and is being monitored by plentiful clubs. It’s reported that Chelsea will not place their shopping basket at the Spanish club, however both Manchester clubs are on high zeal to do so. The 23-year old has been an engine in the middle of the park, identifies threat and capable of some outrageous long-distance goals. Manchester United boss, Louis Van Gaal has already stated that he is searching for a midfielder in the upcoming market, whereas The Citizens need to find a long-term plan for their powerhouse, dream team star Yaya Toure. Both fiery neighbours are never shy of breaking the bank for young talents. We might just be seeing either James Milner or Juan Mata losing control over their future at their clubs.
Sterling Contract Saga & Striker Hunt
There have been roller-coaster rides at Anfield surrounding the future of their wonder-kid Raheem Sterling who scored the second goal at St Mary’s last weekend. The electrifying winger has reportedly turned down series of new contracts offered by the club, yet manager Brendan Rodgers remained optimistic. Finally the England international has spoken to Liverpool Echo, “We’re working on it and hopefully it will be sorted soon.” Maybe it’s only about upsurge in wages but the 20-year old wants to stay with Liverpool. Is Liverpool going to hit the roof with a jaw-dropping package to downright shut doors to Real Madrid? Likewise, Rodgers mentioned it would be an incredible deal earlier this month. In another report by Metro, Rodgers has tracked former Real Madrid striker to partner Daniel Sturridge next season. Spanish international Alvaro Morata who joined Italian giants Juventus at the beginning of the season, has scored six goals out of 19 appearances for the Italian league leaders. Will The Reds take a massive gamble and splash 25 million pounds on the 22-year old?