Manchester United defeated their arch rivals Liverpool yesterday to register sixth straight win in the premier league.
The Red Devils are now 10 points clear of merseysiders as the Reds are just too weak as compared to last season.
Liverpool face another season finish out of top 4 while United are favorites to earn CL qualification back.
However, for more improved season, Louis van Gaal must sign key players in January transfer window. Midfielder and central defender should be the targets.
Defense is United’s main concern. Although, thanks to a world class David de Gea, United look solid at the back but they still lack that leadership.
Signing world class players in the January transfer window is not always easy and hence United are also looking at young quality alternative.
According to reports, Manchester United are closing in to secure the signature of 19 year old Uruguayan international Jose Gimenez.
The Atletico defender is a bright prospect and has featured in 7 games this season.
As per the provided link, United’s rivals Manchester City are also interested in him and Atletico have actually rejected a decent offer of 17 million pounds.
Manchester United will surely have to up that figure if they are to sign Gimenez from the Spanish champions.
Will the price tag be too high for the young defender as that sum can surely lure experienced defenders as well. We shall see how the transfer saga unfolds.
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