Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has mainly focused on reinforcing the midfield department this summer.
Since the retirement of legendary Alex Ferguson, midfield has been United’s biggest concern. The dilemma should finally be over after quality acquisitions of Schneiderlin and Schweinsteiger.
The Red Devils are now very keen on improving their attack. Early on in the window, the Old Trafford club secured the signing of Dutch winger Memphis Depay who was Eredivisie’s top scorer last season.
However, now that the record signing Angel di Maria is joining French giants Paris Saint-Germain, United are eager to bring in quality players to replace the Argentine playmaker.
According to reports, another gifted Argentinian, Nicolas Gaitan is very close to joining Manchester United. He will play his last game for the Primeira Liga side this weekend ahead of United move.
As per the provided Metro link, a verbal agreement is already in place between United and Benfica and Gaitan is preparing to move to Old Trafford. The 27-year-old playmaker is set to become Man United’s 6th signing of the summer.