Manchester United’s defeat to Crystal Palace on Sunday was their 12th of the Premier League season and regardless of the facet ending sixth and qualifying for the Europa League, incoming supervisor Erik ten Hag faces a large rebuilding job in the summertime.
Issues lie everywhere in the pitch, the defence is poor and concedes too many objectives, and the midfield is lacklustre and wishes urgently refreshed, however the principle gripe is throughout the ahead areas.
Solely Cristiano Ronaldo (24) has scored greater than ten objectives out of all of the Man United forwards and this space must be prioritised through the summer season.
With Ralf Rangnick revealing that Edinson Cavani shall be leaving the membership on the finish of the season, Ronaldo would be the solely recognised centre ahead.
One participant that has been linked with the membership is Lille striker Jonathan David, and the 22-year-old may very well be a superb slot in ten Hag’s new United facet.
Will Man Utd signal Jonathan David?
David has scored 19 objectives in 48 appearances in all competitions for the French facet as they struggled within the defence of their Ligue 1 title. Though shy of the 24 netted by Ronaldo, there isn’t any doubt the younger expertise has the potential to achieve the Premier League.
Lille are reportedly demanding £46m to ensure that a facet to prise their key asset away from the membership and it’s a price that Man Utd might actually afford, though Arsenal are additionally within the operating.
The Canada worldwide was praised by nationwide coach John Herdman, who dubbed David as “fearless”, so it’s no surprise he has netted a powerful 20 objectives in simply 30 video games for his nation.
That is the kind of scientific nature that the Pink Devils want. Ronaldo is 37 and may’t drag the facet alongside by himself. A duo of David and the Portuguese star would certainly get the Previous Trafford devoted buzzing, and these are the kind of signings ten Hag must make in an effort to get off to a great begin.
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