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5 Players Who Can Replace Michael Carrick At Manchester United



  1. Marcelo Brozovic

Age: 24

Nationality: Croatia

Team: Inter Milan

Value: £18.8 million

The Inter midfielder is utilized as a box player, although this switch does not affect the accord or quality of play the team produces, irrespective of his position in midfield. A statistic comparison shows that Brozovic has more tackles per game to the English that is 2.9 to Carrick’s 1.2. Although Man United intercepts more in the midfield, Brozovic sweeps more in his own gameplay, has more assists than the latter and also provides more key passes including crosses, through and long balls. Carrick although has an upper hand in the rate of passing success, his 90.6% being ascendant to Brozovic’s 83.7%, which in a sump up, shows that he comes well within the budget of Man United and it could prove to be a worthy buy.

  1. Jean Michael Seri

Age: 25

Nationality: Ivory Coast

Team: OGC Nice

Value: £10.25 million

Ligue 1 is never considered a serious competition, nor is followed by mass football fans as all think this to be one-way traffic for Paris Saint-Germain. But this season, OG Nice has put up a brilliant display where he is one of the reasons. Seri’s statistics this season when calculated, when it comes to passing are almost barbaric. He supplied 8 assists this season excluding his 3 goals and 2.6 key passes per match; with pass accuracy as high as of 89.3%. It is very well assumed that if he rises to his prime holding this form, he can be a buy well to be bought and can prove to be clinical for the Reds in the veteran’s place.

  1. Idrissa Gueye

Age: 27

Nationality: Senegal

Team: Everton

Value: £9.39 million:

Idrissa Gueye, the Everton midfielder is well known for his tackling and defensive play.

He can be considered to be the most underrated player in the PL this season. With more number of tackles than Kante with fewer play minutes, he has done almost 4.9 tackles per game which are 93 in a sum up, the most in top 5 elite European leagues. He also has similar interception abilities, like that of Carrick. Well so says his statistics. His pass accuracy is as high as 85%. A player with his capability is a player a club will not like to let go hold of, given his premier league experience is to be taken into account.

  1. Marcos Llorente

 Age: 22

Nationality: Spain

Team: Deportivo Alaves (on loan from Real Madrid)

Value: £6.4 million

Deployed from Real Madrid’s youth academy, he is now loaned to Alaves where he has caught attention with his tackling play and his defense splitting passes. He is a young player, with grit and guts, who is strong with and without the ball. He holds the joint-second highest tackles per game record in La Liga, with 4.1 tackles per game as an average, along with 2.8 interceptions per match.

He is quite ambitious as shown in his statistics, with a try of 6.1 long balls per game and passing accuracy which is quite as good as 86.4 %. He can be a thing of awe for Man United even if he takes a bit of time for him to settle down.

  1. Johannes Geis

Age: 23

Nationality: Germany

Team: Sevilla

Value: £12.81 million

Geis has reportedly been a great and astonishing talent, who has the ability to take the control in deep midfield. His performance level has taken a high amount of rising since he has joined Schalke from Mainz. Now he plays for Sevilla.

With his predilection of direct play, his tackles per game (1.8) and his interceptions (2.5) are the covenant of his gladiatorial competence.

His play is a proof of his set pieces being confident and full of determination, along with his free kick abilities, competing with those of Bayer Leverkusen’s Hakan Calhanoglu, the free kick specialist of Bundesliga. Man United looks an ideal haven for this player, who is assumed to have a great future if he is given a role at the English side.

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5 Players Manchester United Should Sign This Transfer Window



5. Harry Maguire

After having a wonderful time at the FIFA World Cup Harry Maguire is in demand. Phil Jones is still good though but he isn’t perfect besides Eric Baily and Victor Lindelof have not fully performed under Jose Mourinho. Harry Maguire would be a perfect fit for the Manchester United squad.

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5 Players Manchester United Should Sign This Transfer Window



5. Sergej Milinkovic-Savic

Savic is touted as a future star and he is already showing the sings too. He is a defensive midfielder, who also like to charge ahead. He can a be a good option to fill the midfield positions. He is physically strong as deals with challenges pretty well. He is also tactically sound. In 29 games he has scored nine times, assisted twice and created 42 goal-scoring opportunities.

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Best Transfer Decisions Manchester United Can Make This Transfer Window



Manchester United has not done much business in January transfer window in recent season. There is a reason for that. When players are signed in summer they have to whole pre-season to  get used to things in new club and surroundings. But we can expect few decisions to be made this January if Manchester United are to challenge their rivals for title. Let’s look at few decisions that can make things easier for Manchester United.\

1. Sign Antoine Griezmann

This is the move that does not happen in January but now it is the time for Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho to bite the bullet and go for it. Signing Antoine Griezmann will make a bold statement to the rivals. Antoine Griezmann would be an upgrade to the Man United XI.

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