Go For It Mourinho – This £27.5m Bayern Munich Star Could Be A Shrewd Signing For Manchester United This Summer – SoccerSouls

Go For It Mourinho – This £27.5m Bayern Munich Star Could Be A Shrewd Signing For Manchester United This Summer

Renato Sanches would be a great addition for Manchester United

Renato Sanches

Should Manchester United Once Again Attempt To Sign Renato Sanches?

After a slight hesitation that cost Manchester United the signature of Portuguese sensation Renato Sanches last summer, the Red Devils may be offered another chance to get their hands on the player in the upcoming summer window.

United were heavily linked with a move for Sanches ahead of Jose Mourinho’s first season, but the managerial change that took place allowed German champions Bayern Munich to swoop in and steal the midfielder from under the noses of the English club for an initial fee of £27.5million.

Now, however, exactly 12 months later, United are likely to be presented with another shot at signing Sanches as he could be on the way out of Allianz Arena in the upcoming window.

Following his big-money move to Germany, Sanches has found it extremely hard to break into the starting line-up under new boss Carlo Ancelotti. The Italian has preferred to use the midfield trio of Thiago Alcantara, Arturo Vidal, and Xabi Alonso and as a result, the 19-year old was afforded just 6 starts in the Bundesliga and played a total of just 903 minutes across all competitions, without scoring a single goal or registering a single assist.

With Die Roten close to signing German midfielder Leon Goretzka in the summer from Schalke, Sanches’ situation is unlikely to improve and German publication Kicker (h/t Metro) reported a few weeks back that once Goretzka’s deal is done, Bayern will listen to offers for the Portuguese teenager. United remain keen on the youngster as manager Jose Mourinho looks to bolster his options in the midfield ahead of next campaign.

Despite the fact that he has had a poor season in Germany, Sanches still remains one of the most promising midfielders in Europe. The youngster burst onto the scenes in the 2015-16 campaign for Benfica and caught everyone’s eyes with some stellar performances that earned him a call-up to the Portugal National Team for the UEFA Euro 2016 tournament in France.

He did his growing reputation no harm as he put in some excellent displays in the competition, playing an important role in Portugal’s Euro triumph. After having shone on the biggest stages of European football, things may not have gone as per plans for Sanches, but his quality is still there.

The 19-year old, in his short time with Benfica, played in multiple positions – central midfield, defensive midfield, and on the flanks, but seemed to have found his home in a box-to-box role. United have played a midfield three this season, using Paul Pogba, Ander Herrera, and Michael Carrick. Fellaini was used extensively as well.

With Carrick’s future in doubt, Herrera could be the ideal heir to step into his shoes. So bringing in Sanches to play alongside Pogba would be the best thing that could happen to Manchester United’s midfield. His energy and burst of pace over short distances allow him to cover the ground effectively, while his exceptional distribution skills combined with his positional awareness would allow Pogba to flourish more.

There is no question of whether Sanches will be a major improvement on Fellaini. The Belgian may add value to the team with his aerial prowess and physicality, but the 19-year old will bring so much more to the table than that. Sanches is a better passer of the ball, is technically much more well-equipped and his defensive nous along with his energy and athleticism will make him a much better option in the midfield.

A poor season may have dented his reputation a little, but there are no doubts about his potential and if he is backed and given confidence by the right person, he can achieve great heights. Mourinho could be that person to get the best out of him. So, if the opportunity arises for Manchester United to sign him in the summer, they shouldn’t dilly-dally like they did last time.

Budding writer. Football fanatic. Red Devil for life.

0 Comments

  1. get a job

    May 31, 2017 at 9:47 am

    I absolutely love your site.. Pleasant colors & theme. Did you build this amazing site yourself? Please reply back as I’m planning to create my own site and want to know where you got this from or what the theme is named. Kudos!

  2. online shopping

    May 31, 2017 at 9:47 am

    This web site truly has all the information and facts I needed concerning this subject and didn’t know who to ask.

  3. nikon camera price

    June 1, 2017 at 2:22 am

    Excellent pieces. Keep writing such kind of information on your blog. Im really impressed by your site.

  4. financial services

    June 1, 2017 at 2:31 am

    Way cool! Some extremely valid points! I appreciate you penning this post plus the rest of the site is also very good.

  5. linux.ca

    June 1, 2017 at 3:21 am

    If job safety іs high on yoᥙr listing of prіorities, that is another factor tgɑt isnt suppliеd by freelancing.

    Many individuals hould be ɑssured of steady revenuе, at a
    price that theyll rely on, in order to hkld their bills and on a regular bɑsis living bills up to
    date. Freеlancing iis not ging to provide the јob and earningѕ sefurity that you would have from being on the
    workers of a ⅼaw firm.

  6. small business help

    June 1, 2017 at 11:56 am

    Hi I am so grateful I found your site, I really found you by error, while I was searching on Askjeeve for something else, Anyways I am here now and would just like to say many thanks for a marvelous post and a all round thrilling blog (I also love the theme/design), I don’t have time to look over it all at the minute but I have bookmarked it and also included your RSS feeds, so when I have time I will be back to read a great deal more, Please do keep up the superb job.

  7. online learning

    June 1, 2017 at 4:12 pm

    Hi! I’ve been following your site for a long time now and finally got the bravery to go ahead and give you a shout out from Lubbock Texas! Just wanted to say keep up the great work!

  8. health plan

    June 1, 2017 at 9:40 pm

    Hey There. I found your blog using msn. This is a very well written article. I will make sure to bookmark it and return to read more of your useful information. Thanks for the post. I will certainly comeback.

  9. hair bundles

    June 2, 2017 at 4:03 am

    I JUST Received hair bundles https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=koiFnDsfNPU ! I really like THEM! SO Lovable They’re SO SOFT. I Are not able to Wait TO WATERPROOF THEM ! YEAH!

  10. investment shares

    June 2, 2017 at 10:10 am

    Hello There. I found your blog using msn. This is an extremely well written article. I will be sure to bookmark it and come back to read more of your useful info. Thanks for the post. I will definitely comeback.

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply