Man United told to sign Argentine, Solskjaer on Pogba United future, Solskjaer told £50m man would be great signing
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Manchester United target John McGinn would be worth “every penny” in the eyes of Ian Taylor.
United acquired the services of Daniel James and Aaron Wan-Bassika, and Harry Maguire during the summer, but there is a feeling that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants to add a striker or two to his squad, another midfielder and another defender to the back-line.
And reports emerged during the transfer window claiming United are preparing a bid for 24-year-old Scotland international after Mcginn his outstanding season with promoted Villa, in which he netted seven goals and ten assists.
The young mans performances also earned him the club’s Players’ Player and Fans’ Player of the Year awards ahead of homegrown hero Jack Grealish, prompting United to show a very keen interest.
And amid talk that United are lining up a possible January move, Taylor has told United that the signing of McGinn would be worth every penny, even if it leads to a mega money switch to Old Trafford.
“I think the likes of John McGinn can go all the way and play at the very highest level,” Taylor, speaking on behalf of GentingBet, exclusively told Express Sport.
“The thing is, he did sign a new contract not so long ago. It’ll cost a lot to prise him away from our football club.
“I don’t know whether that price tag will scare people off or not. He’s made big, big strides since he came last year.
“It’ll be a massive price hike if someone does put the money down to buy him but I think he’d be worth every penny.”
Jermaine Jenas has urged Mauricio Pochettino to snub Arsenal and wait for the Manchester United job.
After months and months and months of rumours and speculation about the future of Unai Emery, the Gunners finally decided to get rid of the Spanish boss this weekend after another poor showing in the Europa League on Thursday night.
Arsenal have now begun the process of searching for replacements for Emery, and recent reports have suggested that Members of Arsenal’s board are fans of Pochettino and he is ‘well liked’ by key figures at the club.
Some pundits have questioned whether Pochettino would join Arsenal due to his links with Tottenham but many at the club would love to see the Argentine make the move to the Emirates, especially after the club missed out on top target Jose Mourinho to Tottenham.
But Jenas says he is in ‘another bracket’ to Arsenal and should wait for the Unted job to come up, he told BT SPORT: ‘Arsenal’s a huge football club and I’m sure the wages would be great for Mauricio.
‘I put myself in his shoes though and would say his stock is far higher than that personally. ‘I think the job he did at Tottenham puts him in another bracket.
‘I think if I was Mauricio I’d be sat there going well I’ll have six months off to recuperate and rest as I have been working non-stop for six years.
‘Come the end of the season there’s a good chance that Manchester United might ring the phone, Bayern Munich, Real Madrid.’
Pochettino is a top-class coach that has all the ability to lead one of the biggest clubs in the game, so it is obvious that Arsenal would be interested, he is the idea signing for the club.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists Paul Pogba is still loyal to Manchester United following recent transfer rumours.
Pogba has been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons over the past few months with all indications that he would be sold during the summer transfer window, especially as he came out and admitted that he is interested in leaving the Manchester giants for a possible switch to Juventus or Madrid.
However, the Frenchman did not get the move that he desired as Solskjaer is keen to keep hold of the midfielder, believing that he may sign a new deal and be the player that many had hoped when United acquired him from Juventus just a few seasons ago.
But after another stuttering start to the new season for both United and Pogba, there has once again been speculation that the Frenchman could seek a move away from the club in the January window, or at the end of the season.
However, Solskjaer has opened up and played down all the latest transfer speculation in the media that the French world cup winner could leave the club in the coming transfer window, Solskjaer said on the Daily Express website: “Every player is allowed to be injured when he’s injured.
“Paul is working hard to be back and no-one can doubt his professionalism or his willingness or desire to play football.
“He’s a footballer and he’s also one of the best midfielders in the world, so it will be like signing a new player before the transfer window opens.
“Of course we’ve missed him while he’s been away. Some of the players, like Scott McTominay and Fred, have taken up that [midfield] challenge and have done well but, of course, it’s a boost for us when he comes back.
“He’s stepping up his recovery and let’s see how soon he’ll be match-fit and available.
“Sunday? No. Spurs? I can’t say because I’ve not been at home and seen him. Let’s see where he’s at when he comes back and starts training.
“He’s not really been able to play for us so when we get him back it’ll be like a new world-class signing. We want him back as soon as possible.”
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