Former Blues star Cahill heading to Old Trafford after Solskjaer urged to complete shock Manchester United deal
Manchester United have been urged to sign former Chelsea defender Gary Cahill this summer, as they seek to bolster their back-line.
United have done very little transfer business this window and many fans are starting to wonder whom Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will try and bring in over the final few weeks of the transfer window, with a number of top players linked with the club.
But with free agent Cahill now available to make a free move, there has been some speculation in the media that Solskjaer may decide to save some funds and hand the experienced defender a move to Old Trafford after he decided to leave Chelsea at the end of last season.
The defender, who won every major honour with the Blues, was not offered the kind of deal that he wanted to stay at Chelsea and is seeking a fresh move to another Premier League club, and he would add some much needed experience to that United back-line.
And now Mills has urgd United, along with Arsenal, to make a move for the defender, telling the TalkSport website: “He wasn’t quite as good nor did he have quite the presence of John Terry – but he’s not too far behind that,”
“You think: ‘If we want somebody to come in, to play two thirds of the games next season. Everything he brings about him… That professionalism, that experience, how players can learn from him on and off the pitch; all those types of things he can add to the football club.
“And he’ll just want to play and be part of it. It’s a no-brainer to take him. Why the likes of Arsenal – even Manchester United – haven’t, I don’t know!”
Solskjaer has issues at the back and need some experience along with quality, and landing the former Chelsea captain for nothing is a not a big risk to take, especially as he will be brought in primarily to add strength in depth to the side.
He may no longer be the top Premier League defender he once was, but he may still have something to offer Solskjaer for a season or two.
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