Man Utd gave Marcus Rashford discharge commission - before Ole Gunnar Solskjaer changed character
boss reportedly gave and Jesse Lingard the assignment of appealing James Maddison to Old Trafford - before switching pivot to Jack Grealish. The Red Devils boss is eager to device another playmaker this transfer window. And that’s despite the accomplished coagulate of , who has flourished since his January bear from Sporting Lisbon.
Manchester United signed Fernandes from Sporting Lisbon in January, with the 25-year-old going on to turn their campaign around.
Yet they’re uncompromising to symbol another playmaker this summer, with Grealish on their radar.
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The Aston Villa skipper has impressed Solskjaer with his performances this season and is observed as a player who can go on to become a great hit at Old Trafford.
The say, however, that Solskjaer initially wanted to figure Maddison from Leicester instead.
Rashford and Lingard were then given the undertaking of enticing Maddison to Old Trafford, with the brace previously working their magic on Harry Maguire.
However, United have now changed their temper and would raise to land Grealish this unload window instead.
The Aston Villa monarch scored eight goals and registered six assists in the Premier League this term, helping retain his aspect in the prime flight in the process.
But whether they can dock the playmaker is phenomenon only case will tell, with Villa demanding an eyewatering £75million to agreement their talisman go.
For United apologue Ryan Giggs, Grealish is a player worth going after.
“I project the article with Grealish is he’s obviously used to the Premier League and doesn’t privation to tailor to it so that’s good,” he said.
“For me from the outside, it looks like he’s got the mentality to come to this cubby-hole and not exasperate him. Certain players can get overawed.
“Also, the good device this year is he’s got ten goals and got into banal figures so that would be one examine mark I would keep had with him: does he groove enough goals? To achieve to dual figures with no penalties for Villa is impressive.”
Meanwhile, obsolete Villa striker Andy Gray further believes Grealish would be a moral mortise at United.
"For me I obviously hope Jack Grealish stays at Aston Villa but its up to him, it really is up to him," Gray oral on beIN SPORTS.
"Oh yeah, passage he is [good enough for United], no-brainer at all.
"He would be a change player in a amend couple in my opinion because not so a lot of consign be expected of him.
"He wont go onto a football cast every pastime like he does now and thinks: If I dont play, were going to be struggling today.
"Hell go in with additional terrific players and not so much leave be expected and I think that leave perform him a ameliorate player. Im actually utterance him out of Aston Villa, arent I!
"If Jack Grealish came up tomorrow and said Ive done my mouthful this season, for the delay of my occupation I lack to go and check myself at the main level, I absence to spend the next four or five years where Ill be at my peak, seeing how honest a footballer I can really be, I would retain certainly no debate with that at all.
"Its a scarcely crumb like when Dwight Yorke left - been there 10 years, recognizeable to manage to Manchester United, no one begrudged Dwight that, positively no refined supporters."
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