With Solskjaer needing a total squad reshuffle, United are plotting a move for Juventus right back Joao Cancelo, claims Tuttomercatoweb.
The Portuguese sensation was in outstanding for the Serie A giants this season.
Cancelo – a revelation for Allegri’s side
Cancelo made himself a key figure for Massimiliano Allegri side this season with some eye catching performances, helping his aside clinch rhe Serie A title this season.
He was regular for the side, with the former Valencia man bagging a goal and three assists this season.
Cancelo‘s daunting pace combined with strong technical skills make him one of the complete fullbacks at present. The 24-year-old is valued around €60-65million.
Mathew Darmian to be offloaded by united
The report also states that the Red Devils could use Matteo Darmian as a part of this deal. The Italian has now become a bench warmer at Old Trafford side after struggling to find his feet.
Solskjaer needs reinforcements
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is now set to rebuild the entire squad after going through an underwhelming season. The Norwegian boss has failed to create an impact after becoming the manager on a permanent basis.
Although shifting in to cover as a make shift defender, United Skipper Ashely Young performed below expectations playing the fullback position this season. He’s already been censured by the fans for his poor display in recent times.
With Antonio Valencia set to leave the club this season, Diogo Dalot remains the only feasible option at the right-back position.
In this regards, Cancelo would be a perfect addition with his versatility to play on the wings a supper advantage for Solsjkaer.
If the reports are true that United are plotting a move for Juventus star, it’s might make them title contenders again next season.
Sources : Weallfollowunited TheEveningnews