Pace and power. Two things that Sanchez has in abundance and two things that United and Arsenal are lacking and looking to add to their squad in this window.
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Louis van Gaal wants to impose his free flowing style at Old Trafford, but with such an emphasis on going forward, someone must shoulder the defensive responsibility.
Louis van Gaal will bring a more fluid and attractive style of play, which could lead to an exodus of players from the squad, whom the Dutchman deems not good enough.
Robin van Persie’s move between Premier League rivals Arsenal and Manchester United came as quite a shock and it seems another Gunners Captain is on his way to Old Trafford.
Following their 5-1 demolition of reigning World Cup champions Spain, there are certainly a few members of the Netherlands squad van Gaal will want at Old Trafford next year.
Tonight’s big game sees reigning champions Spain take on Louis van Gaal’s Netherlands in a repeat of the 2010 World Cup final. But keep an eye on for Daryl Janmaat.
They has been plenty of talk about Louis van Gaal’s transfer targets for Manchester United’s midfield and defence, but in attack they could also run into trouble.
England striker Danny Welbeck may look for a move away from Manchester United, in search of a regular starting place and a central striking role. He won’t be missed.
In the space of three days, a £20 million deal which was reportedly ‘agreed’ between Manchester United and Bayern for Toni Kroos has been ended by van Gaal.
During David Moyes’ 10 months in charge at Old Trafford, it was expected that Wayne Rooney would replace the out-going Nemanja Vidic as Captain. Now not so much.
The new Manchester United manager has sent out a warning, saying that of the current squad there are only four who are guaranteed to be part of his plans.