How Man Utd could line up after cut-price deals for Saul Niguez, Jadon Sancho

How Man Utd could line up after cut-price deals for Saul Niguez, Jadon Sancho

Manchester United could reportedly be well-placed to take full advantage of the coronavirus shutdown when the transfer window reopens this summer. The Red Devils, like every other club in world football, have felt the pinch financially from the global pandemic, but they are still expected to be one of only a handful of teams capable of spending significant money this summer. As well as having a relative lack of competitors for some of their top targets, they could also benefit from other clubs needing to sell players in order to make up for lost revenue. Two players United have been heavily linked with are Saul Niguez and Jadon Sancho, with reports suggesting that a deal for the former is 'practically done' whereas the latter remains their number one priority. The pair could now be available for a combined fee of £130m - a saving of more than £100m compared to what the 20-time champions were initially quoted - and here Sports Mole looks at how United could line up should both signings go through. The general consensus is that United need three or four world-class signings to bridge what is currently a 37-point gap to Liverpool, although the arrivals of Saul and Sancho would certainly move them significantly closer. Indeed, the above XI would be among the strongest in the Premier League, with Saul slotting in alongside Paul Pogba in midfield and Sancho adding to an exciting quartet which has begun to really take shape under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Saul is also capable of playing as a ...
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