Bryan Robson has urged new Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag to take a look at bringing in some “bodily” gamers in the summertime switch window.
The Crimson Devils are inevitably being linked with a complete host of potential signings this summer time as Ten Hag units about strengthening his squad forward of his first season in cost at Outdated Trafford.
Manchester United have already confirmed quite a lot of high-profile departures this summer time, with Paul Pogba, Juan Mata and Jesse Lingard all set to depart Outdated Trafford following the expiry of their contracts within the coming days.
Attentions will now inevitably flip to Manchester United’s recruitment plans for the summer time window as Ten Hag appears to form a crew he feels will have the ability to break again into the highest 4 subsequent time period.
With Manchester United having misplaced the likes of Pogba this summer time, it appears possible that the Crimson Devils will look to recruit a minimum of one sturdy midfielder in the summertime window.
And former Crimson Devils star Robson feels that bringing in gamers with a “bodily” presence will likely be essential for Ten Hag’s facet this summer time.
Talking in an interview quoted by The Manchester Evening News, Robson stated: “It’s going to be an fascinating summer time. That’s for positive.
“We’ve received a good few gamers which might be out of contract and leaving the soccer membership this summer time in order that they’ll have to get replaced for starters.
“Erik will then wish to begin constructing his personal squad. I’m to see how he units the crew up, who he brings in and the way we go subsequent season. I feel the membership might do with a few extra bodily gamers this summer time to spice up the squad.”
Manchester United completed in sixth place within the Premier League desk and and not using a trophy in a largely disappointing marketing campaign for the Crimson Devils.
Requested whether or not he was inspired by Ten Hag getting right down to work early, Robson replied: “I’m, and I feel the gamers will be grateful for that as properly. I’m positive that he’ll have conversations with them as quickly as doable to gauge how this season has gone and why it’s gone that method.
“The gamers can even wish to perceive what he’s about and what his plans are for the membership throughout his time in cost. I want him all the perfect and sit up for watching his Manchester United crew subsequent season as I’m positive the followers are too.”
Maybe unsurprisingly, Manchester United are being linked with quite a lot of Ajax gamers this summer time as Ten Hag considers bringing a few of his former colleagues to Outdated Trafford forward of subsequent season.
The likes of defender Jurrien Timber, and former Ajax star Frenkie De Jong, who now performs for FC Barcelona, having been touted as doable targets for the Premier League membership in latest days.