Manchester United conceded 57 targets final season, probably the most they’ve ever let in because the inception of the Premier League. New supervisor Erik ten Hag is totally conscious of the necessity for wholesale modifications within the defensive-third of the pitch. Therefore, United’s swiftness in finishing the deal for left-back Tyrell Malacia whereas they proceed to press forward to signal versatile centre-back Lisandro Martinez from Ajax.
One other defender who Ten Hag is aware of nicely from his time within the Eredivisie is Denzel Dumfries of Inter Milan. And the membership have been protecting tabs on the attacking right-back for a while now. Nonetheless, it appears that evidently curiosity may not repay with possibilities of the Holland worldwide remaining with the Nerazzurri rising by the day.
In line with Calciomercato, the brand new Dutch boss wished to usher in Dumfries as competitors for Diogo Dalot for the right-back place.
Inter Milan full-back Denzel Dumfries is ready to reject Manchester United. (Calciomercato) pic.twitter.com/dwtm74HRJa
— Switch Information Central (@TransferNewsCen) July 4, 2022
Nonetheless, the participant himself “has no need to depart” the San Siro and supervisor Simone Inzaghi desires him to remain additionally. The defender solely arrived in Milan final season from PSV Eindhoven for a charge of €12.5 million.
The 26-year-old made a complete of 45 appearances in all competitions and scored 5 instances whereas helping an additional seven targets. The Rotterdam-born participant may play as a wing-back and his attacking instincts has seen him change into a everlasting fixture of the Dutch nationwide group.
Ten Hag wants a reliable RB
The Purple Devils are stacked within the left-back division with 4 senior gamers already on their books. Nonetheless, the suitable aspect bears a lopsided look.
Dalot is an honest fullback however he’s neither nice at defending nor superlative going ahead. He’s nonetheless younger and might be taught, a motive behind the brand new boss’ choice to maintain him as an alternative of Aaron Wan-Bissaka as reported by Fabrizio Romano.
Manchester United present plan for proper backs is evident: Diogo Dalot is appreciated and has good possibilities to remain, solely large bids might change the scenario. 🔴 #MUFC
Aaron Wan-Bissaka might go away this summer time as Man United are ready for proposals. pic.twitter.com/vkEL1R8SSg
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) June 1, 2022
Although Wan-Bissaka’s dedication has impressed the previous Ajax coach, his skill with the ball at his ft will probably be finally uncovered in Ten Hag’s most well-liked system.
Meaning finally a high quality participant must be introduced in to plug the hole and Dumfries could be the proper choice. United aren’t the one suitors with Bayern Munich and fellow Premier League aspect Chelsea additionally rumoured to be sniffing round.
Inter haven’t deemed the previous Heerenveen participant as irreplaceable however are conscious that his showings up to now Serie A season have meant they will quote 3 times the value they paid for him.
However the Purple Devils have solely registered an curiosity through the participant’s representatives and never had any direct contact with the membership. The Serie A giants have misplaced Ivan Perisic so they’re in no hurry to promote one other of their gamers.
The 20-time English champions are conscious they should strengthen the suitable hand aspect of their defence which is why the brand new supervisor had ordered the membership to go after Jurrien Timber.
However the versatile Ajax defender probably is not going to be coming and that may go away Ten Hag with little or no choice however to play the identical gamers that failed the final two managers.