Manchester United followers have made it clear that Alex Telles is the left-back they need the membership to signal this summer season.
The switch window will lastly come to an in depth on October 5 and United are nonetheless making an attempt to carry extra gamers to Outdated Trafford within the week and half that they’ve left.
Though United did pull off a coup with the £40.1million signing of Ajax playmaker Donny van de Beek, followers have been left pissed off with the shortage of enhancements made elsewhere within the staff.
Whereas Jadon Sancho stays the highest goal, the membership have stepped up plans to strengthen their back-line this summer season after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s facet fell to an embarrassing 3-1 defeat to Crystal Palace of their first match of the Premier League marketing campaign.
There’s uncertainty within the left-back place because the injury-prone Luke Shaw is the membership’s solely pure left-back, with back-up Brandon Williams truly right-footed. It is also not the primary place of different choices like Timothy Fosu-Mensah, Diogo Dalot and Teden Mengi.
Due to this fact the membership have conceded that the necessity for a brand new one has change into extra urgent this summer season they usually have been monitoring loads of candidates.
A type of was Sergio Reguilon, however United opted in opposition to making a transfer because it emerged that Actual Madrid wished a buy-back clause inserted into any deal and he as an alternative joined Tottenham.
Within the aftermath Porto’s Telles has emerged as an intriguing choice, and the Brazilian has an thrilling attacking pedigree with 26 objectives and 56 assists to his title in 193 matches in Portugal.
A number of stories have instructed that the 27-year-old is eager on a transfer, however United have but to agree a take care of Porto, with their asking worth for a participant within the closing 12 months of his contract a possible stumbling block.
Consequently, Ajax’s Nicolas Tagliafico has been linked as one other potential different whereas M.E.N. Sport understands that the membership are additionally monitoring Vitaliy Mykolenko of Dynamo Kiev.
Nevertheless, supporters have made it abundantly clear that Telles is the person they need to see arrive in Manchester. M.E.N. Sport requested followers: “Which left-back would you like Manchester United to signal this summer season?”
The clear winner of the ballot with an amazing majority of 82.1 per cent of the 7,677 votes was Telles. In second place got here Tagliafico, with 9.9 per cent of followers wanting the membership to signal the Argentine.
In third place got here ‘different’ with 4.7 per cent of the vote, with followers suggesting the likes of Alex Grimaldo, Lucas Digne and Theo Hernandez. In final place, with simply 3.Three per cent, got here 21-year-old Mykolenko.