Manchester United legend, Rio Ferdinand, has named RB Leipzig defender, Dayot Upamecano, because the participant the Pink Devils ought to signal as an alternative of Borussia Dortmund winger, Jadon Sancho.
DAILY POST recollects that Man United have been strongly linked with a switch transfer for Sancho this summer time.
Man United have solely signed one participant, Donny van de Beek, this summer time.
However Ferdinand believes Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s aspect wants a centre-back and never a winger.
Talking on participant Man United ought to signal earlier than the switch window closes in October, Ferdinand instructed talkSPORT: “I’ve been banging the drum for a very long time about shopping for a centre-half.
“It isn’t going to resolve each drawback, but it surely is among the largest issues.
“There isn’t any dominant centre-half which makes the opposition suppose, ‘I’m going to must do one thing right now to get any change out of him,’’’
“You want that if you’ll win something.
“Jadon Sancho is a generational expertise who’s right here to remain, so you’ll be able to perceive the curiosity, however for me, they want a centre-back.”
Ferdinand added: “Upamecano is younger, good on the ball, athletic, robust, cellular, performs each recreation. He’s one you’ll be able to see coming in proper now.
“[Kalidou] Koulibaly has been spoken about for 2 or three years, he might need missed the boat as a consequence of his age. There isn’t any resale worth.
“Upamecano is the one who jumps out to me, once I watched the Champions League final 12 months, he was the one who stood out to me.
“In case you signal Jadon Sancho, I believe you continue to have the identical issues as final season.”