The Telegraph reported final month Manchester United are stepping up curiosity in Pedro Goncalves.
Pedro Goncalves was linked to United by A Bola again on January 4, and to blow our personal trumpet for a second, we wrote in December why he is a player the club should monitor.
Now it appears United are taking the participant severely as an possibility, and with good motive.
Goncalves has scored 15 objectives from midfield in 21 appearances this season, with an additional three assists.
The 22-year-old is starring at Fernandes’ former membership Sporting, the place United beforehand additionally signed Cristiano Ronaldo and Nani from.
The Telegraph‘s report claims United are fascinated with paying Sporting’s £51.7 million asking worth, a payment which might be a discount if he proves to be something like Bruno Fernandes.
He affords United power in two areas
The report in The Telegraph report United are eyeing Pedro Goncalves as an alternative choice to Jadon Sancho.
Sancho might value double the worth, or a minimal of £20-30 million extra, even when Dortmund drop their asking worth.
After all within the long-shot occasion United are profitable in signing Erling Haaland, then a less expensive winger different will should be discovered.
Goncalves, also called Pote, isn’t strictly a winger although. This was the position he performed for former membership Famalicao.
He could be an possibility for United on the precise, with out essentially proscribing Amad Diallo or Mason Greenwood, if this seems to be their finest place. He’s a part of the puzzle, who may play centrally.
The position Pedro Goncalves performs in for Sporting has been the identical as Bruno Fernandes, the attacking midfield place.
If United will be versatile, and shift Bruno again right into a deeper place, then there may be room for each.
Likewise if United play a four-man midfield, which might additionally go well with Donny van de Beek, Pedro Goncalves and Fernandes can have extra alternatives to play collectively.
United have to versatile of their method from week to week, and if they’ll do that, then there’s might be a giant position for Pedro Goncalves on the membership.
Fernandes is 26, and United must be cautious about not overusing him based mostly on the quantity of soccer he has performed over the previous 12 months. Similar to how Amad Diallo, at 18, shouldn’t be overused both, an excessive amount of too quickly.
Pedro Goncalves, 22, stands out as the superb bridge participant to assist the wants of each Amad and Fernandes, whereas getting loads of recreation time himself within the course of.
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