Manchester United have been linked with numerous attackers in the summer transfer window and a new name is in the lime light in the form of Trabzonspor’s Yusuf Yazici.
Yesterday, Asist Analiz came up with a headline stating “Giant bid for Yusuf Yazici from Manchester United”.
The Turkish outlet claimed that Man United are preparing a serious offer worth (£27.8million) 31 million euros (27 million euros cash and 4 million euros in add-ons) to hire the services of the Turkish international.
The 22-year-old is naturally an attacking midfielder but in the Super Lig, he has also played in the central midfield and on the flanks.
Yazici made his senior international debut back in 2017 and so far, he has earned 14 caps.
We have been heavily linked with a Portuguese attacking midfielder in the form of Bruno Fernandes for quite some time and as per reports, we are still in the lead to secure his signature (Correio da Manha).
If we compare the stats of Yazici and Fernandes, the winner will be the Portuguese international. The Sporting CP star plays in a more competitive league and netted 32 goals and provided 18 assists in 53 appearances in all competitions last term.
On the other hand, Yazici only scored 4 goals and provided 3 assists in 34 appearances for the Super Lig club.
Fernandes helped his club win two cup titles and was part of Portugal’s Nations League winning campaign as well. On the other hand, the Turkish attacker has not won a single title in his career as yet.
As far as United are concerned, we have a natural AM in the form of Mata but the Spaniard mainly played on the flanks last season. The former Chelsea man only started 21 games for us but still managed to score 6 goals and provide 4 assists.
Therefore, we should push to sign a proven quality attacker and Fernandes would be a top addition.