Manchester United are linked with numerous top-quality players and one of them is Dutch international, Jurrien Timber.
Last week, The Guardian reported that the Red Devils have initiated talks to hire the services of the central defender from Ajax.
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As per a report covered by Simon Mullock today (The People), Ten Hag has already launched a bid to sign the £35million player from the Eredivisie champions.
The journalist also mentions that a move has been made for Frenkie de Jong and the Dutch manager also has eyes on Danish star, Chrisitan Eriksen.
Our focus is on Timber. Man United were absolutely poor in the defensive third last season and they need a confident defender who is comfortable on the ball and can build from the back.
The 20-year-old Dutch player was rock solid at the back under the management of Ten Hag and helped Ajax win the title last term. He also scored 3 goals and provided 2 assists in the competition.
Over the years, we have wasted a lot of cash to lure central defenders like Bailly, Lindelof and skipper, Harry Maguire. Unfortunately, even a decorated star like Raphael Varane was highly inconsistent in the last campaign.
We only kept 8 clean sheets in 38 PL fixtures, conceded 57 goals and solving the defensive conundrum should probably be Ten Hag’s biggest objective.
Timber was top class for the best team in Netherlands last season and he has already made 7 appearances for the senior national side as well. The youngster started featured for 90 minutes in the recent 4-1 victory over Belgium.
In your view, should Man Utd secure his signing?
Why have we not bought any player yet? Delay is dangerous, we know that for sure. I thought by now we should have bought at least 2 players. Clubs that have strong teams had already bought 1 or more players, these are the clubs that are ready to win laurels.
man U should understand that we need nothing less than 7 new players if we are to compete favourably with the likes of Man city, Liverpool and Chelsea in the EPL.