Club fans are really a big deal these days and are part of what makes the club what they really are. They can turn their backs on a player, coach or owner when all isn’t going right, and thanks to social media voting system and all they can now also make their wishes known. Red Devil fans took to the internet and had a sort of poll for whom they think Jose Mourinho should add to the ranks. The Portuguese has already secured 3 major signings in the main outfield departments, but the ever-wanting fans want more. Eric Bailly was his first arrival as a partner for Chris Smalling in the heart of the defence, while Mkhitaryan and Ibrahimovic will slot in the midfield and striking roles respectively after their signatures were captured in the last few days. Eager to return to the glory days and have the best squad in England and even the world, United fans want these 3 to get signed up and they got on Forza Football to make their votes count.
The Samba boys captain is the least choice amongst the fans, earning 74% of the poll results. The former Santos forward has been linked with an Old Trafford switch since last summer and winter transfer windows, but nothing materialized. Given his off-pitch issues, his future at Camp Nou was always in doubt, nevertheless, the 24-year-old put pen to paper for a 5-year extension just last week. The only way Manchester United fans will ever get to see him at the Theatre of Dreams is if his new £200million buyout clause can be met by the club. Given their woeful record in front of goal last term, it’s quite understandable why the fans want such quality goalscoring winger cum striker.
The France international pulled 80% of the poll votes, and it wouldn’t be just because the fans will love to see him do his signatory dab move of a celebration whenever he finds the back of the net. When he left in 2012, he had only featured for the side less than thrice and it’s obviously heartbreaking to see him turn out to be a fine player than many of them ever imagined. The fans definitely don’t trust their current midfield enough to do the job, and they will appreciate if their former boy is landed. Madrid is the only strong contender for the signature of the Juve midfield ace but Mourinho is confident he can seal an £80million deal for Pogba. His £250,000 weekly wages demand might be a problem, and it is understood that the player sees a United switch as Plan B if the Real Madrid move falls through. The Mino Raiola factor might however favor the club as the 2 most recent official signings are his clients, so is Pogba. Rumour has it that Blaise Matuidi, another player the super agent represents flew to England to arrange for a transfer with a certain club. Your guess is as good as ours.
The Real Madrid defender tops the list with 82% of the fans picking him as their choice and dream summer signing. The 23-year-old central back couldn’t make the France squad at the Euros due to injury, but he has already lost his starting berth at the Bernabeu. Veterans, Pepe and Ramos are Zidane’s regular picks and Varane isn’t comfortable with warming the substitutes bench. Mourinho gave him his break at Madrid while in charge and it is believed he is also capable of luring the star to Manchester, despite failing to do so while at West London. But if that will be actually happening remains unknown following the signing of Bailley from Villareal.