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Erik ten Hag’s strongest Manchester United defence following Lisandro Martinez transfer

Erik ten Hag's strongest Manchester United defence following Lisandro Martinez transfer

The third signing is through the entryway and Erik ten Hag’s crew is beginning to come to fruition.

Following the appearances of Tyrell Malacia and Christian Eriksen, Manchester United at last affirmed they had caught Ajax’s versatile defender Lisandro Martinez on Wednesday. The Argentine has cost the club an underlying £46.8million which could ascend to £55.3million assuming that specific statements are met.

United’s new No.6 has marked an extended agreement until 2027, with the choice of a further a year, however his securing currently implies the club has seven senior community backs in the crew as well as their promising young people. Phil Jones and Axel Tuanzebe may both be continued on subsequent to entering the last year of their contracts and Eric Bailly may as yet leave as well, with late reports connecting him with a transition to Roma and a get-together with Jose Mourinho.

Regardless of whether they leave, Ten Hag actually has a lot of focus back choices to browse as well as six different full-backs. That’s a ton of players to browse and it will be intriguing to see who the new supervisor makes as his first-decision protection.

MEN Sports journalists have debated who they accept ought to be in the back line underneath:

Rich Fay

In an ideal world, Raphael Varane would begin each match for United next season, yet the hard truth is he can’t be depended upon frequently enough and must be viewed as a great back-up rather than a customary starter at the start of the season. Harry Maguire has great searched in pre-season with his distributional play and, given he is as yet the club skipper, it appears to be sure that he will be one of the two starters next season.

His battles are halfway down to an absence of a standard, dependable accomplice and the way that he has been worked out of position on the left. Both of those issues ought to be addressed by the appearance of Lisandro Martinez, whose style of play ought to commend that of the United skipper.

At full-back Diogo Dalot has pushed forward of Aaron Wan-Bissaka on the right and Luke Shaw stays the most ideal choice on the left regardless of rivalry from Tyrell Malacia.


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