Manchester United defender Raphael Varane encouraged Erik Ten Hag to complete the signing of Casemiro. He also said that the Brazilian midfielder would give his all for the club.
Hence, the Red Devils signed the 30-year-old for 60 million from Real Madrid in the last summer transfer window. It also looks like the 60 million was well spent for them.
MANCHESTER UNITED HAVE FINALLY SOLVED THEIR DEFENSIVE MIDFIELDER CRISIS
A number of people were surprised after Manchester United confirmed the 60 million signing of Casemiro from Real Madrid. Many people thought that the Brazilian midfielder made the move to just earn his last big pay package. However, it looks like the signing of Casemiro has finally solved the defensive midfielder crisis. Erik Ten Hag’s system requires a defensive midfielder in the formation. Hence, they wanted to sign Frenkie De Jong from Barcelona.
However, both the player and Barcelona kept asking for more money to seal the transfer. Hence, in the end, Manchester United left the race to sign De Jong. However, days later, they managed to sign 30-year-old Casemiro for 60 million. The Brazilian midfielder has upgraded the United midfield to another level. He also helps the team in creating attacks through brilliant long passes to the wings. A report also claims that the fans should thank defender Raphael Varane for the transfer.
RAPHAEL VARANE PROVIDED ENCOURAGING FEEDBACK ON HIS AMBITION OF CASEMIRO TO COME TO OLD TRAFFORD
According to reports, former Real Madrid and current Manchester United defender Raphael Varane provided encouraged Erik Ten Hag to complete the signing of Casemiro. He has also said that Casemiro is not a player that will come to the club only to earn money. Varane also said that the young players would benefit from his character and leadership skills. Hence, it looks like the fans owe Raphael Varane a big thank you for the Casemiro signing.
The signing of Casemiro also helped the rest of the summer transfer window go in smoothly way. They also completed the signing of exciting Brazilian winger Antony. Manchester United were also successful with the signings of Tyrell Malacia and Lisandro Martinez. Hence, it is clear that the new signings have increased squad depth and competition. This competition is helping all the players perform with full ambition and determination.
Hence, it looks like Manchester United have a squad that has the potential to finish in the top 4. Erik Ten Hag will also hope that he can add a striker signing in the January transfer window. They have agreed on a simple loan deal with Burnley for Wout Weghorst. However, he is currently on loan at Besiktas. Therefore, the Turkish giants will only let him go if they can sign a replacement.
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