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After Roy Keane,Manchester United haven’t had a world class defensive midfielder,except for the 2007-08 season when Owen Hargreaves was fit.Well,one wouldn’t say they have missed him as United in the next three seasons went on to win 2 Premier League titles and played in 2 Champions League Finals.But if you look at both the finals United lost,it was certainly the lack of a defensive enforcer which hurt them the most.Michael Carrick is not a hard-tackling defensive midfielder and he was the main culprit in both the finals allowing Barca’s midfield to overrun United.

In the above video JohnGME analyses why it would be perfect for Manchester United to sign him.




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Ritesh Gogineni
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