OPINION: United could change Jadon Sancho’s position to dismiss three players
All summer, the record barely changed; Manchester United are interested in a transfer for Jadon Sancho.
It’s a line fans have heard a thousand times, to the point of getting bored, though it didn’t feel particularly relevant in a frenzied 3-2 win over Brighton on Saturday midday.
The mantra adopted by United and many of their supporters is that the Right is in dire need of attention, that a brand addition is the only thing that will solve Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s problems. Solskjaer, to be fair, never said it directly, but the fact that he left out Daniel James – the man who held the right-wing position for most of last season – from his entire squad the day in Brighton may have reflected the Norwegian’s feelings about the situation. .
Yet Mason Greenwood, the man who started on the right flank and has done so well since James’ collapse, has been one of the few United players to have shone at Amex Stadium. His ability to run to the beat, but with composure on the ball, is amazing for an 18-year-old and on another day he would have scored a goal and an assist, his efforts and those of Marcus Rashford on either side of the half time being in chalk. off-side.
Put simply, the right-wing position didn’t seem United’s biggest problem on a day they were outscored by Brighton. So with only about a week left in the summer window, what to do next?
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