News that Old Trafford folk hero Nemanja Vidic had signed a contract with Inter Milan and is ready to to leave Manchester United for the Italians in the summer was hard for some fans to take despite the Serbian’s steady decline, however to make matters worse, respected BBC news reporter, Richard Askam tweeted today “Hearing [Patrice] Evra to Inter at the end of the season is well on the way to being a done deal if not already done”.
It is not the first time the controversial French full back has been linked with a move away from the Red Devils, he is nearing the end of his playing career and his contract with the Manchester club is up at the end of the season. Rumours of his departure had cooled in recent weeks though, possibly because it seemed so inevitable it was no longer news worthy.
Nevertheless, Evra and everyone associated with Manchester United, know the club will need fresh blood in this position sooner than later and there is one man I fancy to take the mantle above all others. Sevilla’s 21-year-old Alberto Moreno.
Sevilla are reportedly willing to negotiate the sale of the scarily talented player who reminds you of the current best left back in the world, Barcelona’s Jordi Alba. Liverpool, who seem obsessed with replicating the ‘Spanish way’, are also interested as are Real Madrid and presumably any club with any sense.
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At the moment the idea of Moreno strutting his stuff in front of the Stretford End is just a dream but dreams do come true (and so do nightmares, i.e. Sunday vs Liverpool). Whether United can persuade this ambitious youngster to join a team currently on the wane or beat currently more reputable clubs to his signature remains to be seen but he would be available for a reasonable price and could become a world class wing back so whoever Manchester United’s manager is this summer should pull out all the stops to attempt to lure him to the ‘Theatre of Dreams’.
Screenshot from transfermarkt.co.uk