ESPN pundit says United missed out on no-brainer signing from Juve

ESPN pundit Mark Ogden has said that Manchester United missed out on a no-brainer signing in the form of Mario Mandzukic from Juventus. The Red Devils had agreed on a deal worth £14m with the Bianconeri for the experienced striker but a deal surprisingly failed to materialise before the Premier League transfer deadline.

As such, they have to rely on Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford and a young Mason Greenwood to lead the line this season, considering they have parted ways with Alexis Sanchez and Romelu Lukaku. In a report covered by The Express, Ogden said that United should have taken the option of signing Mandzukic after initially agreeing on the transfer price with the Bianconeri.

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TalkSPORT pundit bemoans Manchester United’s decision to sell Romelu Lukaku

TalkSPORT pundit Andy Goldstein has said that Manchester United made the wrong choice to sanction the sale of Romelu Lukaku to Inter Milan without bringing in a replacement. The Belgium international was touted to head to the Serie A throughout the summer and the deal eventually materialised before the English transfer deadline.

United were linked with a potential move for Juventus’ Mario Mandzukic to cover the void but at the end, the deal never materialised which has left the club short in the striking department. Speaking on TalkSPORT, Goldstein acknowledged that Mason Greenwood is a very exciting prospect but Lukaku would surely have been a gamechanger off the bench for United during the recent 1-1 draw at Wolverhampton Wanderers.

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