Christian Eriksen has the potential to be an “unbelievable” addition for Manchester United, in step with Sammy McIlroy, with the Danish playmaker continued to run down his contract at Tottenham.
As the 27-year-old is heading towards free agency, and with no indication that an extension will be in agreement, Spurs are expected to take advantage of a salable plus whereas they still have the prospect.
United have long been coupled with an approach for Eriksen and will decide that the time has come in another January transfer window to create their move.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is taken into account to be in want of additional creative thinking at old Trafford, with the likes of Jack Grealish and James Maddison additionally aforesaid to be within the Red Devils’ sights when impressing at Aston Villa and Leicester respectively.
McIlroy would support swoops for either of these England hopefuls, however, believes higher worth may well be found in luring Eriksen away from another Premier League rival.
The United legend told Love Sport Radio: “We want a touch of expertise.
“The boy Eriksen at Tottenham is capable of being fully unbelievable. This season he does not look half the player, however, he is the sort of eye player United ought to plan.
“I’d take him, Maddison, or Grealish – one thing is required in there, and that we want an established striker too!
“Ole has stated that if someone who will certainly improve the squad, the club can act. however, there is not any purpose of obtaining somebody in only for the sake of it.
“But who does one get? who does one bring in?
“We’ve got Paul Pogba out injured, Scott McTominay injured too. It’s all well and sensible saying we want to go out there and pay, however, who goes to move the club in January?”
McIlroy fears that in progress uncertainty within the dugout at Old Trafford might additionally work against United, with there no guarantees that Solskjaer can still be at the helm next season as questions are once again asked of his ongoing presence.
A man who spent eleven years with the Red Devils as a player added: “Ole’s future huge immense question.
“If you inspect the opposite Manchester United managers – [Louis] van Gaal and [Jose] Mourinho – they’ve all won trophies. Ole hasn’t. however, he did play for the club and he understands the fans.
“I’m not too positive we’re reaching to get top four, and I am not too positive he is still reaching to be there.”
United sit fifth within the Premier League at the moment, 5 points behind fourth-placed
Chelsea, and will be trying to snap a three-match unsuccessful run across all competitions once they play host to Norwich on Saturday.