Man Utd manager Sir Alex Ferguson prepared with bid for Dortmund star Neven Subotic
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is still eyeing Borussia Dortmund center back Neven Subotic. Reports from Germany and Italy suggest that Manchester United will arrive in the transfer market this fall with a bid for the Serbian international.
Sir Alex Ferguson is keen on adding the young talented center back to his defense. The Scotsman believes Manchester United skipper Nemanja Vidic will be able to convince his compatriot to join him at Old Trafford.
Witnessing a devastating defensive crisis, Sir Alex Ferguson understands that he must recruit a couple of center backs into his squad. Manchester United is suffering from a severe injury crisis. Presently, Manchester United has only two center backs capable of featuring in competitive games.
Nagging injuries have sidelined Nemanja Vidic till December. Meanwhile, Manchester United’s new breed of defenders; Chris Smalling and Phil Jones slowly recover from their injuries.
Neven Subotic has been a transfer target for Manchester United for over a year now. Manchester United attempted to sign him during the summer transfer window, but the Serb decided to stay loyal to Jurgen Klopp’s side.
The 23-year-old center back has played a big role in Borussia Dortmund’s back to back Bundesliga titles. Although, Borussia Dortmund will not be willing to part from Neven Subotic they know keeping him at the club is easier said than done.
Borussia Dortmund has lost a couple of good players in the last two years, which include Nuri Sahin and Shinji Kagawa. Sources within Manchester United suggest Sir Alex Ferguson is lining up a £16 million bid for Neven Subotic.
If this is true than Manchester United’s bid will be laughed at in the winter transfer market. Borussia Dortmund won’t allowe Neven Subotic to leave the club for less than £30 million.
Truth be told, Neven Subotic is worth every penny spent. The defender is widely recognized as one of the best young talents on the planet and is likely to become an idol in world football.
Sir Alex Ferguson is using Rio Ferdinand and Jonny Evans as center backs since the injury crisis struck Manchester United. The manager has even used Michael Carrick as a center back. This shows the desperate need for a quality center back at Manchester United.
With Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic nearing the end of their football careers, bringing Neven Subotic to Manchester United has become an important mission for Sir Alex Ferguson.