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Manchester United Balls: Zlatan Ibrahimovic To Bring Moyes Harmony

by | 13th, December 2013


THE Daily Robbie Savage: Today Savage uses his insight to tell Daily Mirror readers what David Moyes need do to make Manchester United great:

Why David Moyes must rip up this team and sign Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Buy the Swede as a new Cantona plus Ross Barkley, Adam Lallana and Luke Shaw, tie down Wayne Rooney and build the back four around Phil Jones.

So much for the teaser. Savage then adds:

If David Moyes wants to put the cat among the pigeons at Old Trafford, he needs to sign another Eric Cantona.

Hmmm, dunno. What about another George Best, Dennis Law or Roy Keane?

Instead of panic buys in January (often short-term solutions to long-term ­problems), he should go out and buy three or four world-class players next summer.

Good plan. Buy great players. Go on…

Just as Sir Alex Ferguson stunned his rivals by landing Cantona from Leeds for a pittance 20 years ago, Moyes needs a marquee signing as a statement of intent.


How about Zlatan Ibrahimovic? He is a Cantona-type player who would give the Reds a real lift – and with Sweden missing out on the World Cup, he will not be worn out after a long summer.

Zlatan is paid £778,000 a month to play for PSG. He singed a three-year contract for the minted club in the summer of 2012. At the season’s end he’ll be nearly 33. He, as Savage tells us., is a long-term solution.

Savage adds:

This will not go down well on Merseyside, but if he is going to build a new axis in the middle of the park from the best English talent out there, I would push the boat

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