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Manchester United Two Transfer Priorities To Be Accomplished In The January Transfer Window

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Manchester United Football Club completed their summer transfer window with four major signings in Cristiano Ronaldo, Jadon Sancho, Tom Heaton, and Rafael Varane. The major departure was Daniel James who left for Leeds United.

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John Murtough, the club's Football director now has two transfer issues he needs to sort and is now focused on the January transfer window. These two deals will turn the club to world-class and will sure b winning silverware by the end of the season or the next one.

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The first deal is to settle the Paul Pogba issue. The Frenchman contract will be expiring by the end of the current campaign. It is noted that Pogba had rejected signing a new deal but the new incoming will convince him to put pen to paper on a long term deal and help the club win trophies.

In January, Pogba will be free to negotiate a pre-contract agreement with any club as he will be remaining with just 6 months in his deal. United are keen to avoid losing Paul on a free transfer a second time, having lost him to Juventus in 2012.

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The second transfer priority is securing the services of a new defensive midfielder. United was linked with Declan Rice but was overpriced by Westham, and also Camavinga who eventually joined Real Madrid from Rennes. This is a position United needs to address as soon as possible, or else they will have lots of challenges competing with other top clubs.

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