2.5 Tackles & 1.3 Key Passes/Game – 3 Reasons Why Manchester United Should Buy This Midfield Super Star

Manchester United are having one of their worst seasons, showing no idea in their game, however one of the ways to turn it around is an active January transfer window. David Moyes is said to receive a £200 million budget from the board to spend in order to improve the squad. One of the areas that must be improved is the Red Devils‘ midfield area, as Ryan Giggs’s great form is not everlasting and other players are simply not ready aswell as insufficient for the top European games. Ex-Manchester United hot prospect Paul Pogba will not return to the Old Trafford soon, nevertheless his 27-year-old teammate Claudio Marchisio might be signing for the Red Devils this month. The estimated £20m transfer price for the Italian midfielder is not a very big challenge for Man Utd, however is the player worth it? Here are the three reasons for Marchisio to sign for the English giants:

Marchisio
Marchisio

1. Balanced Player

Marchisio is probably one of the most under-rated players in the Juventus squad. His balanced stats show how good he really is. He may not get many goals or assists, but he will make his contribution in his own way that is by contributing to defensive and with his accurate short passes. He is indeed a much upgrade to the likes of Anderson, Fellaini and Cleverly.

Defensive Stats

Marchisio defensive stats (this season)
Marchisio defensive stats (this season)

 Passing Stats

Marchisio passing stats
Marchisio passing stats

 Stats Courtesy: WhoScored.Com

Written by Dinesh V

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