Football transfer rumours: Spurs to bid for Wilfried Zaha?

By | 31st May 2019

Today’s fluff is from the back of a caravan driving to Madrid

Almost everyone who matters has been talking about this week is the English clubs dominating Europe so forgive the Mill if it turns the conversation to more modest outfits. Manchester United had big dreams once and you may even have read on this very page that Ole Gunner Solskjær fancied rebuilding his defence around Matthijs de Ligt, Kalidou Koulibaly or Harry Maguire, but the word now is that Old Trafford’s nostalgist-in-chief is going to have to plot a way forward by switching to Plan Z.

De Ligt remains Barcelona-bound and, apparently, United are not willing to pay the money it would take to sign Koulibaly and Maguire so, according to ESPN, cunning Solskjær has decided to take the Baldrick approach to rebuilding the centre of his defence: “we do nothing”, he is said to have decided, meaning he will stick with what he has got, possibly with the tweak of equipping Phil Jones, Chris Smalling, Eric Bailly and Marcos Rojo with Steve Bruce masks.

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This post written by Paul Doyle originally appeared on Football | The Guardian. Read the full post here.

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