Manchester United’s defensive disaster has seen the membership lose extra video games than they’ve received this season.
Supervisor Erik ten Hag has been unable to discover a secure again 4 this season, primarily because of accidents which have drastically affected the group’s efficiency.
Within the absence of Lisandro Martinez and Raphael Varane, the likes of Victor Lindelof, Jonny Evans and Harry Maguire stepped up and the membership are eager to reward the Swede for his performances.
United’s unsung heroes
Lindelof, who’s at present injured, had additionally put in spectacular performances on the finish of final season, together with Aaron Wan-Bissaka, who managed to regain a spot within the first group after a torrid first half of the season.
The correct-back appeared sure to depart when the Dutchman first arrived and there have been connections with a number of full-backs.
However his performances after the World Cup in Qatar pressured the supervisor to make a U-turn and he even left Diogo Dalot out of the primary XI. And it appears to be like like the previous Crystal Palace star will likely be staying too.
Each gamers’ contracts expire subsequent summer time, with the membership having the proper to activate a one-year extension. And in response to switch skilled Fabrizio Romano, United wish to hold them for the long run.
Lindelof has been linked with a transfer to Serie A, however the Sweden worldwide is eager to remain at Outdated Trafford and it seems the membership are considering sensibly about that.
Contract extension discussions
As for the full-back, United wish to agree a brand new long-term deal moderately than activating the choice, simply as they did with Diogo Dalot final season.
“At Lindelof, 100%. They need Lindelof to be a part of the challenge now and sooner or later, so I am positive they are going to attempt to transfer on as rapidly as doable.
“In the meanwhile a brand new deal for Wan-Bissaka remains to be being mentioned as they needed to supply him a long-term contract and never simply activate the choice.
“It is just like what they did with Diogo Dalot lower than a 12 months in the past. They’d the prospect to activate the choice, however they determined to supply him an extended contract. Discussions with Wan-Bissaka are ongoing,” the Italian instructed Givemesport.