For all teams, the centre of the park is as important as any other facet of a side, but being the engine room of a team, it needs inspiration.
It also needs creativity and that’s what Manchester United lack in their midfield. That area of the team appears mediocre at best and wholly uninspiring. When you consider the talent and experience, it is difficult to conceive the likes of Bastian Schweinsteiger, Marouane Fellaini, Ander Herrera, Juan Mata, Morgan Schneiderlin and co, being so lethargic and lamentable.
With Jose Mourinho at the helm, the United team will be a different animal and with one signing in the door already, you can bet your boots that Jose has a longer shopping list… and that midfielders are a part of it.
Like every other manager, Mourinho won’t do very much in terms of transfer deals until the EUROs and Copa America are finished – for obvious reasons and just in case a gem comes to light.
But should a star player not emerge, then just who has Mourinho got his eye on. Here are FIVE players that are just right for the Portuguese boss:CLICK HERE TO START THE GALLERY