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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer urged to signal ‘excellent’ Leicester defender Wesley Fofana to unravel Manchester United’s ‘long-term’ defensive points


Paul Scholes has urged Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to go all out to signal Leicester starlet Wesley Fofana this month.

The 20-year-old has excelled for the Foxes since his £30million summer season swap from St.Etienne.

Fofana is having an outstanding debut season within the top-flight
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The Frenchman was introduced in as a long-term venture on the King Energy and has been imperious on the again as he deputises for Caglar Soyuncu, who has missed massive components of the season with a groin harm.

United proceed to have issues on the again and though Eric Bailly has impressed, he stays unreliable as a result of quantity of accidents he picks up.

Plenty of pundits have urged the Pink Devils to to purchase one other centre-back to companion Harry Maguire and Outdated Trafford icon Scholes reckons Fofana might be that man.

“After we received titles, so a lot of our wins at Liverpool had been 1-Zero or 2-1 after having to dig it out for 80 minutes,” Scholes advised ESPN.

Scholes has dished some switch recommendation to his former teammate Ole
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“You settle for you’re going to have days like that in opposition to the highest groups, whenever you don’t dominate the sport and need to battle to remain in it. You’ve gotten to have the ability to defend correctly and stand up to the opposition’s assaults, however I’m nonetheless to be satisfied that this United facet can try this.

“As a back-four, I fear about how good they are surely. At full-back, Aaron Wan-Bissaka is nearly defending, which is okay for a sport at Liverpool, however I’m unsure what Luke Shaw brings to the workforce.

“Within the center, Ole nonetheless has to seek out Harry Maguire’s greatest companion. Eric Bailly has tempo, however he’s rash and picks up too many accidents. Victor Lindelof performs the place higher and appears to be Ole’s most popular possibility, however once more, he isn’t completely convincing.

He added: “If I used to be Ole and will signal a defender this month, I’d go for Wesley Fofana at Leicester. He’s solely 20, however he has been excellent and he has the potential to be something he desires to be.

“United have finished OK on the again this season, however they’ve been uncovered when enjoying in opposition to the large groups and that’s one other downside they should clear up.”



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