Top 5 – Central defenders for Manchester United

Samuel Umtiti

BARCELONA, SPAIN – AUGUST 18: Samuel Umtiti of FC Barcelona. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Umtiti is another world-class defender that Manchester United should look at and would be easier to get than De Ligt.

The Frenchman was a star for Barcelona last season but found himself down the pecking order this season.

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They’d now be happy to let him leave, and that’s something United can take advantage of. Umtiti will be available for a reasonable fee and is a vastly better player than anyone United have.

He’s quick, agile, a good tackler and reliable in the air. He’s also young enough to be United’s first choice centre back for the best part of the next decade.


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