Either Harry Maguire or Raphael Varane leaving the team in January appears certain at this stage, and it wouldn’t be shocking to see both walk out the Old Trafford exit door.
Radu Dragusin, an intriguing young prospect from Genoa, is now at the top of the Red Devils’ wish list. It is clear that the pay savings alone would guarantee some wiggle room in the transfer market.
A rumor from Romanian publication ProSport indicates that a deal to move the 21-year-old to the Premier League is virtually finalized. The player is reportedly available for a knockdown price of €30 million, which is the amount of his release clause.
The publication likens him to the renowned Serbian defender Nemanja Vidic, who played a brilliant long career for United.
Any agreement is anticipated to be finalized in January, and it will be intriguing to observe whether Erik ten Hag has enough faith in the player to insert him right away into the starting lineup.
Time will tell if he can handle the ongoing pressure that comes with being a member of one of the most illustrious teams in the world—a circumstance he hasn’t had to deal with thus far in his career.