For a long time we have been rumoured to be interested in Miguel Veloso, a 23 year old Portuguese defensive midfielder. Veloso and his club Sporting always maintained that wanted to stay in Lisbon but things have gotten quiet around him.
Veloso was rumoured to be a +£20m target for us.
Anderson hasn’t been too terrific last season, potential is there but often his performance was below par and the question is if Owen Hargreaves will return and reach his peak again. Veloso would be a great reinforcement for the midfield and take work load away from Michael Carrick. And we have seen in the past that ManUtd CAN play with two defensive midfielders. Anderson and Hargreaves have regularly played together and immobilized the Liverpool and Arsenal midfield. Do we need Veloso? Has it become quiet around him because SAF is masterminding another coup? [Read more…]