Manchester United are among the teams interested in signing RB Leipzig attacking midfielder Dominik Szoboszlai, according to reports in the German media.
The Hungarian international is believed to be valued at around the €60m (£51m) to €70m (£60m) mark by his club and he has been in good form this season, scoring six goals and providing three assists in 16 appearances.
Supporters on Twitter can’t understand why United are targeting another playmaker when there are so many other issues both on and off the pitch at the Manchester club:
Where’s he going to play on the bench
— 🔰james🔰🕑 (@james19425573) November 10, 2021
Just buy a cdm 😭
— Jenson (@Jensonjanes) November 10, 2021
A left winger?? Can’t fire a manager, need a DM and a RB. Board – “Lets go grab another attacker.”
— Tyler Rouse (@Tyler__Rouse) November 10, 2021
We don’t need any more attackers ffs
— dylan (@utddyls) November 10, 2021
We don’t have enough attackers right?
— Ovidiu Filipescu (@DeathTheKid_4) November 10, 2021
we don’t need more attackers😭just a new manager ffs
— TJ🪙 (@RonUTD_) November 10, 2021
I love getting linked to another midfielder that we don’t need
— Henry Dixon (@hennydix) November 10, 2021
Ole would probably just bench him anyway
— C. ⚜️ (@c_rushmer29) November 10, 2021
We don’t we ever get linked to a DM?
— Evin Paul (@EvinPaulDaniel) November 10, 2021
That’ll definitely fix our defensive, midfield, managerial and coaching problem
— BradBurry (@BradBurrytweets) November 10, 2021
Szoboszlai is undoubtedly a talented player. He was tracked by Arsenal before he moved to Leipzig, and he has the ability to play either as a number ten or on the wing.
However, most of United’s problems this campaign have stemmed from poor defensive performances and signing Szoboszlai above a holding midfielder, a right-back or a centre-half would not be a sensible use of transfer funds. We shall see who the Red Devils prioritise in January.