A winger with pace, close control and the ability to dribble past defenders and cross. The scene at Manchester United has been barren for this type of player since Cristiano Ronaldo made his historic move to Madrid. A number of attempts have been made to sign a winger of comparative effect, however the results have been comparatively fruitless. Antonio Valencia was quick and direct but lacked finesse and accuracy of crossing, Ashley Young demonstrated glimpses of his ability to cut inside and shoot from distance but ultimately was not a consistent or reliable option. Meanwhile Nani has been a peripheral figure, his frustrating tendency to destroy chances and the perception that he wasn’t contributing in a defensive respect influencing his gradual phasing out. Adnan Januzaj, the baby-faced Belgian, was a player of promise in last season’s dire campaign and should feature heavily in this one, but a major coup that is set to be completed is the signature of Real Madrid’s lithe attacker Angel Di Maria. Di Maria is an elite winger with rapid pace and a direct style. He was a vital cog of Madrid’s Champions League winning team and posed an ever-present threat during Argentina’s successful World Cup… Read full this story
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