Manchester United Still Need A No 9 – Owen

 

Emmnauel Adigwe

Former Manchester United and Liverpool player, Micheal Owen, has stated that Manchester United still need to sign a striker.
He stated this while speaking with premier league productions stressing that a natural finisher is needed at Old Trafford.
He said: “We’re judging a team that has been below-par for a long time. Now, all of a sudden, they have got a lot of good players.
“[Marcus] Rashford missed a chance in the first half and if he had put it in, it would have been one of the goals of the season. The intricate play on the edge of the box was absolutely brilliant.
“So now I think he’s [Martial] going to get more service, and now is the right time to be playing as a centre-forward for Manchester United – with the likes of [Paul] Pogba and [Bruno] Fernandes and all these players in and around you.
“Is he one that’s going to be the No.9 for years to come? At the minute he looks very inconsistent. He will score a hat-trick, but is he going to constantly score a lot of goals? There is still a question mark.
“There is still a question about what is his best position. I think it’s probably off the left, but then again that’s probably Marcus Rashford’s best position.
“They are shuffling the pack a little bit at the moment but if you ask most people, they will say: ‘Where do Manchester United need to strengthen? They need a main No.9’.”

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