Gerrard: Liverpool Need Midfielder MU
In addition to Romelu Lukaku, Nemanja Matic can be called as one of the best transfer Manchester United (MU) in the transfer market this summer. Moreover, MU get it with a fairly cheap price.
Either way MU successfully seduce Chelsea to want to release Matic only at a cost of 40 million euros (Rp 618 billion). For players who already enjoy three English League titles, of course the price of Matic is very cheap.
Apparently, the factor of Jose Mourinho’s presence that makes Matic not hesitate to betray the Blues. In fact, since returning to Chelsea in the summer of 2014, his role is needed.
Quality as a defensive midfielder was recognized legend and Liverpool’s academy coach, Steven Gerrard. According to him, he wants to see players like Matic performing in Liverpool costume.
“I think Matic is a very good player and we have not got a defensive midfielder right now, Jordan Henderson has done a great job in that position but last season he was often injured,” Gerrard told the Manchester Evening News.
“We also have Emre Can, but for me they are better suited to number 8, going into the box.” Players like (Georginio) Wijnaldum, Henderson and Can will benefit if they have midfield monster who can break the game, “He added.
Without taking long, 29-year-old midfielder was immediately included in the squad core MU. The proof, he always appeared as a starter and never drawn in two games that have been undertaken the Red Devils.
“I do not want to make big news, but I’m a big fan of Matic, it’s the exact piece of the puzzle Jose needs,” Gerrard said.