Man United transfer news: £25m star to solve Red Devils’ defensive problems?

first_img1 Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is continuing his hunt for a new defender as he looks to strengthen his top four-challenging side.A 1-0 defeat to Southampton appears to have ended any thoughts they may have had about challenging for the Premier League title (unless you’re Phil Jones), but holding on to a top four spot is vital for the club and its finances.So it is crucial the Dutchman shores up what has been a decidedly dodgy backline.Mats Hummels and Diego Godin have been on the radar for the Red Devils, but now it is reported that attentions have turned to Athletic Bilbao’s £25-rated starlet Aymeric Laporte.The French centre-back, 20, is a standout performer for the La Liga side and one of the first names on the team sheet for manager Ernesto Valverde, in what has been a challenging season for a side that dropped out of the Champions League into the Europa League.But what can Manchester United fans expect to see from Laporte should he sign? Check out some of his best bits below… Athletic Bilbao defender Aymeric Laporte tackles Lionel Messi last_img read more