Manchester United’s midfield still lacks that box-to-box presence, a genuine No.8 who can score goals at one end and put in an industrious shift at the other.
Thus, it’s rather fortunate that Inter Milan have proposed a swap deal involving Fredy Guarin and disgruntled Red Devils striker Javier Hernandez:
The Colombia international measures in at 6 foot 2 and is famed for his physicality, but regularly contributes with goals and assists, as detailed below:
And some of his strikes appear to defy all physical understanding. Here’s a look at some of his best during spells with Inter, Porto and Saint Etienne:
Most importantly, the 28 year-old offers mobility, energy and an added dimension going forward.
But it remains to be seen whether Louis van Gaal wants to part with a striker in Chicarito who has reached double figures in three of his four Premier League campaigns.