Following the confirmation of Harry Maguire’s world-record move to Manchester United, the Red Devils now have a number of centre-backs on their books.
The report claims however that the England U21 international is intent on staying at Old Trafford and fighting for his place.
It adds the Red Devils don’t see much “sense” in sending Tuanzebe on loan to a Championship side, and want to see whether he can make the step up to Premier League football following a campaign at Aston Villa last year.
After hearing the news about their young starlet, United fans took to Twitter to share their thoughts on the matter.
Many supporters of the Manchester side expressed their relief the 21-year-old would be staying, and insisted that despite the arrival of Maguire, Tuanzebe could regard himself as one of the best defenders at the club.
Indeed, many wondered whether Stoke would be open to taking someone like Phil Jones instead and urged the Red Devils to give Tuanzebe a real go in the first-team for the upcoming campaign.
Check out some of the reaction of United fans below:
Stoke city come on. Make a bid for Jonesy. He’s yours to take #GlazersOut
— DoF is a waste of Time FC (@iconic7_) 6 August 2019
— (@iseekwisdm) 6 August 2019
Barely has to fight tbh, he needs to be the main back up centre back for lindelof or maguire
— Tommy?????? (@Tommy_MUFC11) 6 August 2019
No available. Thanks
— Tosin Akingba™ (@venusakingba) 6 August 2019
Don’t even try
— OpichMufc (@opitza) 6 August 2019
We should definitely keep him. The season is long and even after signing Maguire, Axel should be our 3rd option at CB and he’ll still get plenty of games.
— Marcin (@Cinkiewicz7) 6 August 2019
Thats my boy
— Patrick Helleseth (@PatrickHellese1) 6 August 2019