According to reports in Italy, Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira could be on his way to Manchester United in the summer. It is understood that the player is open to a move and has also spoken about the possibility of playing in England’s top tier.
”I’m happy at Juventus, but I like challenges & I seek them. I’d like to win as many titles as possible in as many leagues as possible. Of the top ones in Europe, I have to yet to play in England- the Premier League has always fascinated me,” said the Juventus midfielder.
A move to United would make a lot of sense for both the club as well as the player. The Red Devils are looking to add solidity to their midfield that has not always been top notch this season and could look to rope in the German midfielder from Turin. He has already worked under Jose Mourinho during their time at Real Madrid and a reunion seems to be on the cards.
Credit where credit is due – Sami Khedira scored 9 goals this season, his highest tally in any season throughout his career. pic.twitter.com/ZHvVPY1Du3
— Juvefc.com (@juvefcdotcom) May 8, 2018
Khedira seems to have slowed down considerably and is not the midfielder he was during his days in Spain. This means that he would only be a short-term fit for Mourinho and would arguably walk into the club’s midfield playing alongside Nemanja Matic. This also means that he’ll come on the cheap and will bring valuable experience of winning several domestic and international trophies to the dressing room at Old Trafford.
He could be the man to pull strings from deep for United, but would not be the star-studded names the fans are hoping for in order to compete with rivals Manchester City next season. There are plenty of other quality midfielders in Europe that are undoubtedly better alternatives to the German midfielder who is past his peak. It thus remains to be seen how the next few weeks pan out and whether or not the Red Devils are to pursue his signing in the summer.