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Man Utd eyeing Bono swoop

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Manchester United supervisor Erik ten Hag is reportedly at wits finish with beginning shot-stopper David de Gea, with a bunch of choices being assessed forward of the January switch window.

What’s the phrase?

In response to stories from Spain, the Pink Devils are eyeing Morocco’s World Cup hero Yassine Bounou, generally often known as Bono, as a doable alternative for his or her beleaguered goalkeeper. 

The likes of Yann Sommer and Jan Oblak have additionally been touted for a transfer to Manchester, however Bono would possibly emerge because the frontrunner after a string of spectacular performances on the World Cup in Qatar. 

The Pink Devils could be going through heated competitors for the 31-year-old’s signature, nonetheless, with Aston Villa boss Unai Emery additionally seeking to forge a deal for the ace after expressing a long-time curiosity in him, as per Soccer Insider.

It’s thought that Sevilla would solely promote their no.1 for a payment within the area of £26m.

Is Bono an improve on De Gea?




Ditch De Gea

De Gea has been a loyal servant for the Pink Devils for over a decade, successful the Premier League, Europa League, FA Cup and Carabao Cup throughout his time between the sticks on the Theatre of Goals. 

And successful the membership’s Participant of the Season award on 4 events – together with final 12 months – the Spaniard has basked in his justifiable share of success, virtually shifting to Actual Madrid in a profitable deal earlier than a collapse on the eleventh hour. 

Nonetheless, latest years have left the 45-cap worldwide scraping for type, incomes criticism on quite a few events for his errors and “woeful” shows.

Which is why a switch away from the membership may be the most effective avenue for all events, with De Gea supplied a clear slate and United liberating the lofty reported wage of £375k-per-week.

Maintaining three clear sheets in 4 World Cup matches, towards the likes of Belgium, Croatia, and Spain, Morocco have exceeded expectations and risen from the bottom in Qatar to perch alongside a few of the most esteemed nations on the globe, on the very greatest stage.

And now with a tantalising quarter-final showdown towards Portugal awaiting, Bono might see his inventory rise even additional with a superb efficiency towards the European giants.

As per Sofascore, Bono has recorded a score of seven.2 on the World Cup, offering assurance and exact distribution from the again, permitting his teammates to push ahead and seek for openings.

With a median save proportion of 67% and a formidable efficiency within the last-16, the place the 31-year-old saved three penalties because the nation sank Spain in a shootout after a valiant 0-0 draw, Bono is rising as a determine of the utmost standing. 

And with FBref reporting that the “monster” – within the phrases of broadcaster Ives Galarcep – ranks inside the prime 16% for objective kicks and 23% for touches when in comparison with goalkeepers throughout Europe’s large 5 leagues, his knack for getting on the ball and distributing ahead is one thing that may go away him in good stead with Ten Hag and his ball-playing philosophy.

Whether or not United make a transfer will stay to be seen, however along with his stage of efficiency just lately and his reported wage of simply £15k-per-week, Bono could possibly be a prudent and viable choice to interchange De Gea.

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