A Valencia based TV channel's Twitter account has claimed that Nicolas Otamendi is close to a move to the Premier League and one Journalist associated with them then said the club in question was Manchester United.
So, finally United are actually going to sign a centre-back: the one position they probably most desperately needed to strengthen in this transfer window. Too long was spent on what was ultimately a doomed pursuit of Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos, who is now about to sign a new deal. At least come september, they may have one of the 'best of the rest' in terms of La Liga defenders that don't play for the big two sides.
However, is the addition of Otamendi alone enough for a sustained Premier League title challenge? Only time will tell, but it's a risky business when one considers the extremely limited options they already have.