Man United: Here's Why You Need To Sign Atletico's Defensive General
Louis van Gaal has made it clear that he wants to improve Manchester United's midfield next year, but they need a few defenders as well, right? Jonny Evans is the best centre-back in their squad right now. Jonny Evans. He's decent, but it's clear they need to upgrade.
United have been linked with Atletico Madrid's Joao Miranda for a while now, according to the Mirror, the job is as good as done.
Miranda told Radio ESPN: ""My agent is currently in Europe, resolving my future. My buy-out clause with Atletico Madrid is €30m, but that is negotiable."
There aren't many YouTube compilations of him, but anyone who saw Atletico last season could have seen how important he was to their utterly insane success. His partnership with Diego Godin saw Atletico only concede 26 goals all season, he's a towering aerial presence, and he's great at bringing the ball out from the back.
The Brazilian defender has seven international caps, but was overlooked for their World Cup squad by Luiz Felipe Scolari, despite his outstanding club season. There's just no pleasing some people.
Would Miranda be a good signing for United?