Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Old Trafford Hero Vidic Wants More Depth in Midfield

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Old Trafford Hero Vidic Wants More Depth in Midfield

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NEMANJA VIDIC has said it should be United's priority to strengthen their midfield this summer.

The widely held opinion among supporters is that the most pressing area where United need to recruit is in defence, with Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly mentioned as a possible £100m target.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's predecessor Jose Mourinho routinely bemoaned a lack of star quality in his back-line and he is known to have been frustrated by the club's failure to back him when he wanted to sign a new defender in last summer's transfer window.

However, Vidic believes United are already well stocked at the back and he believes more strength in depth is required in the midfield area.

Asked about the possibility of Toby Alderweireld moving to United in the summer, Vidic told Stadium Astro: "Of course, I would like to see him there. …

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