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Paul Scholes: Man United should have signed top 27-year-old midfielder



Paul Scholes believes Manchester United should have signed Christian Eriksen from Tottenham Hotspur in the summer transfer window.
The Red Devils were linked with a potential move to sign the Denmark international in the summer transfer window but a deal failed to come to fruition.
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba continues to be linked with a move to La Liga giants Real Madrid and Serie A champions Juventus following a difficult 2017-18 campaign.
Eriksen was touted as a potential replacement for the World Cup winner but the Premier League’s transfer window came and went without the Danish star completing a move.
The Tottenham star has established himself as one of the Premier League’s best creative midfielders over the past three or four seasons. Eriksen has scored 66 times in 277 games in all competitions since his move to Tottenham in an £11m deal from Dutch side Ajax in 2010.
Former Manchester United midfielder Scholes believes the Red Devils missed a trick after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer failed to recruit Eriksen for his overhaul at Old Trafford.
“I was quite excited when Christian Eriksen got mentioned [as a Man United target],” Scholes told Robbie Savage’s Premier League Breakfast, as quoted by the Daily Mirror.
“He could have made a big difference to United in the way De Bruyne plays for City, creating chances and scoring goals.
“But they haven’t got that and they have some good players so the target is top four and ...
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