Manchester United should turn their attentions towards Real Madrid left-back Fabio Coentrao after he fell out of favour at the Bernabeu last season.

Coentrao feels his form does not reflect his placement in the club and feels that a lack of recognition has been made following his performances. 

Coentrao can understandably be upset by lack of chances given to him last season, and for this reason he may believe it's time to say fair well to the Spanish capital.

United's interest towards Everton's Leighton Baines seems to have cooled following a bid £12m which was rejected last week. Everton are reportedly looking to bump the fee up to the £15m mark before offloading their star player to their former manager. 

Baines (28) is at the peak of his career and in the near future will understandably decline, meaning that there is a maximum of two-three seasons of performances left in him. 

Coentrao (26) is nearing the peak of his career requiring consistent game time to display his true ability as he composed when given the opportunity last season. Baines lacks European experience, and has little international knowledge.

United should be reaching for experienced talented players who have a future ahead of them such as Coentrao, who has years to play, has represented Real Madrid frequently in the Champions League and has often played for his national team. 


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