Louis van Gaal's treatment of Victor Valdes could have a detriminetal effect on Manchester United's chances of signing Barcelona winger Pedro.
The Spaniard is good friends with goalkeeper Valdes, from their days together at the Nou Camp, and is having second thoughts about moving to Old Trafford following Van Gaal's decision to freeze out the former Barcelona stopper.
The Dutch manager's treatment of David de Gea is also having an influence on Pedro's decision, according to the Guardian.
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The 28-year-old has a £21.3 million release clause in his current deal and it was expected the Red Devils would complete his signing before the end of the transfer window.
However, Guillem Balague tweeted yesterday, saying Mancester City had offered more than United, and it now appears Pedro is weighing up his options before making a decision.
UNITED LACK FLUIDITY
Manchester United made it two wins from two last night with a 1-0 win at Aston Villa, despite being solid and oganised, United failed to click in the attacking third once again.
Adnan Januzaj was making his first start of the season, and despite scoring the winning goal, showed signs his match fitness was not there. Memphis Depay also failed to impress. The less said about Wayne Rooney's peformance the bettter.
PEDRO IS NEEDED
The fluidity will come in time but the signing of Pedro would bring some much needed class to United's attacking line-up.
The Barcelona man brings a wealth of experience and would be invaluable to the Old Trafford club in their pursuit of the Premier League title.
United lacked width at Villa Park with Juan Mata constantly coming inside from the right flank, Depay also looked narrow.
Pedro is a player that would allow United to spread the play wide as he is a player who likes to hug to the touchline and provide ammunition to the forwards.