Is Angelo Henriquez the answer to Manchester United's striker problems?

Louis Van Gaal has reportedly been handed another £150 million to continue the Manchester United rebuilding job. They've returned to the top four but now they need to move up to the next step and challenge for the Premier League title again. 

A particular position the Red Devils need to strengthen is up front. Robin van Persie looks set to seal a £10 million move to Juventus and Radamel Falcao's disastrous loan move came to an end last month.

Van Gaal doesn't seem to be keen on Javier Hernandez, so the Dutchman will be dipping into the transfer market in search of a 20-goals-a-season striker. 

With all that in mind, United fans will have questions. Do we need to buy more than one striker? How many world-class strikers are actually available? 

The answer to that is that United will need more than one striker. They are likely to be left with just Wayne Rooney and 19-year-old James Wilson, whose been linked with a loan move. 

The Red Devils have been linked with Karim Benzema, Edinson Cavani and Gonzalo Higuain. It possible they will be able to get one of those three but more than one is highly unlikely. 

Most of Europe's elite clubs like to have three or four strikers in their squad. United will need to have four next season if they get through their Champions League play off. 

There is still one more space then in United's squad. Therefore with that in mind United have a striker on their books but he hasn't made a single first team appearance since joining in August 2012. 

That is Chilean international Angelo Henriquez. He's only 21 years old and he will be playing the Copa America for Chile this summer. 

After loan spells with Wigan Athletic and Real Zaragoza, Henriquez was sent to Dynamo Zagreb in Croatia. Their he played both league and Europa League football which is very beneficial for someone of his age. 

He scored 29 goals in 36 games which is a fantastic record for a 21 year old, no matter what league it is. Three of those were in Europe in what is a pretty average Dynamo Zagreb side with all due respect. 

However he did experience winning a league title, again something valuable to someone of his age, especially coming from a club like United. 

He still has plenty of time to develop and if he were to come back into the fold at United he would be bringing momentum and form in to the team. 

United always give youth opportunities but their hasn't been one opportunity for this lad barring a few pre-season games under David Moyes. 

He's certainly someone who deserves to be given a chance under Louis Van Gaal. At the start of the season it's possbile United will be fighting on three fronts (League, Champions League and League Cup) therefore there are enough games for Henriquez to be involved in. 

He's already scored goals for United's under 21's so there is little else he can do but prove himself in the first team. He hasn't chosen to be shipped out on loan, he was also brought in by Sir Alex Ferguson nine months before he retired. 

You do feel sympathy for the former Universidad De Chile striker so Van Gaal should at least give him the opportunity he has earnt after such an impressive season in Croatia. 

This one has the Paul Pogba feel about it. A player with such promise but lack of game time ultimately saw him depart. The same could happen with Henriquez as Zagreb have the option to buy him for just £800,000. 

Fergie bought the Chilean for £4m as he was desperate to conclude the deal before other clubs who were interested. He was monitored by United since the age of 14 and again it would seem like such a waste on someone who definately has the potential to be a proven goalscorer in the Premier League. 

He has made four appearances for Wigan in England's elite league and did score a goal. United fans will surely like to see one of Fergie's last youngster get given the opportunity to blossom but it looks like Van Gaal may cash in on the talented youngster. 

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