Manchester United hero Andy Cole has insisted that the club should make a cheeky £60 million bid for the services of Argentine international Sergio Aguero.
As reported by the Daily Mail, Cole, who starred in the United legends match against Bayern Munich this past weekend, has admitted that whoever arrives at the club in the attacking department this summer will be under a great deal of pressure to perform.
Surprisingly, though, it's Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero who Cole really wants to see to move to the Theatre of Dreams in the near future. In fact, Cole has hailed the Citizens ace as the best forward in England's elite division.
The former Manchester United striker told reporters: "Whoever comes to Man United as a centre forward is going to be under a hell of a lot of pressure.
"They need to get somewhere and if I was being cheeky, I would say I'd give you £60m for Aguero because Aguero, fit, is the best centre forward in the Premier League."
Cole is right
Of course, Cole will be well aware that a deal to bring Aguero to Old Trafford is extremely unlikely, but it's difficult to argue with his analyses of the Manchester City man. At the end of the day, despite a few problems on the injury scene, the Argentine international has been one of the most consistent and lethal forwards in the division over the last few years.
Last season, of course, Aguero secured the Golden Boot award after finding the net on 26 occasions in the Premier League. There's no doubt about it, Manuel Pellegrini and Co. at the Etihad will be hoping that their talisman manages to maintain his fitness all season long in 2015/16, as they go about sustaining a title challenge.
One thing's for sure, changes are needed in attack at Old Trafford over the course of this summer. At the end of the day, while Aguero was scoring goals for fun at the Etihad last term, Manchester United's strikers failed to produce the goods.
Radamel Falcao, who only managed four league goals, has already departed the club, while Dutchman Robin van Persie hasn't managed to replicate the stunning form from his debut campaign in Manchester.
Captain Wayne Rooney will no doubt be hoping to star in attack all season long after being placed out of position at times last term, while youngster James Wilson will be hoping to feature on a more regular basis in the near future.
It's certainly going to be a big summer for the Manchester United hierarchy, who must get it right in attack if the club are going to compete on both the domestic and European scene under the Dutch regime.
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