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Man Utd could boost Hojlund by signing “unstoppable” £172m “legend in the making”.

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M.United could improve Hojlund by acquiring a “legend in the making” for £172 million, according to one expert.This transfer could give Sir Jim Ratcliffe an excellent start to his Manchester United career.Manchester United has been relatively quiet during the January transfer window thus far; however, that may change in the final week preceding the deadline.

Erik ten Hag is eager to bolster his squad, which has performed inconsistently thus far in the season. Sir Jim Ratcliffe might, nevertheless, prefer to begin his Manchester United career with a statement next summer.United is in pursuit of a fresh attacker.

Sport, a Spanish news outlet, reported this week that Real Madrid are willing to forego Vinicius Junior to finance the acquisition of PSG sensation Kylian Mbappe.As a consequence, Football365 reports indicate that United may attempt to pay an enormous £172 million for the Brazilian during the summer transfer window.

 

While the possibility of the move is exceedingly remote, Ineos might consider recruiting a player of international caliber to restructure their Red Devils endeavor.The data indicating Vinicus would benefit Hojlund

The 20-year-old Rasmus Hojlund has scored two goals and provided one assist in 16 Premier League appearances since joining Manchester United from Atalanta for £72 million in the summer. Since then, he has struggled to adjust to the Premier League and the pressures of leading the line.

 

Nevertheless, the Dane has demonstrated considerable potential, albeit occasionally falling short with his execution, as evidenced by the nine significant opportunities he failed to convert this season.

 

Conversely, the forward has been outstanding in the Champions League, accumulating five goals; against Aston Villa and Spurs, he has now scored in each of his last two Premier League matches.The prospective acquisition of Vinicius Jr. would significantly increase Hojlund’s output, as evidenced by a selection of the Real Madrid star’s statistics from the previous season in the table below.

 

Vinicius’ opponents in European competitions and the Top Five Men’s Leagues were midfielders and wingers.

 

Figures (per 90)

 

The Vinicius

 

Percentile standing

 

The Objectives

 

0.42

 

Top 10%

 

Provision of aid

 

0.42

 

Top 2%

 

Shot-generating operations

 

5.21

 

Top 10%

 

Attainments (Att pen)

 

9.52

 

Top 1%

 

Effective take-ons

 

4.28

 

Top 1%

 

Transfers to the penalty area

 

4.97

 

Top 1%

 

Data from FBrefIt is extremely difficult to disagree with the aforementioned statistics that support the characterization of Vinicius as “unstoppable” by football talent scout Jacek Kulig.

 

Infinitely inventive, the number seven is an unconquerable dribbling demon, as evidenced by his carrying and dribbling statistics, which demonstrate that he is unstoppable when weaving through the opponent with his direct approach and insanity agility.

 

Hojlund would have more opportunities to score with the abundance of opportunities created by Vinicius, as he is presently scrappy, as evidenced by his xG ranking in the bottom 13% of Premier League strikers.In addition, opponents would occasionally be forced to alter their strategies in order to counter Vinicius, even if it meant tripling up on him, and his ability to impede opponents would provide the Dane with considerably more room to maneuver within the box.

 

Vini Jr. Manchester United Premier League transferVinicus’s position in the top 10% for goals scored places him among the world’s finest goal scorers. In an indirect manner, the 23-year-old would emerge as the primary focal point of Ten Hag’s squad, relieving Hojlund of the burden of scoring every goal in the same way that Mohamed Salah relieved Roberto Firmino of responsibility at Liverpool.United would not only be acquiring a star who would immediately enhance them, but they would also be acquiring a “legend in the making,” according to the previously mentioned Kulig, which could render the £172 million investment a wise one.

 

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