Manchester United legend Gary Neville has identified key positions in the United team the club needs to strengthen in the summer.
The former Manchester United captain believes improving our centre-back and goalkeeper positions will be crucial if we are to win a first Premier League title since 2013.
Neville told Sky Sports: “If you think of Alisson and van Dijk being the final piece of the jigsaw for Liverpool, if you think of Dias coming in now for City, if you think of Kompany at City, Vidic at United, all of the teams that have won the league – that triangle of goalkeeper and two centre-backs are solid as a rock.
“They’re dominant and this three are not dominant. The goalkeeper isn’t dominant at the moment, even though he did okay against West Brom, the two centre-backs are not dominant.
“They concede too many goals and if you concede one or more goals per game, you’re not going to win the Premier League. Manchester United have to look at that.”
Neville is unconvinced about the ability of Lindelof to partner Maguire, and feels the Swede is likely the player to lose his spot if the club improves our defensive options.
“The problem is, they’re not going to turf Maguire out,” he said.
“They’ve invested £80million, he’s the rock, he’s the cornerstone, he’s played every minute – he’s the one they’ve going to build the defence around.
“So, what you’ve got to do is find a partner for him, that’s got to be somebody of the physicality and profile of (Eric) Bailly, actually.
“Quick, good in the air, strong, can cover Maguire one-on-one but also can get them up the pitch and allow them to play a little higher.
“The goalkeeping situation is going to need attending to quite quickly.”