Silvestre names 5 players Ten Hag should retain at Old Trafford
Mikael Silvestre, a former Manchester United defender, has chosen only five players from the current squad that new manager Erik ten Hag should keep.
Apart from these five players, according to Silvestre, the remainder of the team's commitment to the club is in doubt.
United are presently sixth in the Premier League and are having one of their worst seasons in the last 30 years, according to many.
The Red Devils are unlikely to finish in the top four this season after a string of dismal results that have persisted despite Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's dismissal and the arrival of Ralf Rangnick.
But Silvestre, who played for Manchester United for nine years, said there was no way the club could sign 10 players in one transfer window.
Well, first of all, in one window you can’t sign 10 players. It doesn’t make sense. So it’s going to take two or three windows.
And for the ones that need to stay, for sure, I would say the backbone of the team. Bruno Fernandes signed a new contract, so he’s one that needs to stay.
“David de Gea, Raphael Varane, Harry Maguire, Marcus Rashford. Those guys, I think, have got United in their hearts, but for the rest, I think there are question marks for all of them, "he stated.
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