The Red Devils Manchester United completed the signing of Wales international player from Swansea city for an initial fee of £ 15 M. The 21-year old happens to be the first signing for ManU manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer since he took to become a manager after Jose Mourinho. Daniel James has signed a 5-year contract with Manchester United.
James made a total of 38 appearances for his old club Swansea, in which he netted 5 goals where he also assisted 10 times. The Midfielder is like a breath of fresh air for the Red Devils who continued to struggle in the last season. The Manager Ole Gunnar has said that the inclusion of Daniel James’s exceptional pace will benefit Manchester United. ManU manager quoted, “Daniel is an exciting winger with lots of skills, vision, exceptional pace and a terrific work ethic.”
Here are the 5 low-key signings that turned out to be the game changers:
1. Dele Alli
Dele Alli signed a 5 and a half-year contract with Tottenham, for a fee of £ 5 M. The 23-year old has raised his game after becoming a part of Tottenham. He has helped his team with his consistent performances in the last few seasons. After being criticised for his performance against Ajax in the first leg of Champions League semi-finals, he raised his game in the second leg, that saw his team reach the Champions League finals for the very first time. The Midfielder plays with an attacking style, with his strongest feature being his finishing, though he is brilliant with his short passes. He has been a regular starter in the Tottenham side in the last season and will be looking to win more games for his side. In his 131 Appearance in the Premier League Alli as scored 42 goals with 29 assists.
2. James Vardy
James Vardy joined Leicester City for £1.7 M in 2012 from Fleetwood. The 32-year-old Vardy was a star of Leicester city’s memorable 2016 Title triumph. He joined the club in 2012 and since then, he has scored more than 200 goals. Vardy was sensational in the 2015-16 season as he scored 24 times, including a record-breaking sequence of goals in 11 successive matches. Vardy signed a new four-year contract with Leicester and committed himself to the club until the year 2022. The centre-forward has an amazing ability of finishing, that has him score plenty of goals for his side. He likes to dribble, and also like to play the long balls. He would be looking to mirror his exploits for the Foxes in the next season and would be hoping that Leicester city is crowned champions of English Premier League once again. In his 176 Appearance, Vardy has scored 80 goals with 24 Assists.
3. Riyad Mahrez
Riyad Mahrez joined Leicester City in the year 2014 for only 500 Th.£. Mahrez was one of four Leicester players named in the PFA team of the year in April 2016 and later also won the PFA playmaker of the year award. Mahrez in 2016, became the first Algerian to win a Premier League Title. He played 41 games for Leicester City in which he scored 48 goals. Mahrez was on top of his game during his tenure at Leicester, whether it be his Passing, executing long shots or taking set pieces he was brilliant in every role.
4. Andrew Robertson
The 25-year-old Andrew Robertson joined Liverpool for £9m in 2017 from Hull city. Since his arrival at Liverpool, the left-back has been a regular starter for Liverpool. Although in his first season at Liverpool he initially had to bide his time, but he worked extremely hard at training and took his chances when they came. A strong tackler Robertson by the end of the season made the left-back position his own and replaced Alberto Moreno.