Are Utd set up for success in the market, does Pep's future hinge on Dias & deadline day preview
With the transfer deadline just days away, Pete Graves and Dharmesh Sheth are joined by the New York Times’ chief soccer correspondent Rory Smith to discuss Manchester United’s pursuit of Jadon Sancho and the possible alternative targets if a deal for the Borussia Dortmund winger does not materialise (04:51). Rory examines whether the structure of United’s hierarchy lends itself to success in the market (17:47), while Dharmesh touches on the players that could leave Old Trafford before the deadline (20:23). The panel analyse the big-money arrival of Ruben Dias at Manchester City (28:16) and debate whether Pep Guardiola’s future at the club hinges on the success of the Portugal defender (34:33). Tottenham’s search for a new striker is over after clinching a deal for Carlos Vinicius (46:31) – the panel assess how important a new attacking option is for Jose Mourinho as well as the long-term future of midfielder Dele Alli (51:23). The panel preview transfer deadline day, with Dharmesh and Rory sharing their favourite moments from previous windows, including the deals for Dimitar Berbatov and Robinho (54:59). Plus there’s news from Everton, Leeds, West Ham, Sheffield United and much more, including Pete’s final thought, this week on Newcastle striker Joelinton and transfer deadline day (1:09:29).