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Manchester United Reportedly Interested in Magpies' Ayoze Perez

Ayoze Perez
In news that matters to only a few thousand people on this earth (and probably zero readers of this blog (if there are any left)) is that Manchester United is reportedly interested in Newcastle United striker Ayoze Perez for a January transfer. One thing majorly bothers me about this. One thing might be good.

What bothers me:
  • Ayoze Perez is one of the few NUFC players who occasionally scores a goal...and this is a squad desperately in need of goals. We'll still have Mitrovic and Wjinaldum, but those alone aren't going to be enough to keep us afloat. 
What might be good:
  • If this is for real, deep-pocketed ManU might be willing to pay some serious sterling for him, giving NUFC the money to purchase a seasoned striker (like Charlie Austin??) that can lead the team up front and get us firmly out of the relegation zone.
What's probably going to happen:
  • Mike Ashley's probably going to sell Perez and buy two mediocre players with the money, causing more confusion and ineffectual play and the squad is going to limp along all season, bouncing off the relegation zone and -- if we're lucky -- stay in the Premier League for one more season. 



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