Manchester United Will Need To Make Big Decision Regarding Euro Star This Summer

This is going to be a big transfer window for Manchester United.

As always the Old Trafford club have been linked with a host of potential new stars. Sky Sports have been reporting that United have tabled an improved offer for Borussia Dortmund and England forward Jadon Sancho.

But big decisions will also be needed when it comes to who stays on with The Red Devils.

I have a feeling this could be a pivotal moment in the career of Daniel James.

The Welshman has been starring for his country at Euro 2020 this summer. The winger has played in all of three of Wales’ group games, shining particularly in the opening two fixtures.

The twenty-three year old has looked bright, with his pace being a standout attribute that’s caught out opponents.

United know that he has this potential to be a game changer and his ability to beat teams with his speed. Unfortunately he hasn’t shown too enough of this at Old Trafford as he has suffered from knocks and inconsistent form.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer might be tempted to have a closer look at James during preseason given his international form. But if the United boss does sign Sancho then that could see Daniel’s minutes on the park restricted.

I think if Daniel James is to reach his full potential then he needs to get himself regular starts within the Premier League next term and I don’t see that happening at United.

Now that doesn’t mean that Man Utd should look at simply cashing in on the talent. It could be an ideal solution to see the wideman going out on a season long loan to a club that would give him more first team opportunities.

A Leicester City, an Everton, a West Ham United or a Southampton could be a good fit.

That would hopefully allow Daniel James the opportunity to prove himself week in and week out. That would then give Solskjaer and the United board a dilemma. Play him or sell him. If he does well on loan but isn’t fantastic then at least that would push up the transfer fee.

The Welshman knows himself that he’s not the finished article yet:

“I’m learning. I reflect on every game and every season I’ve played, whether I’ve played zero minutes, whether I play all the games, I think I’m always learning.

“For me, I’m nowhere near my potential and I just want to keep improving.”

Via The Mirror

To reach the next level I really feel he needs to get more top flight starts under his belt. If that cannot happen at Manchester United, then a temporary change of scenery might allow Daniel James the chance to show he can be a long term solution for the Red Devils.

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