Manchester United to raid Premier League rivals for Casemiro replacement: report

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag walks on the pitch before the UEFA Champions League match between Manchester United and F.C. Copenhagen at Old Trafford on October 24, 2023 in Manchester, England.
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Manchester United have identified the midfielder they want to replace Casemiro – and could snare him from a fellow Premier League club.

There are plenty of positions in manager Erik ten Hag's lineup that need improving this summer, with injuries and absences hampering the Dutchman all over the field. The emergence of Kobbie Mainoo has delayed the importance of bringing in another No.8 – but there is still the need for midfield depth.

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Mark White
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Mark White has been at on FourFourTwo since joining in January 2020, first as a staff writer before becoming content editor in 2023. An encyclopedia of football shirts and boots knowledge – both past and present – Mark has also represented FFT at both FA Cup and League Cup finals (though didn't receive a winners' medal on either occasion) and has written pieces for the mag ranging on subjects from Bobby Robson's season at Barcelona to Robinho's career. He has written cover features for the mag on Mikel Arteta and Martin Odegaard, and is assisted by his cat, Rosie, who has interned for the brand since lockdown.