A key player in both Inter’s drive for the treble and his country’s run to the final of the 2010 world cup, Wes Sneijder is undoubtedly one of the great attacking midfielders of his generation. For the past two summers his name has been batted about the gossip columns as the potential successor to Paul Scholes at Old Trafford, and the solution to United’s creative gap in midfield.
This year things are different however and Sneijder no longer seems to be the obvious, logical recruit of choice to power the hear of Sir Alex’s next great rebuilding effort. With the new season cantering towards us at an ever pace, the rumour mill is in overdrive and the Sneijder-to-United transfer saga is about to reach its crescendo, but is he the player United need? Here are a number of reasons why he could be surplus to requirements at the theatre of dreams. Continue reading