Five ways Leighton Baines will improve Manchester United - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
A Manchester United transfer for Leighton Baines now looks a relative certainty if David Moyes ups his £12 million offer for the left back.
Reports broke yesterday over United’s initial bid for the defender, shortly after comments he made which suggested he was more than happy at Everton and looking forward to the new season.
“We’ve chatted on the phone. It was just about speaking about the start of the season and looking forward to working with each other,” said Baines.
That may still be the case but the fact remains of United put enough cash on the table, Baines will find it very difficult to turn down what would likely be the final move of his career.
He can certainly help United in several ways.
Goals and Assists
Baines is prolific in terms of set pieces which allows him top notch up a higher goal tally than is common for a full back.
He’s been lethal from various free kick and penalty...