Manchester United need a specialist left back for next season and they must splash the cash to lure one in the summer transfer window.

The likes of Rojo, Shaw and Blind had injury concerns in the last campaign and therefore, the Red Devils mainly utilized Ashley Young, a natural attacker, in the LB position.

Now, according to an exclusive report covered by Sport today, Man United want to sign Spanish international and Barcelona star Jordi Alba.

Read: £365,000-a-week playmaker has pre-arrangement to join Man Utd

The Spanish source have mentioned that Chelsea want to hire the services of the La Roja defender as well. Sport have further stated that Alba has not been offered a new contract by Barca as yet.

In such a situation, United should take advantage and must push for the signing of the 29-year-old star. The speedy defender is arguably one of the best wing-backs in the world, who has proved to be effective in both the defensive and the attacking third.

In the recently concluded campaign, Alba featured in 48 appearances for the Catalan giants, scored 3 goals and provided 12 assists in all competitions.

His current contract with the La Liga champions will expire in 2020 and it has a huge release clause (FC Barcelona Official) of 150 million euros (£130million). In your opinion, should Mourinho sign Alba for Man United?

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