Phil Jones hails new Manchester United signings ahead of next season

by Ben Topliss

Phil Jones believes Manchester United will challenge for trophies next season following a busy summer of transfer activity at Old Trafford.

Louis van Gaal has added Matteo Darmian, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Memphis Depay, Morgan Schneiderlin and Sergio Romero to his squad ahead of the new campaign.

There are also rumours that Man United are in for Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos and Barcelona’s Pedro.

Jones is excited about all the new players and is in confident mood going into the new Premier League season.

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“They’re all top players. That’s why the manager has signed them. They’ve all got their own attributes,” he said.

“Memphis is a skilful player who can change a game and score goals. Schweinsteiger has got class, he’s won the World Cup, he’s won everything in the game and he’s got experience and that’s massive, especially at Manchester United.

“Darmian is a terrific right-back, he’s quick and he’s sharp and we’ve seen that in pre-season. Morgan as well had a terrific season with Southampton and he’ll be a great addition to the squad, definitely.”

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It certainly is an exciting time to be a United supporter. On top of the new additions, youngsters such as Luke Shaw, Andreas Pereira and Adnan Januzaj all impressed during the pre-season tour of the United States.

Best of all, United are back in the Champions League. It has been a long year without European football and it will be good to see the best of the best back at Old Trafford.

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