Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 6 Oct 2020 12:22 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.2kShares John Stones was linked with a move away from Manchester City (Picture: Getty)‘If someone got hold of him and got some confidence in him, he’s got all the tools. I like him, personally.‘Someone like Arsenal, Chelsea. It’s a mixed bag for Manchester United. Ole needs players for now, not tomorrow.‘It’s not a five-year plan. If you have a bad run of results, you’re out. He needed players for now. They needed a centre-half now.’More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityWhile Manchester United did not sign Stones, they did wrap up deadline day deals for Edinson Cavani, Alex Telles, Amad Diallo and Facundo Pellistri.Arsenal, meanwhile, completed a shock £45m deal for Thomas Partey.Chelsea failed to bolster Frank Lampard’s squad on deadline day but had already spent more than £200m on the likes of Timo Werner and Kai Havertz.Follow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page.MORE: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reacts as Manchester United sign Facundo PellistriMORE: Mikel Arteta hails ‘quality’ Thomas Partey as Arsenal shirt number is revealed Advertisement Harry Redknapp ‘surprised’ Man Utd, Chelsea or Arsenal did not sign Man City defender John Stones Advertisement Comment Harry Redknapp is ‘surprised’ the Premier League clubs did not target John Stones (Picture: Sky Sports)Harry Redknapp says he is ‘surprised’ Manchester United, Chelsea or Arsenal did not sign John Stones from Manchester City during the summer transfer window.Stones, who has 19 caps for England, was heavily linked with a move away from the Etihad over the summer.Manchester City spent more than £50m when they signed Stones from Everton in 2016 but he has struggled to cement a place in the starting XI under Pep Guardiola.Former Tottenham manager Redknapp believes Stones is a ‘real player’, however, and says he expected either Manchester United, Chelsea or Arsenal to secure his signature.ADVERTISEMENT‘Manchester United wanted to get Jadon Sancho in and that never happened,’ Redknapp told Sky Sports.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘The new left-back [Alex Telles] sounds like he’s a good player. But I still thought they needed a new central defender. They needed that and that’s not happened.‘I’m surprised someone didn’t take John Stones. I’m a big fan. I think he’s a real player.
Promoted Content6 Best Movie Cars You Could Own But Probably Can’t AffordThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This YearWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?Top 7 Best Car Manufacturers Of All Time8 Best 1980s High Tech GadgetsWhy Do Americans Consider Him To Be The Best President?It Might Be Quentin Tarantino’s Last Movie8 Best Movies On Amazon Prime Video To Stream Right NowPortuguese Street Artist Creates Hyper-Realistic 3D GraffitiWhat Is A Black Hole In Simple Terms?World-Ending Scenarios: This Is How The Apocalypse May Happen Zlatan Ibrahimovic has taken to social media to tease Leeds fans with a cryptic post amid intense speculation linking him with the Premier League club.The 38-year-old Swedish striker returned to AC Milan in January and has scored an impressive 11 times in 20 appearances across all competitions last season.But Ibrahimovic hasn’t penned an extension with Milan and is expected to leave the San Siro this summer.Leeds were linked with the former Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain star during the January transfer window.And now Ibrahimovic’s latest post on social media has caught the attention of many fans about his potential club future.The former Sweden international posted on Instagram Stories a first-person view from what appears to be a boat.And Ibrahimovic dropped a simple message accompanying his post: “Next destination.” Credit: Instagram/Zlatan Ibrahimovic Loading… Leeds owner Andrea Radrizzani only admitted last month that it could be “too late” to bring Ibrahimovic to Elland Road.“Ibrahimovic will certainly be difficult,” he said.“We tried to sign him in January, but he chose to join Milan and the deal vanished.“Now I think it’s too late, the intensity of English football is different.”Ibrahimovic, who turns 39 in October, has suggested that it is unlikely he will remain in Italy for the new season. Read Also: Barca to start Messi, Suarez, Griezmann in attack against Napoli“I still have three games, still 10 days, nobody said anything to me and I don’t expect anything else,” he said last month.“There are things that we cannot control, but that seems strange to me, but we are doing great things.“We play with great confidence and we believe in what we do. I’m working, I’m fine, the team is fine and doing good things.“When I arrived we are second or third in the standings, it means it is not bad.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享