Wolves star Jimenez warned over Man Utd move for one reason

Joleon Lescott has warned Raul Jimenez over a summer move to Manchester United, as he is not convinced it would represent a step up for the Wolves striker.

The 28-year-old has been linked with a move to Old Trafford in recent months, and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer may view the Mexican as a good option.

Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial are United’s only recognised strikers following the departure of Romelu Lukaku six months ago.

The Wolves forward has scored 20 goals in 38 matches this season, including nine assists, but Lescott has warned the Mexican that the grass may not be greener on the other side.

“The interest in Jimenez doesn’t surprise me, he’s performed consistently over the past two seasons and that’s the key,” Lescott told the Grand National.

“He’s not just coming in and having good periods then going cold again.

“He’s consistently done well for the team and scored goals and proving to be a lot more than just a goal scorer.

“Obviously he is their top goal scorer since he’s been there but he’s absolutely vital to the way they play.

“There will, of course, be interest in him as he’s such a good player, I suppose it just depends on how realistic this interest is.”

 

 

Nuno Espirito Santo’s side are ninth in the Premier League table, level on points with eight-placed United.

Lescott added: “For example, if it’s Chelsea, then you may look to them as more of a possibility of playing Champions League.

“Whereas if you look at interest from Man United, and you look at the team’s current success – are Man United better than Wolves?

“Are they guaranteed to finish higher than Wolves next season? Who knows!

“Manchester United are a big club, but the best players want to play against the best players and you do that by playing in the Champions League.”

 

The post Wolves star Jimenez warned over Man Utd move for one reason appeared first on Football365.

Featured News

Guardiola: I was never the best, I won because of players

Pep Guardiola claims he will not be able to replicate his success with a team without the caliber of Manchester City. With 29 trophies under...

Chelsea reach exciting €45m agreement to sign deadly Dutch assist king

Chelsea have verbally agreed a €45million deal with Ajax to bring Hakim Ziyech to Stamford Bridge in the summer, according to reports in the...

Salah set to miss crucial Liverpool stint amid Egypt Olympics tug of war

Liverpool could be set to be without superstar forward Mohammed Salah for the vast majority of 2020’s pre-season, as well as their opening Premier...

Latest news

Is Sterling hinting at “fantastic” Real Madrid?

Raheem Sterling has perhaps given the biggest hint ever that he would consider a move to what he calls “fantastic” Real Madrid. Manchester City’s Raheem...

Ighalo speaks out on potential Martial partnership at Man Utd

Odion Ighalo insists he is just focussed on “working hard”, and says it is up to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to decide whether to partner...

Watch: Mustafi’s sublime long pass in build-up to Arsenal winner

Shkodran Mustafi’s resurgence at Arsenal continued on Thursday night as the centre-back produced an assured performance to help the Gunners beat Olympiakos 1-0 in the first...

Liverpool reveal stance on Firmino future amid continued Timo Werner links

Liverpool have seemingly made their stance clear on Roberto Firmino’s future amid talk that the striker could join Bayern Munich this summer. The Bundesliga giants...

Casemiro: “I wanted Neymar to join Real Madrid”

Speaking in an interview with Spanish radio station Onda Cero, Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro spoke to José Ramón de la Morena about life on...