Robson urges Man Utd fans to rethink 'dominant midfield' signing demand

Manchester United legend Bryan Robson knows fans are keen to see a dominant midfield signing arrive.

The United faithful would love to see a player in Robson's mould signed by new manager David Moyes.

"I know with the Manchester United fans, they are used to having a really dominant central midfield player," he told ManUtd.com at the launch of the partnership with Aeroflot. "Like Keaney, Incey, myself and then Scholesy.

"But I think what the fans have got to look at is: Is the balance of the squad pretty good anyway without having that type of player in? You've got to say 'yes' as we won the title by 11 points.

"Now, of course you always want to improve but you've got to look at the balance of Antonio Valencia, Ashley Young, Tom Cleverley, Michael Carrick, Ando [Anderson] and the rest. They are still very, very good players but you've got to look at the balance and is that right, rather than go out and try to get an individual who you must rely on all the time.

"So my message to Manchester United fans is don't be too influenced by this talk that we need this midfield player because I think the boys can cope."

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