Manchester United legend Paul Ince is adamant that his former club is trying to copy the success model of rivals Liverpool.

The former Manchester United midfielder made this known during an interview with Paddy Power.

According to him, Manchester United have copied Liverpool by signing a quality centre back in addition to having three pacy forwards.

Manchester United have signed Harry Maguire for £80m from fellow Premier League outfit Leicester City thus making him the most expensive defender in history.

The Red Devils have splashed the cash on a quality centre back just like Liverpool did with Virgil Van Dijk whom they signed for £75m from another Premier League side, Southampton.

Van Dijk was the recipient of the record for the most expensive defender before the Harry Maguire transfer was completed.

Just like what’s obtainable at Liverpool, Manchester United also have three major forwards after the sale of Romelu Lukaku to Italian Serie A giants Inter Milan in a £73.9m deal.

Paul Ince also had his say on the sale of Lukaku as he said that the decision could be costly in the future.

Manchester United have the likes of Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard, and Liverpool have the trio of Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane.


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