Clever Manchester United fans reckon they've solved the club's midfield problem following the injury to Christian Eriksen.
Eriksen is expected to be out until the end of April after suffering an ankle injury in United's FA Cup victory over Reading. The Danish midfielder went down under a challenge from Andy Carroll before leaving Old Trafford on crutches.
With the former Tottenham and Brentford star now out until towards the end of the season, some United fans think the club should dip into the transfer market on Deadline Day. Others, however, have spotted a potential saviour hiding in the club's under-21s team- and he goes by the name of Tom Huddlestone.
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Huddlestone, best known for spells at Tottenham, Hull and Derby, joined the Red Devils in August as a player-coach with the U21s, replacing Paul McShane.
And United fans reckon he could be the answer to the club's midfield problems following the injury to Eriksen. One fan tweeted a picture of Huddlestone with the words: "There’s a Christian Eriksen replacement at home."
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Someone else said: "I've never seen McTominay spray the ball around the pitch like prime Huddlestone….. alls I'm sayin." A third fan added: "Prem proven. Plus has the experience for a top-four push skskaksk."
Another user commented: "Huddlestone uno I’m crying." As a fifth chimed in with: "We've got Tom Huddlestone in the U21's….call him up."
Huddlestone has made nine appearances for United's U21s this season, including five in Premier League 2. The 36-year-old has also registered one assist in the competition.
Speaking in September, Huddlestone detailed his shock at getting the call to join United so late in his career. "It was quite random to be fair. Paul McShane, who I played with at Hull, did the role last year before retiring," he told Soccer AM.
"He then put my name forward and it was midway through pre-season when I got the phone call (offering me the job). The first week (in the job) the first team was away so there was no eyes on me or any pressure like that. It's a big old building so I was saying to Macca (McShane) 'I'm just going to shadow you for the first week'.
"But the five or six coaches I'm working with daily are top notch and really helpful for me, coming from that playing side into a sort of hybrid role."
Fortunately for United fans who aren't massively keen on seeing Huddlestone in the senior team, talks are on to sign Bayern midfielder Marcel Sabitzer before the deadline. It is reported to be a loan deal with an option buy in the summer.
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