ANOTHER unexpected twist during transfer deadline day has unfolded as it is rumoured that Manchester United have submitted a £20million bid for Spurs promising winger Andros Townsend.
The young England international only recently rose to prominence after becoming a regular in the Tottenham line-up in both the Premier League and Europa League.
However, the 22 year old has only been getting regular football for half a season now and it cannot be certain that he will continue showing the spectacular form he has during this season.
What is certain though, is that Manchester United are lacking flair on the wings at the moment as it looks increasingly likely that Nani will soon leave Old Trafford along with Ashley Young, with Wilfried Zaha seemingly moving to Cardiff on loan for the remainder of the season.
This leaves the champions with just youngster Adnan Januzaj, Antonio Valencia and new signing Juan Mata who is not a natural winger.
Townsend could undoubtedly bring a lot to the Red Devils, but it remains to be seen whether he could continue his sparkling form should he make the switch to Manchester