Do I have say please?
Send you a cake? Flowers?
Do I have to haul my ass to Old Trafford and get it signed by you?
What will it take for Manchester United to make a move for Kevin Nolan?
He is the natural replacement for Paul Scholes. He combines Cantona’s attacking talent with Keane’s dogged defending while emulating neither of them. He is a captain who marshalls the Bolton midfield by example – a trait that is sorely needed in Manchester United.
Compared to Michael Carrick, Nolan is cheaper and better suited to the United style of play. When Ferguson said that there was no one like Keano in the Premiership, he was right. Just like there was no one like Bryan Robson (who Keano replaced), or Cantona (who Scholes replaced). But they were replaced. And Manchester United kept on winning thanks to the new recruits.
At 24, Nolan could be along with Rooney, Ronaldo and Rossi the foundation on which Manchester United’s future success is built upon.
Kevin Nolan needs a club like Manchester United to take his career to the next level.
And Manchester United need a player like Nolan to turn it on in the Premiership and in Europe.
So what the fuck are we waiting for?