Both Raphael Varane and John Stones have been linked with moves to Old Trafford since Jose Mourinho became the new manager , but former Manchester United defender Phil Neville thinks John Stones would be a better fit in Jose Mourinho’s defence than Raphael Varane.
“He’d cost a lot but forget the cost. I was at Everton when he signed from Barnsley and straight away I thought, ‘He’s a Man United player’,” Neville told Full Time Devils.
“There are certain players you say he’s a Man United player and he looks one to me; he’s English, he’s young, he’s got the confidence, the character and the ability.
“Varane? I know Mourinho loves him a lot. He raved about him a lot. He’s probably similar to John Stones and so you probably wouldn’t bring them both in. He could catch pigeons he’s so fast. Stones, Verane if you could bring one of the in you’d be strengthening our back four.”
“I think Stones would probably be a better partner (for Chris Smalling).