Welshman Daniel James is close to signing for Manchester United for 15M Euros it is reported. United potential first signing is believed to be undergoing medical at Old Trafford and the transfer will be announced shortly.
Many believe James’ pace and directness could revitalize the United squad. The midfielder has impressed in the Championship playing for Swansea and the switch to Premier League is imminent.
Giggs has no doubts James can prove a success at Old Trafford. “He is someone who has got genuine speed and someone who is exciting,” he said. “He can start a game or potentially come on and make an impact.
“You always want players who are playing regularly and he is playing really well.
“If you have front players especially who are feeling confident, that’s always a good thing.”
Manchester City faced Swansea in the FA Cup in March where James’ skill was exposed to the wider audience.
Speaking after the game Pep Guardiola said: “They had courage to play and they played good.
“(Daniel) James is incredibly fast, so it’s not easy. We knew that, we spoke about it.”