Speaking to Football Insider, former Premier League striker Kevin Phillips said: “Ruben Neves is a quality player. He’s one of those players that always wants to get on the ball. For me, he’s an upgrade on Scott McTominay and Fred.
“He’s got better distribution, he’s better on the ball — he’s absolute quality. He can score goals as well. I remember sitting on the bench at Molineux when Derby County played Wolves, he scored that volley — incredible.
“He has developed into a top-class Premier League player. From a Wolves point of view, it’ll be gutting. He will have no problems getting into that Manchester United midfield — he’s fantastic.”
The lack of depth in midfield is a glaring issue at Man United and Ralf Rangnick is struggling to implement his style of play without a proper central midfielder.
The Red Devils have been linked with a January move for Neves with Wolves said to be ready to accept an offer starting from £40 million for their star player.