Ben White is very nearly leaving Brighton and Hove Albion for Arsenal in a £50million move, yet has been told he’s ‘better than’ the Gunners and ought to have joined Manchester United.
The 23-year-old was an essential piece of Graham Potter’s crew last season, showing up subsequent to radiating borrowed at Leeds the prior year.
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Notwithstanding, former Manchester City defender Dany Mills thinks the middle-back is sufficient to have joined United in the midst of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s search for a central defensive signing. United held an interest in White however chose to zero in on different targets.
Speaking about White’s move to the Emirates, Mills thinks White should’ve aimed higher with his next club.
“The only thing I am surprised at is Ben White has gone to Arsenal,” he said.
“Let’s assume that he will be at Arsenal for two or three years at least before he goes somewhere else. I just think he is better than that.
“What is he going to win at Arsenal? League Cup, if he is lucky. Maybe the FA Cup.”
He went on to praise the future Arsenal defender’s ability, but is ‘surprised’ United haven’t looked at White as an option this summer. Mills said:
“I think he is an exceptional player and I think he is a fantastic signing for Arsenal.
“I am just a little bit surprised that Manchester United, who are looking for a centre-half, haven’t come in for him.”