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A tried-and-tested, Premier League-proven defender who needs no adapting at all if he were to join Manchester United, Gary Cahill could be ideal.
The 25-year-old Bolton Wanderers centre-back, the subject of failed bids from Manchester City, Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur in the summer transfer window, has been one of the best defenders in the Premier League for quite a few seasons now.
But this season, continuing to be vital to the Bolton cause, Cahill looks as if he could do with a change of scenery, and perhaps at long last could do with securing that one big transfer in his career.
And that's where United come in.
After all, Cahill outperforms Rio Ferdinand in terms of key interceptions made, accurate clearances made, shots blocked, offsides won and aerial challenges won.
He's already taken Ferdinand's place in the England team.
With Rio Ferdinand failing to get back to the heights of previous seasons, could Gary Cahill replace him at Manchester United as well?