Manchester United have relied heavily on Bruno Fernandes since his transfer in January.
Captured to resolve their desire for a creative midfielder, Fernandes had a remarkable impact at Old Trafford.
But there is some concern that there is an excessive dependence on the Portuguese playmaker.
He has only missed 12 minutes of Premier League action since arriving and has started 11 games in all competitions.
Although Ole Gunnar Solskjaer made eight changes against Norwich City in the FA Cup quarter-final on Sunday, he decided that Fernandes was simply essential.
Gary Lineker and Ian Wright pointed out how he was the only player to look like unlocking Norwich at halftime.
He ended up playing 120 minutes, fearing that he would soon be exhausted and overexploited if things continued.
And this problem showed why Manchester United The need for transfer remains the same this summer, adding an attacking midfielder.
While Paul Pogba adds another creative weapon, Fernandes brings different attributes by floating around and being a living thread with a point.
Jesse Lingard and Juan Mata were both flattering to cheat on Norwich, and transfer target James Maddison could provide United’s long-term answer.
Speculation about a move for Maddison has died down since Fernandes’ arrival.
But now more than ever, there is a need to protect Fernandes in the long term and to provide sufficient coverage to allow Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to turn properly without a major fall.
the Leicester City ace has the flexibility to play a multitude of positions and would help make any expense worthwhile with its ability to cover different positions.
He’s more than capable of playing the same role as Fernandes and unlocking defenses, which could be vital for United to succeed in a series of competitions next year.
While Solskjaer has a lot of midfield options like Fred, Nemanja Matic and Scott McTominay, it’s Fernandes who brings qualities that no one else can and must change this summer.