VIDEO: £8m Manchester United linked Semih Kaya scores clumsy own goal

Semih Kaya was recently linked with a move to Manchester United. Based on recent evidence they should steer clear.

Manchester United have been linked with plenty of central defenders in recent weeks. With the injury problems of their current crop and the departures of Nemanja Vidic and Rio Ferdinand in the summer you can understand why.

The likes of Ryan Shawcross, Miranda and Ron Vlaar have all been linked with a move - and Turkish defender Semih Kaya has also been in the gossip columns.

It is rumoured that Louis van Gaal is keen on the Galatasaray defender, who is also a Turkish international, valued at around £8 million.

Atletico Madrid are also being heavily linked with his signature, with their president flying to Istanbul last month to begin discussions over a deal.

However, he again showed last night that he is not worthy of a Manchester United's interest.

He is talented, yes, but not at the level United need and his clumsy attempt at clearing a Brazilian cross whilst featuring for Turkey last night was yet another indicator of his downfalls.

Add that to him being torn apart by Danny Welbeck in a Champions League game recently and he really is not what United need.

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