This is… unexpected? Japanese star Keisuke Honda appears to have offered his services to Manchester United.

Honda, 33, is a free agent and last played in Australia with Melbourne Victory.

This is probably not an offer United are likely to take seriously, but you never know…

Interesting…?

The Japanese attacker plays in a position where United are desperately lacking in quality.

Honda’s career highlights include starring at three World Cups and winning a league title in Russia with CSKA Moscow before spending three years with AC Milan.

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Premier League clubs can still sign free agents providing they were not registered to a club at the start of the season, which Honda was not.

 

It sounds like he just wants to have some fun and isn’t motivated by money. Perhaps being from the Far East, signing Honda would be a move which would appeal commercially to United.

It would of course hamper the chances of Angel Gomes from breaking through and this is likely to prevent Ole Gunnar Solskjaer from signing off on a move for the free-kick specialist.

Still, it’s a bizarre and quirky plea from a player who might have a little more left in the tank, if you pardon the pun…

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