Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has told Manchester United chief executive Ed Woodward that the club would need as many as six players over the next two transfer windows to close the gap on both Liverpool and Manchester City at the top of the Premier League table.
Solskjaer and his Manchester United players were thought a bitter lesson when they faced Manchester City in the semifinals of the Carabao Cup earlier this week.
Manchester United were beaten 3-1 at home in the first leg of their Carabao Cup semifinal clash with neighbors Manchester City and they face an uphill task if they are to secure a place in the final of the competition.
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The Red Devils will have to score three unreplied goals in the second leg at the Etihad Stadium later this month to secure their spot in the Carabao Cup.
According to the publication via The Times, Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer told Ed Woodward after the Manchester City game on Tuesday night that the club needs a lot of signings to challenge both Liverpool and Manchester City.
Manchester United have been linked with both Ajax Amsterdam midfielder Donny Van Der Beek and Napoli striker Arkadiusz Milik in the past hours.
Others on their radar include West Ham United midfielder Declan Rice and Leicester City star James Maddison.