Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has reportedly made a demand to the club to sign a new central defender as they are now being linked with the signature of Braga ace David Carmo.
The Red Devils have been linked with several names since the last summer transfer window as they are keen on a defender that will pair Harry Maguire at the back to be able to challenge for the title and secure consistent positive results.
The Last summer transfer window did not go as planned for the Red Devils as they did not land most of their target, including the top on their list- Jadon Sancho after the German Bundesliga club insisted on a fee of £108 million for his signature.
Man United also made attempt to sign RB Leipzig defender Dayot Upamecano but he signed a new deal with the club and decided to stay back while their Brazilian target Gabriel Magalhaes preferred a move to the North London outfit Arsenal.
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With man United already conceding 14 goals in their first seven games of the new season and recording just one clean sheet, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has made the signing of a central defender top priority and has reportedly made a request to the club for financial backing.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has seen his side suffer defensively this term as a result, conceding 14 goals in their first seven games of the new season.
ESPN reports that the Red Devils now consider launching an offer for highly-rated Portuguese defender Carmo in the January transfer window but they are not alone in is the chase as several clubs across Europe and England are also keen on his signature.
Man United chiefs are reported to be prepared to grant Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s request for a new central defender but they will also attempt to cash in from the sale of fringe players like Phil Jones and Marcos Rojo.