Wan-Bissaka prepared to 'give everything' for Manchester United

Manchester United transfer news: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hints at one or two new signings

Wan-Bissaka and James already completed moves to Old Trafford

Mark Critchley
Northern Football Correspondent
Friday 05 July 2019 14:22

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is hopeful of one or two additions to his Manchester United squad before the close of this summer’s transfer window.

United completed the £50m transfer of Aaron Wan-Bissaka from Crystal Palace last week, following the £18m capture of Daniel James from Swansea City.

Solskjaer wants more new arrivals, with central defence and midfield identified as areas in need of improvement.

Harry Maguire leads a list of candidates for the centre-half role, while Sean Longstaff and Bruno Fernandes are admired in the middle of the park.

"We are quite calm,” Solskjaer told MUTV, when asked to reflect on United’s summer business to date. “We have been good in the market so far and we’re still working on a case or two.

“I have been in touch with Joel [Glazer, chairman], Ed [Woodward, executive vice-chairman] and the recruitment department over the summer.

“There will probably be some more business done but happy with what we have done so far.”

Solskjaer is leading a summer rebuild at Old Trafford after the disappointment of finishing sixth last year and failing to qualify for the Champions League.

And as well as the signings of Wan-Bissaka and James, United have tied down Marcus Rashford, Juan Mata, Andreas Pereira and Axel Tuanzebe to new contracts.

“I’ve got to say it’s been very good so far,” Solskjaer said. “I’ve got the backing and we’ve got the people we wanted, for now. There will probably be some more business being done.”

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