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Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has warned fans to be “realistic” and look at the “big picture” about plans to spend heavily in the summer transfer window.
United They are on track to finish in the top four this season, which would give them an additional license to sign star players.
But regardless of that goal, reports have linked the Red Devils to several major deals. Talk about Jadon Sancho – which would cost over £ 50 million – has resurfaced.
Additionally, United is reported to also want a new top central defender, another costly acquisition.
However, at Tuesday’s press conference, Solskjaer insisted that two internal issues should be taken into account when thinking about a big spending summer.
“Of course the lack of income, finances that have affected everyone and can affect us all well,” he added. the norwegian he said (through the Daily mirror).
“We have to be realistic, we have to be responsible in the way we do our business both on and off the pitch.
“There are improvements in the training ground, the stadium. We just have to look at the big picture.
Where can we spend the money? And how much is there? It’s just the real world now. Has changed. “
Meanwhile, reports have suggested that a new center-back has taken precedence over a new striker at Old Trafford.
But Solskjaer offered a solution for the event that his club cannot spend as it would like.
Solskjaer Offers Man Utd Transfer Solution
“You can see it in different ways [with a] rebuild, ”he said.
“We also have players in the academy that now maybe we can give opportunities.
Of course, every club in the world is going through the same situation, so it is no different for other clubs than it is for us.
“I think there will be fewer and fewer transfers in the world of football until this changes.”
The summer window could well follow the pattern of the January window, which was one of the quietest on record.
Elsewhere in his press conference, Solskjaer opened up about his side’s recent slide at the table from first place.