According to "ESPN", from Sancho to Glarish, Manchester United did not sign any player Solskjaer wanted in this summer transfer window.
Manchester United completed the first wave of signings of the season in this transfer window. They completed several transactions including Cavani, Tres, Traore and Pelistri. Signed Ajax midfielder Van der Beek for £40 million.
But sources told ESPN that Solskjaer drafted a list of signings at the beginning of the transfer window, which included players such as Sancho, Glarish, Yupamecano and Aker.
However, none of the players signed by Manchester United in this summer transfer window were the target players Solskjaer and his coaching staff wanted, although every player was recognized and approved by Solskjaer. Every Manchester United signing.
In addition to this summer, Solskjaer missed the demon star striker Harland in January, after Manchester United tried to sign with him for a long time, he finally chose to transfer to Dortmund. Manchester United was forced to reluctantly and had to introduce Shanghai Shenhua striker Ighalo on loan at the Winter Window buzzer.
Sancho, although he was the focus of Manchester United’s signings in this window, the team failed to sign him in the end because the team refused to meet Dortmund’s price of 108 million pounds. At the same time, the Lions of the player agent also made a big opening. Manchester United is unacceptable.
Aston Villa’s Glalish was valued at 80 million pounds, and he eventually signed a new contract with Aston Villa, which made the team closed the door for him to sign. Similarly, Yu Pamecano also received a new contract from Leipzig. After Manchester United quickly completed the acquisition of Van der Beek, Aker was quickly ruled out by the team.
Manchester United also explored the possibility of signing Thiago from Bayern, but the midfielder eventually joined Liverpool for £20 million.