English Premier League (EPL) giant Manchester United have already splashed a lot of cash for transfers this season. The Red Devils are not expecting further new signings at Old Trafford in the current summer transfer window.
The club hierarchy is confident that they were able to back manager Jose Mourinho with $205 million to spend on four new players. They believe that the Portuguese has enough arsenal in his firepower to mount a serious challenge for the Premier League trophy.
“You can never rule anything in or out but they are expecting Pogba to be the last new arrival in the window. Things can change quickly, but other than a number of players heading out on loan, don’t expect to see much more activity.” A source said, as reported by Daily Mail.
There is a mutual feeling within Manchester United that the signings of Eric Bailly, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Paul Pogba have resulted in one of the best transfer windows by the club. The four players can propel the Red Devils as serious challengers for the title.
Bailly, who was signed for $39.42 million from La Liga club Villareal has made an instant impact in his first two official appearances for United. The United fanbase is already excited to see the player’s development and is comparing him to the likes of Nemanja Vidic.
Ibrahimovic, who was a free transfer after leaving his former club Paris Saint-Germain following his contract expiry, has also been impactful. He scored the winning goal in the Community Shield and followed it up with a long range finish in his Premier League debut against Bournemouth.
Mkhitaryan, who arrived from Borussia Dortmund for $34 million is yet to make a real impact, but Mourinho has high belief in the Armenia international’s abilities. World-record signing Paul Pogba is expected to make his second-debut for United against Southampton, this Friday.
Meanwhile, the players who are expected to leave the club before deadline day are Bastian Schweinsteiger, Juan Mata, Matteo Darmian and Phil Jones. Marcos Rojo, who was previously tipped for an exit is now expected to remain at United, at least for the current season.
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