Mourinho reveals how many more players he wants Man Utd to sign

Date published: Tuesday 24th July 2018 2:14 - Joe Williams

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Jose Mourinho has confirmed that he would like to sign two more players at Manchester United this summer.

So far Mourinho has sold Daley Blind for £14.1million to Ajax, while he has brought in Diogo Dalot, Fred and Lee Grant for a combined fee of around £70million.

That reportedly leaves United with another £85million to spend in the transfer window that closes on August 9.

Speculation suggests that the Red Devils will look to sign a back-up forward to support Romelu Lukaku this campaign and a new centre-back.

And Mourinho confirmed on their pre-season tour in America that he hopes to bring two more fresh faces before the window shuts.

“One thing is what I would like,” Mourinho told ESPN.

“Another thing is what is going to happen.”

Asked exactly how many new signings he wanted, Mourinho said: “I would get two more players.”

Meanwhile, Mourinho has reportedly made a U-turn over the future of Anthony Martial with the United boss now thinking about selling the Frenchman but only to a club outside of the Premier League.


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