Man Utd chief Ed Woodward has transfer plan for two or three deals including Jadon Sancho

Manchester United want to sign Jadon Sancho from Borussia Dortmund and plan on adding two or three new players in total before the transfer deadline passes. The Red Devils have made completed one deal so far with Donny van de Beek joining from Ajax for £40million.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants to strengthen and close the gap on Liverpool and Manchester City in the Premier League.

As well as Sancho, United are monitoring Real Madrid left-back Sergio Reguilon.

Dynamo Kiev star Vitaliy Mykolenko has also impressed Old Trafford officials with both players contracted to their clubs until 2023.

United are also looking to sign a central defender with Solskjaer accepting he needs to add quality in that area.

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The Manchester Evening News claim a backup striker is also on the agenda with Odion Ighalo set to leave the club in January to return to the Chinese Super League.

Solskjaer has given an update on the transfer plans for United.

“It’s never easy to have too many new players in the team, it takes time for players to gel into units,” Solskjaer explained.

“We have seen some clubs go for the quick fix and get [players] in, some have trust in the process and the continuation of the process and the coaching.

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“We will have to get the results, our response has to be about improving, getting the results but also adding players with different qualities than we have, things that we need.

“When we signed Bruno [Fernandes], we knew we needed that type of player. Now we have signed Donny and he is the type of player that I felt we needed.

“He is the type of person who will fit the culture, and the team and will improve us for next season and for years to come.”

Solskjaer insists he is happy with the current options at his disposal but admits the club will always be looking to improve.

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“I am very happy working with these players and the squad,” Solskjaer added.

“We always trying to improve and to see if there’s any way possible that we can improve this squad and bring players in that will have the right level of quality and the right personality and have all the right criteria.

“We all know this summer and this year has been a very strange one and it’s important that everyone understands that this has an effect on football and not everyone can spend millions and millions, and new millions.”

United start their Premier League campaign next weekend when they take on Crystal Palace.

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