Paul Merson believes Manchester United must target the signings of three of England’s most exciting young players if they are to challenge for the Premier League title again in the near future.
After a record breaking start to his tenure, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has presided over a run of five defeats from seven games which has seen his side crash out of Europe and lose ground in the race to qualify for the Champions League.
Jose Mourinho’s successor is expected to over an unprecedented summer of spending at Old Trafford and last week promised he would be ruthless in terms of ridding his squad of players he deems not fit for the task ahead.
Romelu Lukaku is expected to lead a significant clear-out and former Arsenal star Merson believes United’s recruitment strategy should focus on signing the likes of Declan Rice, Chelsea contract rebel Callum Hudson-Odoi and former Manchester City starlet Jadon Sancho. Read more