Despite Manchester United’s impressive displays since the league restart, club legend Rio Ferdinand, believes Olé Gunnar Solskjaer still needs to sign up to three players to compete with Liverpool and Manchester City.
Speaking on BT Sport after the 5-2 victory at Old Trafford, Ferdinand urged Solskjaer to sign a defender, a midfielder and a forward.
In his own words: “They need to add three starters minimum. They definitely need a centre-back with pace.
“They’ve invested heavily in Harry Maguire, but he’s not someone blessed with pace. He’s got other attributes you like but you need someone with pace to sit alongside him and cover.
“I think they need another midfielder to go in there who can dominate physically and can actually understand defensive positions. I think yes, Scott McTominay has been a fantastic addition as a young player, but someone with a bit of experience as well.
“And I think even in the forward areas another player who can rival that front three.”
United have been good going forward since the restart, so it’s hard to tell whether Olé would be willing to sign another forward, especially with Odion Ighalo also available until the next 6 months.
However, Ferdinand does have a point in saying we need another centre back, after seeing Victor Lindelof and Harry Maguire struggle at some point this season.