Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher names two players Manchester United should sign aside Jadon Sancho

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Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher has urged Manchester United to sign a player like Harry Kane or Erling Haaland more than long-term transfer target Jadon Sancho.

The club have maintained strong interest in Jadon Sancho and attempted to sign the player from Dortmund last summer, but failed to seal a deal for the England international.

The Red Devils are set to revive their interest in the Englishman during this summer’s transfer window.

Carragher believes United could do with signing a player to play on the right-wing but says the club’s priority should be a quality striker.

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“I wouldn’t describe Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as a defensive manager,” Carragher told Sky Sports. “He’s played for Manchester United, in those successful teams.

“Right now, I actually think it’s a quality issue. Is there enough quality when the ball goes to the forward players?

“They’re the top-scorers in the Premier League but have they got that player to score the decisive goal in a tight game, that player who is going to take them to the league title?

“People talk about Manchester United needing a right-winger and they went for Jadon Sancho. They need a centre forward more than anything, in my book.

“If you’ve got [Marcus] Rashford, a centre forward and a right-winger and Greenwood supplementing that… he’s still young but he will be a quality player.

“I think that’s where they’re lacking right now. I think it’s a lack of quality and you look at the options, you think of Harry Kane from this country, and Haaland is another one coming through.”