Gary Neville sends warning to Jose Mourinho about Man United signings

The Manchester United legend warns that Jose Mourinho will have to recruit well this summer

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Gary Neville has warned Jose Mourinho that Manchester United must invest well in the summer transfer window.

The Red Devils are facing the real prospect of missing out on a top-four finish this season despite the appointment of Jose Mourinho.

Manchester United played out a frustrating 1-1 draw with relegation-threatened Swansea City at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon.

Third-placed Liverpool moved four points clear of the Red Devils thanks to a 1-0 win against Crystal Palace on Monday night with three games to go in their season.

Manchester United signed four players in the summer transfer window as Mourinho added Eric Bailly, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Paul Pogba to their squad.

However, former Red Devils defender Neville believes Mourinho will need to spend heavily again this summer to close the gap on their title rivals.

“They’ve got to recruit well in the summer. Like Manchester City, both teams have fallen short,” said Neville, speaking on the Gary Neville podcast.

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Manchester United will take on La Liga side Celta Vigo in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final on Thursday night.

The Red Devils won the EFL Cup at Wembley in February.

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