Paul Merson: This is how many players Man United need to sign this summer

Paul Merson says Manchester United need to sign a number of new players in the summer transfer window

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho Photo: Hublot

Paul Merson believes that Manchester United need to make “three or four” quality signings in the summer transfer window.

The Red Devils are bound to be linked with a host of players in the coming weeks and months as Jose Mourinho begins to think about bolstering his squad ahead of next season.

Manchester United showed they weren’t afraid to spend big last summer as they splashed the cash on bringing Eric Bailly, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan to Old Trafford.

Mourinho’s men are preparing for next Wednesday’s Europa League final as they look to book their place in next season’s Champions League against Ajax.

And former Arsenal star Merson reckons the Red Devils will have to bring in a similar number of players as they did last summer.

Speaking to Sky Sports News HQ, Merson said: “Everybody needs signings in the summer. Liverpool need three or four. Manchester United need three or four.”

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Manchester United finished fifth and won the FA Cup under Louis van Gaal last season before Mourinho was brought in as his replacement last May.

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