‘Get another six players’: Giggs urges Man United to back Solskjaer

Ryan Giggs says Ole Gunnar Solskjaer needs five or six new players at Manchester United

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (Photo: MUTV)

Ryan Giggs has called on Manchester United chief Ed Woodward to sign five or six new players to bolster Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team.

The Red Devils have made an underwhelming start to the Premier League this season partly due to their lack of depth and quality in attacking positions.

Manchester United sold Romelu Lukaku and loaned out Alexis Sanchez to Serie A giants Inter Milan in the transfer window to leave themselves short in attack.

The 20-time English champions have been reliant on Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial to provide a goal threat when the duo have been fit.

Manchester United spent nearly £150m on new players in the summer as Solskjaer recruited Harry Maguire, Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Daniel James.

However, the trio haven’t been able to elevate Manchester United to a level where they can compete with the likes of Manchester City or Liverpool FC.

The Red Devils are embroiled in a battle to secure a top-four finish given that they’re currently seven points adrift of fourth-placed Chelsea FC.

Former Manchester United winger Giggs, who is currently in charge of the Wales national team, believes that Solskjaer needs significant backing in the transfer market to help rebuild the club.

“We need to bring quality in,” Giggs is quoted as saying by Metro.

“Ole has brought three in who are all doing well. His dealings have been very good so far. Give him the money other managers have had to get Manchester United players.

“Get another five or six players like that in, we will see a real difference. They are missing that creative player.

“It is no coincidence, the best performances have been against good teams. The lesser teams are always harder to break down.

“We are probably just a bit shy of them creative players and I think Ole recognises that.”

Manchester United will make the trip to Bournemouth in the Premier League next weekend.

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