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Manchester United co-owner Joel Glazer has promised to strengthen Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s first-team squad. United supporters have made their dissatisfaction towards the Glazer family’s 16-year ownership. A statement on Friday from the executive co-chairman vowed that the Glazers are eager to transform their relationship with the fans.
“We have supported sustained investment in the team over many years, and that will continue this summer,” Joel Glazer said. “We recognise that we will need to significantly increase investment in Old Trafford and our training complex to ensure that the club’s facilities remain among the best in Europe.
“Our top priority is, and will always be, competing for the most important trophies, playing entertaining football with a team comprised of top-quality recruits and some of the world’s best homegrown talent. Under Ole, we feel we are absolutely on the right track.”
According to Express, there are four transfer moves the United owners could look to bankroll this summer.
Erling Haaland is the first name on the list. Haaland would be a phenomenal long-term successor to Edinson Cavani. United’s owners will have to show their money to sign the £150million-rated striker.
Raphael Varane could be an incredible partner to Harry Maguire. The 28-year-old World Cup winner is out of contract in a year and might be available at a reasonable fee of around £60m.
Jadon Sancho was valued at £108m a year ago but the 21-year-old England international. But now he might be available at nearer £75m. Sancho could be the right-sided winger that United have longed for years.
Cristiano Ronaldo has been tentatively linked with a blockbuster return to Manchester of late. Ronaldo, who made near 300 appearances and won nine trophies with United between 2003 and 2009 would be a handy signing for the Red Devils.