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Paul Scholes reveals the biggest mistake Ole Gunnar Solskjaer made during summer transfer window

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Former Manchester United player Paul Scholes thinks the club had a failure when letting Romelu Lukaku leave and not signing a striker during the summer transfer window.

Lukaku left the Red Devils to join Inter Milan for a £72million deal and United failed to sign a replacement during the summer transfer window.

The Red Devils had been linked with Mario Mandzukic and Paulo Dybala.

Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial are now the only experienced forwards at Old Trafford.

Scholes is concerned about his former club’s weak front.

He told talkSPORT: “That’s the one thing that disappoints me. He [Solskjaer] obviously knew they were going to sell Lukaku at some point, but not to have a centre-forward lined up seems like a mistake to me. Whether they did, whether it dragged on too long from the club’s point of view, I don’t know. They’re going into a season without a centre-forward when it’s a club that is known for its attacking style and had probably four centre-forwards in its heyday. So to go in there with Rashford and Martial, who you’re not quite sure if they’re left wingers or centre-forwards, we don’t know. But I’m sure it’ll get sorted.”

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