Ryan Giggs admits United are “missing” certain type of player ahead of January transfer window

Ryan Giggs claims his old side Man Utd are missing a creative player in their squad ahead of January transfer window.

The Red Devils have struggled in front of goal this season — and it’s no wonder when you watch us play, the constant battle to break down teams who play with a low block.

Manchester United won their first away game in the Premier League since February on Sunday, as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men overcame Norwich City 3-1 at Carrow Road.

Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial and Scott McTominay got their names on the scoresheet — with the result putting United into 7th place on 13 points.

Our problems mainly lie in attack. Rashford is not yet a true goalscorer and Martial has only returned from an eight-week injury absence.

Wales international Daniel James has been brilliant since coming in, but he’s a young player only after joining from the Championship. He needs to be given time before we put all the responsibility on his shoulders. 

Giggs gave his verdict on what United are lacking ahead of the January transfer window, as quoted by the Daily Mirror: “They are missing that creative player. It is no coincidence, the best performance 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.”

Man Utd have only 13 goals in 10 league games this term. It’s not good enough — and seeing Leicester City put 9 past Southampton on Friday should be a wake up call.

James Maddison, anybody?

Last week Paul Scholes was talking up the idea of making a move for Arsenal outcast Mesut Ozil for the short-term.

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