Three key positions prioritised in Solskjaer’s summer overhaul at Man United

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has prioritised signings in three key positions as he looks to accelerate his Manchester United rebuild this summer. 

According to James Robson of the Evening Standard, the Norwegian is focusing his attentions on strengthening at right-wing, striker and in midfield.

There are signs for optimism at Old Trafford with the Reds unbeaten in 11 before the coronavirus outbreak, and three quality signings in these key areas of weakness would turn United into an imposing force next season.

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The right-wing position is the obvious area that needs strengthen as Solskjaer’s side is currently imbalanced with a lack of width on the flank.

United need a player that is naturally suited to the position and can take the attacking workload off Aaron Wan-Bissaka down the right-hand side.

And it’s no secret who Solskjaer’s number one target is. The Standard’s report claims there is a growing confidence that the club can convince Borussia Dortmund starlet Jadon Sancho to join them this summer.

Sancho is probably the most coveted young player in world football and would represent a huge coup for Solskjaer and United. His addition would complete one of the most exciting front threes in the Premier League alongside Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial.

Meanwhile, United still need to sign a natural centre-forward. Lyon’s Moussa Dembele and RB Leipzig’s Timo Werner are said to be targets.

Solskjaer also wants another creative midfielder with James Maddison and Jack Grealish identified as the two main targets.

It is believed United would be able to sign Aston Villa captain Grealish for £60m this summer.

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