Manchester United reportedly won’t spend much money within the January transfer window after the Glazers and John Murtough decided to prioritise the market in summer 2023 as an alternative. Erik ten Hag may have some funds available as he looks to proceed his revolution at Old Trafford but shall be made to attend until the top of the season to make his larger moves.
United were one of the vital lively clubs on this summer’s transfer window with Tyrell Malacia, Christian Eriksen, Lisandro Martinez, Casemiro, Antony and Martin Dubravka all joining for a combined fee of around £216million. Their arrivals have coincided with an upturn within the club’s form and Ten Hag shall be keen so as to add more latest faces to his side in an effort to encourage their continued improvement.
Nonetheless, their significant expenditure looks set to bite the coffers this January – something which is able to hamper efforts so as to add to the squad. United would ideally sign a latest right back to compete with Diogo Dalot while reinforcements to the frontline can be most welcome.
The Athletic have reported that The Glazers and John Murtough will look to prioritise the transfer window next summer, as it could provide higher value to significantly add to the squad. Funds shall be made available in January, nevertheless these are expected to be limited, reducing the chances available to Ten Hag.
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The international break provides the proper opportunity for the club to begin planning for the long run with no game until October 2nd. The Dutchman has already hinted that that is what he’ll do with comments made after his side’s 2-0 victory away to Sheriff Tiraspol within the Europa League.
“At all times to make use of such breaks is helpful,” Ten Hag told MUTV. “We’ve many meetings, now we have to enhance the structures in and across the club, we are going to do. We may also look to the window in January or next summer already.”
Nonetheless, he was also keen to emphasize that he would look to enhance his current players’ own performances, with the break giving him the chance to work more closely along with his non-international stars.
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“We must improve our way of playing by planning and, in fact, this coming period with every third day a game now we have to prepare for that.
“The players: 90% is away, the others will train proper and for the remaining, now we have to organize thoroughly and I hope everyone stays fit, return, healthy back and now we have to go in and attack.”
It stays to be seen whether or not United will manage so as to add to their squad in January, nevertheless it looks increasingly clear that fans might want to wait until next summer for any significant changes.
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