Manchester United linked with moves for four superstars

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Losing out in the Europa League final against Villarreal means that Manchester United have now gone four straight seasons without a trophy. It goes without saying that they will be looking to change that as soon as possible and bring some silverware to the club.

As a result, they are expected to make a splash in the upcoming summer transfer window and have been linked with a number of top players over the past few months.

As reported by The Guardian, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants to improve his squad at centre-back, midfield, wide attacker and in the No 9 position. Pau Torres, Declan Rice, Jadon Sancho and Harry Kane are among his preferred targets.

The manager is aware though that making four major signings in the summer is extremely unlikely as the combined transfer fees could go upwards of £300 million. That is almost impossible to pull off, especially in the current financial climate.

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The current squad has some brilliant players but it certainly lacks in depth in certain positions. Thus, it is clear that they need reinforcements even if they cannot sign those superstars at the same time.

The sensible strategy would probably be to go after one superstar signing in the summer while making good signings in the rest of the three positions that Solskjaer has identified. And the decision is up to the club regarding who they want to target.

There is an argument to be made for each of those four positions. They might need to sign a defensive partner for Harry Maguire, while the lack of depth at right wing should be a cause of concern for Solskjaer. Midfield is also an area that they can improve in. And although he is in sensational form right now, at 34 years of age, Cavani is not a long-term solution for the Red Devils up top.

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