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Solskjaer admits Manchester United might not sign anyone in January

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has admitted that Manchester United may not sign anybody in the upcoming January transfer window, despite their disappointing start to the season.

United’s 1-0 loss to Bournemouth at the weekend made it their worst start to a season in 33 years, the Red Devils sitting in 10th in the Premier League table, 10 points behind fourth-placed Chelsea.

While they actually have one of the better defences in the league – only Sheffield United, Leicester and Liverpool conceding fewer than the 10 that have found their way into the back of the Manchester United net – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side have been sorely lacking creativity from midfield and a clinical goalscorer up front.

As usual, United have been linked with a whole of players from across Europe, though Solskjaer has tempered expectations of a raft of January arrivals, even admitting that the club may not bring in any new faces in the upcoming window.

“The priority now is to get the players fit and get to the next round.” the Norwegian said at a press conference.

”We always look at the long term with transfers, it might be none, might be one, might be two in January.

“It’s always the summer… you can’t really do too many big deals in January.”

Solskjaer’s men face Partizan Belgrade at Old Trafford on Thursday evening knowing a win will see them qualify for the knockout stages with two games to spare, before they face Brighton in the league at home on Sunday.

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