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Solskjaer insists he’s not frustrated at Manchester United’s transfer activity

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists he is not frustrated at Manchester United’s transfer dealings to date, despite their lack of activity.

Manchester United were tipped to make major changes to their squad this summer following a below-par campaign last season, however, with just two weeks of the window remaining the signings of Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Daniel James are the club’s only new additions so far.

However, in what could be perceived as a move to tamper transfer expectations among the Old Trafford faithful, Solskjaer insists he has belief in his current squad, regardless of whether the club make further signings ahead of the August 8 deadline.

“I believe in these players,” he said ahead of United’s 2-1 win over Spurs in Shanghai.

“I’m sure we could do well [without new signings]. We’ve played well and had some good results in pre-season but it’s also about finding the way we want to play and get the team gelling.”

Despite being pleased with his current options, Solskjaer did admit the club are still actively looking to strengthen the squad, but called for patience from fans, emphasising the importance in signing the ‘right’ players.

“We’ve got to be patient. It’s very important we get the right ones. I’ve not had a frustrating feeling at all.”

United have been linked with Harry Maguire, Bruno Fernandes, Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, Sean Longstaff and Nicolas Pepe in recent days.

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