English Premiership

Shearer tips United and Solskjaer to spend big

2020-04-20 15:50
Alan Shearer (TEAMtalk)

Newcastle United great Alan Shearer says Manchester United have targeted three big off-season signings.

The likes of Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho, Tottenham striker Harry Kane and Aston Villa playmaker Jack Grealish have been linked with Manchester United despite the suspension of the Premier League.

It is expected that a lot of the usual big-money deals will be on the backburner as clubs look to get their finances in order after football resumes.

However, Shearer thinks United will be in a "different boat" to others and he expects them to still make three or four "big signings" this summer.

"Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was spot on when he said there could be a number of clubs forced into selling their big players for financial reasons," Shearer told The Sun.

"Whereas the majority will look to survive first before looking at transfer targets, Manchester United are in a different boat.

"And with their financial clout, they are in a good position to take advantage in future transfer markets once football is eventually back.

"To get anywhere near where they want to be, then they need three, possibly four, big signings.

"I understand the talk of Jadon Sancho, I understand the talk of Harry Kane and I certainly understand the talk of Jack Grealish.

"Those three are exactly the types they need if they are to compete at the top again."

- TEAMtalk media


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