Dimitar Berbatov doesn’t suppose Manchester United have to signal one other striker within the present switch window.
United are nonetheless engaged on what could be a membership document deal for Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho and the MEN reported this week they’re additionally looking out for a back-up striker.
Having prolonged Odion Ighalo’s mortgage from Shanghai Shenhua till late January, United have 4 quantity nines to select from with Anthony Martial established because the frontman and Marcus Rashford and Mason Greenwood able to enjoying by the center.
United have prioritised reinforcing their assault this summer season after investing £130million in defenders Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Harry Maguire final yr, however Berbatov believes the defence nonetheless must be enhanced.
“For United I feel they solely want two, for my part: a centre-back and a right-back,” Berbatov informed the MEN. “The precedence for me is a centre-back after which the group shall be just about full, for my part.”
“The striker must be actually distinctive [if United move for one] however do not go and purchase only for the sake of shopping for. You could have sufficient strike energy. Some folks can argue they want a extra skilled striker across the younger strikers in the mean time, which is an efficient level, really. However who’s that going to be?
“As a result of then you might want to maintain him comfortable as nicely, and in the mean time you have got Ighalo in that place in that function if you’d like it like this.”
So is there a selected striker appropriate for United? “Sure,” Berbatov replied. “Myself! Ha ha ha.
“From the highest of my head, no, as a result of I actually like Rashford and Martial, I actually do, and what I noticed from Greenwood final season, he deserves his enjoying time. He is earned it.
“And in the event that they put Sancho in that image then we’ll have an ideal younger line-up of strikers who can develop within the time and develop into even higher.”
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