Rene Meulensteen has warned Manchester United’s deadline day signings is not going to present Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with a fast repair.
After United crashed to a 6-1 loss to Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday, the strain was on to offer Solskjaer with some reinforcements.
Strikes for Alex Telles and Edinson Cavani have been confirmed on Monday however a deal for major goal Jadon Sancho didn’t materialise.
Former United coach Meulensteen says United didn’t have to spend the cash that Borussia Dortmund have been asking for Sancho in that space of the pitch attributable to how weak they’re in defence.
Chatting with talkSPORT, the Dutchman additionally argued that Telles and Cavani are usually not the kind of signings that can present on the spot enchancment.
He stated: “Clearly the Sancho deal doesn’t appear like it’s taking place anyway however I don’t assume they should spend that amount of cash in that place.
“They’re nonetheless weak on the again. It doesn’t matter what mixture they give you, it hasn’t labored for them.
“Clearly they’re going to deliver Telles in, one other left-back, from a league that you may’t examine with the Premier League, so he’ll want a while to mattress in.
“He’s 27, which is an age the place you count on gamers to hit the bottom working.
“Cavani is 33, I’m not saying he’s not a confirmed goalscorer and it can not work, but it surely sounds a bit of just like when Higuain went to Chelsea.
“The Premier League is a distinct kettle of fish so I’m a bit of bit cautious to usher in a 33-year-old.
“Once more, how will that form United up entrance? Because the type will change with an out-and-out striker.”