After a promising end to the 2019/20 Premier League season, Manchester United fans were excited at the prospect of possibly closing the gap on Manchester City and Liverpool this season.

However, performances so far this term have not done anything to suggest that they will be able to challenge their rivals over a long season.

An opening day defeat at home to Crystal Palace was followed up with a fortunate last-gasp 3-2 win at Brighton.

That left Spurs at home, played yesterday afternoon which ended in a miserable 6-1 defeat at Old Trafford, suffered to the hands of ex-boss Jose Mourinho.

More surprising than the Red Devils’ below-par showings is their lack of activity in the transfer market.

Van de Beek is the United’s only new arrival this summer.

With the window shutting on this afternoon at 11pm, the Old Trafford club have brought in just Donny van de Beek from Ajax.

United have been linked with numerous names throughout the past few months but, with a matter of hours to go, here’s three players Ole Gunnar Solskjaer could add to his squad before the deadline…

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