Manchester United might have signed many top class players in the summer transfer window but they still did not reinforce as per their requirements.
They already had 4 strikers, sold two of them in Welbeck and Hernandez to add a new one in Radamel Falcao from Monaco.
However, the main concerning departments were defense and midfield.
Having lost the likes of Evra and more importantly Vidic and Ferdinand, United did not sign world class experienced players to replace them.
Someone like Hummels would have done brilliantly but United failed to lure the Dortmund man despite chasing him for long.
Hummels was not the only players United wasted time on, perhaps they wasted most time chasing world class midfielder Arturo Vidal hoping that he will partner Herrera but in the end failed to lure him or any other midfielder for that matter.
They did sign Blind, who might be playing in midfield but he is not a specialized holding midfielder as mainly Van Gaal used him as a Wing back during the World Cup and he also plays as a central defender.
In such a scenario, United’s main priority in the next transfer window is again signing a midfielder and they expect to complete signing of another long term target €37m man Kevin Strootman from Roma.
The former PSV star was one of the first players Van Gaal was interested in buying but since he has been injured, the plan has been delayed for winter.
The results for now are going bad and fans hope that come January they are in a better position in the table to sign stars like Strootman.
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