Fernandes In Squad List For Wolves Match – Solskjaer Also Confirms No More Signing
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer doesn’t expect Manchester United to make any more signings before the end of the January transfer window.
The Premier League side have bought one player this month, having completed the €55 million (£47m/$60m) signing of midfielder Bruno Fernandes from Sporting on Thursday.
United are aforementioned to be wanting to invest in attack, too, as Marcus Rashford will be out for around 2 months with a back injury.
The Red Devils are connected with a move for Bournemouth offender Joshua King, although reports say the Cherries rejected their initial provide.
But Solskjaer isn’t anticipating any further movement at old Trafford before Friday night’s deadline.
“I’m unsure, I don’t expect any further business to be done,” he aforementioned at a news conference.
“I don’t suppose something is going to happen.
“Sometimes I say one thing here and one thing else happens, generally I say i am proud of a player and he gets a different message, therefore i do not need to help or make speculations grow additional and more today.
“I expect nothing to happen, however that doesn’t mean it can’t happen.”
The Norwegian coach added that he feels United’s offensive choices are ok, whereas the arrival of Fernandes will facilitate to shake up their playing style.
“I am proud of those I actually have here,” he added. “And with Bruno coming in we will play in a completely different means perhaps. And after all with the centre-backs coming back lately and what we’ve done with 3 at the back, that may be an option to tactically change a bit.”
Solskjaer confirmed new signing Fernandes will be a part of the squad to face Wolves on Saturday, however isn’t certain if he can start the game.
“He’s fit enough to play and he will be involved, positively he’ll be within the squad,” he added. “Let’s get training out of the way today. He has had, of course, a couple of hectic days now, and even his daughter’s third birthday yesterday.
“I don’t know how much he’ll be involved, however he’ll be within the squad.
“He is a winner, he hates losing. I actually have seen him myself, he uses that anger in a good way, to play higher and facilitate team-mates. He was an incredible captain for Sporting and he will be a leader here as well.”