Incoming Manchester United chief Edward Woodward says that there’s no need for lots of new signings and that the club has incredible depth.
“We have a young squad, each now a year older. We’re very comfortable with the make-up of team and squad.
“There’s incredible depth. We could put two first teams out with 11 internationals in each.
“I wouldn’t expect there to be a major retooling of the squad.”
While Woodward’s words may satisfy The Glazers, many Manchester United supporters believe that the club is in need of a major overhaul in the summer to strengthen the midfield, bring in another world-class striker and to boost an aging defense especially if the club is serious about mounting a challenge to win the UEFA Champions League. And, if reported, to fight Chelsea in a closer Premier League title race with Jose Mourinho scheduled to join Chelsea in July.
What do you think? Do you predict Manchester United will spend little this summer and rely on their depth, or are Woodward’s quotes meant to manage the expectations of Manchester United supporters by making sure they don’t expect too many signings, as well as trying not to inflate transfer prices? Share your opinions in the comments section below.
Here are tonight’s Premier League news headlines:
- Manchester United: No need for lots of signings says new chief — BBC Sport
- West Brom’s Steve Clarke attacks Adrian Chiles over Odemwingie ‘joke’ — The Guardian
- Chelsea have been given a ticket allocation of just 9,800 for Europa League Final — Independent
- Arsenal prepare £10m move for Maxime Gonalons, the Lyon midfielder — The Mail
- Paolo Di Canio claims his side was ‘poisoned’ by derby success — The Independent
- Judge confirms new Hillsborough inquests will be held in the North West — Liverpool Echo
- Swansea City’s form has helped Michael Laudrup make tough decisions — This Is South Wales
- Montpellier’s Rene Girard wants to manage in either the EPL or Championship — BBC Sport
- Relegated from the Premier League. What happens next? Stats analysis — EPL Index
- Brendan Rodgers boosted by arrival of two new scouts from Manchester City — The Telegraph
- QPR goalkeeper Julio Cesar targeted by Italian clubs — Evening Standard
- Chico Flores will play for Swansea City against Manchester City despite injury — This Is South Wales
- Tottenham face tough competition in their attempts to sign Heung-Min Son — Evening Standard
- QPR chairman believes it might take 2 or 3 seasons before return to the EPL — BBC Sport
- QPR chairman says he does not blame former manager Neil Warnock for relegation — Sky Sports
- Alan Pardew has rubbished reports of dressing room unrest at Newcastle United — Sky Sports
- Will Brek Shea play again at Stoke City this year? — Pro Soccer Talk
- Manchester United already draped Old Trafford in 2013 champions banners — Dirty Tackle
- Aston Villa plan improved deals for Matthew Lowton and Ashley Westwood — The Guardian
- London braces for German party as 150k fans expected for Champions League final — Telegraph
- Gonzalo Higuain could head to Arsenal, Tottenham or Manchester City — The Mail
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