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Jadon Sancho remains on their radar, despite Borussia Dortmund being stubborn negotiators so far.

They’d like to sign a centre-back to compete with Harry Maguire and Victor Lindelof, particularly with Eric Bailly and Axel Tuanzebe so injury-prone.

And another striker is being eyed, with Odion Ighalo set to return to Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua when the transfer window reopens in the New Year.

Solskjaer had previously admitted he wanted reinforcements ahead of the new season, saying at the end of the last one: “We still have a way to go to get to the level of the teams at the top of the Premier League. They are too far ahead of us.

“We are still growing, getting better of course, but we are not the finished article. Nowhere near.

“We want to go as far as we possibly can in this tournament. I think we all realise we are in a special moment in history.

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