Missed transfer opportunity ‘to cost Man United title’ as midfielder’s ‘response’ assessed – .


Here are your Manchester United morning headlines on Wednesday 6 October.

Solskjaer’s decision “cost United the title”

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has learned that a glaring transfer market error has cost Manchester United the launch of a Premier League title challenge.

Over the summer, United brought in England striker Jadon Sancho for £ 72.9million, Raphael Varane and five-time Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo.

But in order to truly compete for the top-tier trophy alongside Liverpool, neighbors Manchester City and Chelsea, they had to sign a top-quality defensive midfielder according to talkSPORT specialist and former Premier League striker Darren Bent.

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Cavani “always wants to play”

Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani has said he “still wanted to play” despite Cristiano Ronaldo returning to Old Trafford.

Despite receiving his first start of the season against Everton on Saturday midday, the 34-year-old has only played 119 minutes for United so far this season – showing how much of an impact Ronaldo’s return has made on his chances of winning regular opportunities. .

Cavani, quoted by El Observador, said: “These are things that happen, a lot of debate is created, but football is football and you don’t have to turn it too much, just because the one or the other is there.

“The important thing is to be prepared when it’s your turn, you still want to play, he wants to be there forever, but that’s not going to change the way I think or act. ”

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Manchester United have enjoyed a sensational transfer window, securing the signing of Cristiano Ronaldo, but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is now under pressure to deliver silverware after a mixed start to the season. United face some big games after the international break.

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Kalvin Phillips “evaluated”

Manchester United are rumored to be preparing a move for Leeds United midfielder Kalvin Phillips next summer as he continues his search for a new midfielder.

So we faked the 2022/23 season with Phillips in the United squad to see if he could help bring a trophy to Old Trafford next season.

To set up this simulation, we used the Football Manager 2021 editor to have Kalvin Phillips de Leed join the Solskjaer squad ahead of the 2022/23 campaign.

And it looks like the signing had an instant impact – helping United win trophies.

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