Ex-Chelsea man tells Manchester United what more they need in transfer window

Former Chelsea midfielder Craig Burley has told Manchester United where the club need to strengthen in this transfer window.

The Red Devils have recruited just one new face so far this summer – defender Victor Lindelof from Benfica, who cost a reported figure of £31m.

The North-West outfit have been linked to numerous players, the latest of which is Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic.

According to The Guardian, Jose Mourinho is on the verge of being reunited with Matic in a £40m deal.

The publication states that the transfer could be completed this week, which paves the way for Chelsea’s rumoured target Tiemoue Bakayoko to enter the fray at Stamford Bridge.

Interestingly, it was reported by The Telegraph that as far as midfield targets go, Matic was Mourinho’s third choice behind Tottenham Hotspur’s Eric Dier and Roma’s Radja Nainggolan.

It is believed that United’s transfer strategy has not quite gone to plan, but Burley has urged them to keep bringing in new players.

He told ESPN:

“I still think they will need another three or four [after Matic]. Lindelof’s been playing at Benfica but he’s still a relatively young man and this is another step up for him. Yes he’s a Swedish international but I still think they need more.

“They need that striker and maybe a back-up to that striker and I still think they need to get a bit more pace out wide.”

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