The Dutch manager has already conducted a great deal of business this summer with the Old Trafford side having brought in Memphis Depay, Matteo Darmian, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Morgan Schneiderlin and Sergio Romero.
Man United have also offloaded a number of members of their first-team squad with Robin van Persie and Nani leaving for Galatasaray and Tom Cleverley having been released ahead of his move to Everton.
The Daily Telegraph state that Louis van Gaal has spent £225 million on players since he arrived at the club a year ago and the veteran manager is still keen to bring in a superstar signing. Indeed, this source also claims that had either Gareth Bale or Cristiano Ronaldo expressed an interest to move to Man United then the pair would have been pursued.
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Man United are certainly short of striking talents having lost Radael Falcao and Robin van Persie, and Louis van Gaal has been linked with an interest in a number of potential purchases in that regard.
The Premier League side have shown an interest in PSG’s Edinson Cavani [via the Daily Star] and Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema [via The Guardian], and though van Gaal has stated his intention to use Wayne Rooney in a striking role [via The Guardian] it’s clear that his side is still lacking alternatives in the final third.
Javier Hernandez is to be invited back to the first team set-up following his loan spell at Real Madrid [via ESPN] and youngster James Wilson may be given a chance to shine but Man United are still light up front.