Louis van Gaal insists Manchester United DO NOT need to sign new striker

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal insists he is not in the transfer market for a new striker, despite seeing his side struggle for goals at the start of the new campaign.

The Red Devils scored twice in their opening two games of the season, but dropped points for the first time as they were held to a goalless draw at the weekend against Newcastle United at Old Trafford.

This week the club missed out on the signing of Spanish forward Pedro and he marked his debut for Chelsea with a goal and an assist against West Brom on Sunday afternoon and that brought about a strong reaction from a selection of United fans on social media.

Club legend Paul Scholes called for van Gaal to make signing a new centre-forward his priority before the transfer window shuts next week, however, the Dutchman believes he has enough options in that department when asked if he needs a new forward:

“No, because we were three times the best team,” the United boss said [via Manchester Evening News].

My worries is that we have to dominate the opponent, we did it today, we did it against Aston Villa and against Tottenham.”

“Against Tottenham was less, but against Villa, Brugge and today we dominate,” van Gaal stressed.

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