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Report: Solskjaer says he had more money to spend

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There was more money if I needed it says, Ole.

In his first pre-match press conference of the season. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said he had more money to spend this transfer window.

According to Sky Sports, the Manchester United manager is adamant there was money to spend. If the right player was available.

He said:

“There is money available when there are the right players available.”

“It is not about a quick fix, it is about a longer rebuild.”

“It is not time to change that attitude when you haven’t got the correct answers from the players you wanted.”

“When the transfer window closed there was a feeling of relief.”

“I am delighted with the three that we have signed.”

United spent over 140 million pounds. Daniel James, Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Harry Maguire.

They also sold Romelu Lukaku but never signed a replacement.

On disgruntled fans that United should have bought more.

“Of course there is always going to be fans out there wanting to sign players.”

“That is not the feeling inside the club and not the feeling of the fans that I have met.”

“The players that are here now have been shown that trust and we believe in them.”

When asked about players leaving, in particular, Alexis Sanchez. Who has endured the worst form of his career since his high profile move to Old Trafford.

“I do expect [Sanchez] to stay yes.”

He believes Sanchez will turn the corner and contribute what they know he is capable of this season.

“There is a striker there that I think is going to be able to score some goals.”

United was linked with everyone from Sean Longstaff of Newcastle who has played 9 Premier League games in his career, to world-record signing Neymar from PSG.

it may not have been what all United fans wanted. But it was probably the best transfer window they have had since Sir Alex Ferguson retired.

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – MARCH 02: Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United reacts with an injury during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Southampton FC at Old Trafford on March 02, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)