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Solskjaer believes “one or two” more pieces still needed at United

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes he is one or two more players away from getting Manchester United where he wants them.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has brought in four permanent signings and one on loan since he took over as manager of Manchester United.

Harry Maguire, Dan James, and Aaron Wan-Bissaka have had solid starts and definitely improved the team.

His latest signing Bruno Fernandes appears to be the game-changer he has been in search of.

While Odion Ighalo looked desperate, but now with the injury to Anthony Martial, it may end up being genius.

United are still a far cry from where they want to be and an even farther cry from the likes of Liverpool and Manchester City.

But after another solid performance and all five of his signings put in a solid night’s work, Solskjaer feels things are closer than ever.

In an interview reported by Goal, he thinks the club is close and only a couple of players away.

He said:

“We knew when we made the decisions we made in the summer it was going to take time.”

“Rome, as I’ve said a few times, wasn’t built in a day.”

“But the culture, the attitude, the fitness, the camaraderie, the team spirit, maybe even the understanding between players, have improved.”

“We have missed that box-opener that Bruno is proving to be now.”

“There were one or two pieces missing and we still know we’re missing one or two pieces to be where we want to be.”

“But it’s a work in progress.”

Some may argue that Solskjaer needs more than one or two.

Ed Woodward recently claimed they had been linked with 111 players in the last 12 months.

There is a good chance one of these three could be at Old Trafford next season if the rumors are true.