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Marquee signing, plus two more on summer agenda for Man Utd

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Manchester United are hoping to sign at least two more players and may make a marquee signing before the transfer window shuts, according to BBC journalist.

BBC Radio Manchester journalist Bill Rice, as cited in the Daily Star, believes Jose Mourinho is after two more new recruits after signing Fred, Diogo Dalot and Lee Grant this summer.

He said: “The arrival of Brazilian midfielder Fred gives United added steel and grit in midfield, and should allow Paul Pogba to flourish further upfield on his return from a successful World Cup, while teenage full-back Diogo Dalot’s arrival led to Daley Blind’s departure after just four Premier League starts last season.

“A commanding central defender and another hardworking wide player are the areas manager Jose Mourinho will look to strengthen, with Tottenham’s Toby Alderweireld and Chelsea’s Willian among the names in the frame.

“Don’t rule out a statement signing too, United – having opted not to pursue re-signing Cristiano Ronaldo nine years after he left the club for Spain – would surely be near the front of the queue if Gareth Bale also decides to leave Real Madrid this summer.”

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