Man Utd boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer not expecting Josh King to make Old Trafford switch

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer does not expect Manchester United to do any deadline-day business after wrapping up a deal for Bruno Fernandes.

Friday, 31st January 2020, 1:52 pm
Updated Friday, 31st January 2020, 3:37 pm

While there is an important Premier League clash at home to Wolves to prepare for, the immediate focus for those connected to the club is on Friday evening’s transfer deadline.

Fernandes completed his long-awaited switch from Sporting Lisbon on Thursday and Solskjaer has been open about his desire to bolster his squad with a striker.

The summer exits of Alexis Sanchez and Romelu Lukaku left United light, with Marcus Rashford’s back injury heightening the need to get in an attacker in January.

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Josh King, who played for the club’s reserves under Solskjaer, has been linked with a move and Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe did not rule out an exit, but the United boss is not expecting any arrivals.

“I don’t think we’ll do any more business, no,” Solskjaer said. “I don’t think so.”