The closing stages of the transfer window comes with its peculiarity as there is rush and heavy rumours linking players to clubs that have no need of such players. Manchester United is no exception as they have been heavily linked to several strikers in Europe including Neymar.
However, the boss of United Louis Van Gaal has dispelled all the rumours linking him to players and has said that he isn’t in the transfer market for a striker.
LVG has said that he is happy with his current crop of players including his attacking line, despite their inability to score a goal in their three league outings. The two league goals scored was an own-goal and one coming from Januzaj who plays as a midfielder.
When quizzed LVG said:
“I have a lot of options, I have chosen Chicharito [Hernandez], because he is another type from Rooney, and we also have Fellani, who is another type, then I have Wilson and Januzaj, so I don’t think we need a striker.
He further said; “If he is the best striker in the world then, yes, we need him, but if he cannot contribute in our eyes, then we won’t buy any striker. But when he does, we shall buy.”
Manchester United signed Angel Di Maria in a record breaking deal and Radamel Falcao but non of the aforementioned players lived up to expectation and have since been shipped out of Old Trafford. LVG had admitted there no guarantee that any “top“quality forward will succeed. Therefore, he is not eager to buy for the sake of buying.
Rooney has so far played 10 games for United without a goal and LVG isn’t worried about the player’s form.