Man Utd chief Ed Woodward urged to sanction huge transfer to catch up with Liverpool

Manchester United should be looking to sign a world-class striker like Harry Kane or Kylian Mbappe this summer, because Ole Gunnar Solskjaer desperately needs a new forward to lead the line for the Red Devils. That’s the opinion of former United striker Dion Dublin, who believes Solskjear needs to keep looking to add quality to his side in order to fight for the Premier League title.

United are currently 34 points behind newly-crowned champions Liverpool, and closing that gap significantly isn’t likely.

They are yet to seriously challenge for the title since Sir Alex Ferguson led them to glory in his final season back in 2012/13.

United finished second in the 2017-18 season, but were 19 points behind the runaway champions – Manchester City.

Having gone unbeaten in their last 15 games in all competitions, many feel they could be in with a chance of challenging next season.

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However Dublin believes they are still some way away from being at that level, and desperately need to sign a world-class striker to bridge the gap.

United still haven’t replaced Romelu Lukaku in the transfer market, having sold the Belgian to Inter Milan for £75million last summer.

Instead, they brought in Odion Ighalo on loan and gave Anthony Martial a chance playing up top.

But Dublin still thinks they need to sign a new striker to give them 25 goals every season.

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Speaking to Premier League Productions, he said: “If you’re a Man Utd manager, you have to look to keep bringing in quality. You have to still look to achieve.

“Right now, Man Utd still need an out-and-out centre-forward.

“Martial has got himself a hat-trick [against Sheffield United] and played decent today.

“But they do need a 25-goal a season man, and they haven’t got that at the moment.

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“Ighalo has come in and he’s been great, Rashford is starting to score goals, they’re all chipping in.

“But they need to chip in with a striker who is scoring 25 goals.

“An out-and-out striker is a must.

“I’m talking top of the tree, I’m talking Harry Kane, Mbappe, the best.”

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