6:05 AM ETRob DawsonCorrespondent
Luke Shaw has approached Manchester United to acquire all the more new signings after Saturday’s thrashing to Crystal Palace.
Joined lost 3-1 to Palace at Old Trafford to record their heaviest first day of the season rout for 25 years and a short time later Shaw begged the club to give the crew more assistance before the exchange cutoff time on Oct 5.
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“We have a very good group, but personally I think we need more players to strengthen the squad,” Shaw said.
“It can give us a boost. When you look around at how other teams are strengthening their teams, then we must also do it to keep up with the others.”
Joined marked £40 million Dutch midfielder Donny van de Beek from Ajax however have been left following by Liverpool, Chelsea and Tottenham, who have all made noteworthy signings. Sources have revealed to ESPN that the club are in talks over an arrangement for Porto left-back Alex Telles and they have still not surrendered any expectation of landing top target Jadon Sancho from Borussia Dortmund.
Away from the exchange market, supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has additionally experienced issues setting up his players for the new season after a short turnaround and Shaw accepts an absence of time on the preparation ground demonstrated unequivocal against Palace.
“Personally from my point of view the preseason that we’ve had is not the correct way it should have been, we’ve had a week all together,” Shaw included.
“We haven’t had the option to get ready in the manner that we needed and that is not a reason since we have the nature of players to have the option to dominate matches this way however we weren’t ready and we’ve been rebuffed.
“It’s the start of a new season, we should have been fresh.”