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Four players Man Utd could snap up for bargain fees in the January transfer window

With Manchester United currently up for sale, the Old Trafford outfit are unlikely to spend big in this month’s transfer window – with the Glazers reluctant to invest. Therefore, the recruitment team will be looking for cut-price stars to strengthen their ranks.

Erik ten Hag has been vocal about how he would like to bolster his squad further before the second half of the campaign – especially about signing a striker. The Red Devils parted ways with Cristiano Ronaldo earlier this season after his eyebrow-raising interview with Piers Morgan.

The Portugal international’s departure has left United short of depth in the final third, and Ten Hag has made it his mission to ensure that isn’t the case at the end of the month. Though that isn’t the only position on the pitch that the Dutchman would like to invest in – with a central midfielder also on the shopping list.

Matvey Safonov

Newcastle recalled Martin Dubravka from his loan spell at United on Sunday, which could prompt Ten Hag to consider whether now is the ideal time to find David De Gea’s successor. Tom Heaton is now currently second-choice to the Spaniard, with Dean Henderson out on loan at Nottingham Forest and adamant that he will not return to his boyhood club to warm the bench.

Thus, it could be a good time for United to dip into the goalkeeper market and find a shot-stopper on the verge of being a free agent. Matvey Safonov, 23, earned rave reviews at FC Krasnodar prior to a shoulder injury that has kept him sidelined since November and could be available if the Russian side opts not to let him leave for free.

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