Man United have been spending outrageously since the retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson in the summer of 2013. From David Moyes to Louis Van Gaal and now Jose Mourinho, the Manchester club have broken both the British and World record transfer fees. Like £320 million was spent by both Moyes and Van Gaal in signing new players with the latter spending up to 70% of that amount.
Jose Mourinho spent around £150 million in the summer to bring in Eric Bailly, Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan while Zlatan
Ibrahimovic arrived on a free transfer as he plans to rebild the team.
Man United have lost their competitive strength in competing for major honours and now the Portuguese coach is planning another spending spree in the next two transfer windows with the aim of bringing in four players to the Old Trafford, to awaken the giant in them.
Mourinho is looking towards Benfica defensive duo Victor Lindelof and Nelson Semedo as well as Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezman and Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko.
Lindelof is expected to join Man United in January transfer window as a deal of £38 million is rumoured to be nearing for the defender. The other three are obviously summer targets for the United boss.
However, United will have to trigger the £84 million and £67.7 million release clauses for Griezman and respectively while Bayayoko is rated at £35 million.
If United are successful with those signings it will swell Mourinho’s
spending to as high as £325 million. However, the most important part of it is for the players to deliver on the field.