UPDATE: United have confirmed the loan signing of Odion Ighalo. Welp.
UPDATE: United are in last minute negotiations to secure a loan deal for Odion Ighalo. Desperate, desperate times.
UPDATE: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says that neither James Garner nor Angel Gomes will be leaving on loan on deadline day.
UPDATE: United have confirmed the signing of England U-20 goalkeeper Nathan Bishop, from Southend. Can he play up front?
UPDATE: United are reportedly making a move for former academy player and current Bournemouth striker Josh King. Read the latest here.
Hold on tight, folks — It’s deadline day in the January transfer window. Manchester United have left their transfer business til late, finally confirming the signing of Bruno Fernandes on Thursday. The Reds may not be done yet however, as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirmed that he wants to sign a striker before the window slams shut:
“We need more goalscorers, more goals, someone who wants to break their nose or toe to score.”
United have been today linked with a return for former player Josh King, currently at Bournemouth. This, after rumors of various short-term inquiries for help in the striking department: Edinson Cavani, Islam Slimani, Krzysztof Piątek, and Odion Ighalo were all linked to United at some point this window.
We will update this thread with any breaking developments throughout the day.
Bruno Fernandes (Sporting CP)
Ashley Young (Inter)
Marcos Rojo (Estudiantes - loan)