Erik ten Hag is reportedly planning to make four signings this summer window and he made a preferred order of preference.
The former Ajax boss has overseen huge progress at Old Trafford in his debut campaign in England, delivering a credible top-four finish and the Carabao Cup.
While there is frustration that United were unable to beat rivals Manchester City in the FA Cup final at Wembley, there is optimism the season can now be used as a platform to build upon.
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According to The Independent, Ten Hag is keen to sign a striker, midfielder, goalkeeper and winger to improve his ranks this summer.
A centre-forward is the main priority and could represent the final piece of the jigsaw for United as they attempt to close the gap on Man City and Arsenal next season.
The report also claims Bayer Leverkusen’s Jeremie Frimpong is a long-term target although he is not believed to be a priority signing alongside the main four positions of interest.
Talks are still I’m progress behind the scenes over the sale of United as Sheikh Jassim and Sir Jim Ratcliffe wait for communication from Raine on behalf of the Glazers.
The process is now likely to impact United’s transfer plans as extensive planning has taken place between Ten Hag, football director John Murtough and technical director Darren Fletcher.
The Red Devils appear to have admitted defeat in their attempts to entice Harry Kane into a transfer move to Old Trafford.
The England skipper has refused to provide clear indications that he is willing to leave Tottenham this summer in order to head for a new club.
Manchester United are also tracking some players in midfield, not least Chelsea star Mason Mount.
Talks have now been opened with Chelsea over a deal but there is some distance between the club’s valuations of the England midfielder.
In defence, Napoli’s Kim Min-jae is believed to be United’s main defensive target.