Manchester United have decided not to make an emergency move for ex-Tottenham forward, Fernando Llorente, who is available as a free agent, despite the club facing a striker crisis.
With both Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sánchez now departed for Inter Milan, sold and on loan respectively, United find themselves short of forward options for their visit to Southampton on Saturday.
Frenchman Anthony Martial picked up a thigh injury in the home defeat to Crystal Palace and is likely to be missing for several weeks, meaning that only 17 year old Mason Greenwood is available to partner Marcus Rashford in attack.
However, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has decided to resist the temptation to make a move for the 34-year old Spaniard, believing that quick fixes produce as many problems as they solve.
continues meanwhile to be linked to a switch to Serie A, with Lazio, Napoli and
Fiorentina interested in signing the former Juventus striker.
Andy is an exiled English football fan living in Cyprus. He loves all sports but football is his abiding passion, and he still has dreams every now and then about scoring the winning goal in a Wembley Cup Final, even though his playing days are long gone. He follows most major leagues, across Europe at least, and has a favoured team in each. When he’s not watching, listening, reading or downloading podcasts about football, he spend his time worrying about his beloved Arsenal.