Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be handed a huge war chest in January

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be allowed to reinvest all of the £75m Manchester United (opens in new tab) received from the sale of Romelu Lukaku in January, report The Sun (opens in new tab).

Despite selling the striker to Inter (opens in new tab) for a sizeable fee earlier this month, United opted against signing a replacement before the English transfer window closed.

However, the club's hierarchy intend to make the entire £75m available to spend in the mid-season market if Solskjaer wishes to bolster his squad.

United spent more than any Premier League club this summer, signing Harry Maguire, Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Daniel James for a combined £148m.

That outlay does not affect their ability to bring in new faces in January, though, with Solskjaer thought to be keen to add a creative midfielder to the ranks.

United will be looking to return to winning ways following Monday's 1-1 draw with Wolves (opens in new tab) when they face Crystal Palace (opens in new tab) this weekend. 


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Greg Lea

Greg Lea is a freelance football journalist who's filled in wherever FourFourTwo needs him since 2014. He became a Crystal Palace fan after watching a 1-0 loss to Port Vale in 1998, and once got on the scoresheet in a primary school game against Wilfried Zaha's Whitehorse Manor (an own goal in an 8-0 defeat).