Manchester United vice-chairman Ed Woodward is working on a series of deals going into the new week.
The Mail on Sunday says Woodward is seeking to finalise a series of signings over the next fortnight.
Given the complexities of top end deals especially after a World Cup he has a long shortlist.
But that is not a scattergun approach, just a way of making sure the club don't get caught out like they were last summer when they devoted most of their time and focus trying to sign Cristiano Ronaldo.
When that fell through the club ran out of time to pursue other targets and David Moyes' ill fated reign was undermined from the outset because of a decaying squad.
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