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Man Utd unlikely to sign another centre-back before window shuts

It is unlikely Manchester United will sign another central defender before the transfer window closes, reports have claimed.

The Red Devils have looked shaky at the back in their opening two Premier League games, conceding a total of five goals.

Many have believed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer would target a new centre-back partner for Harry Maguire this summer.

But the Manchester Evening News says it is unlikely a new defender will arrive before the October 5 deadline.

United like the look of RB Leipzig stopper Dayot Upamecano, but any move for the 21-year-old will be delayed until next summer.

Solskjaer's priority over the next week remains with offloading centre-backs instead of buying them.

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