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Man Utd willing to sell senior SIX to fund two big summer deals

Manchester United are prepared to sell as many as SIX senior players this summer.

The Telegraph says manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is willing to oversee a player exodus to bolster his transfer kitty and strengthen the areas to help the club reach the next level.

Alexis Sanchez, Phil Jones, Jesse Lingard, Chris Smalling, Marcos Rojo and Diogo Dalot could all leave Old Trafford this summer if United receive a suitable offer, it adds, with Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho pinpointed as the top target after generating those funds.

But Solskjaer is also keen on recruiting another top centre back, the report claims, with Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly heavily linked with a move to the club in recent weeks - and if possible he would like another centre forward to lift the burden on Marcus Rashford and Mason Greenwood.

The club spent £75million last summer as Harry Maguire, Daniel James and Aaron Wan-Bissaka were brought in, but the coronavirus pandemic will make splashing the cash significantly harder this year - so United must offload as much dead wood as possible.

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