Though the United boss will be forced to deal with what he has until the January market opens, Solskjaer is already making plans to raise the funds required to buy a midfielder.
At the heart of those plans looks set to be an attempted clear-out of players who are unlikely to play a large role in his plans.
The Sun reports as many as seven players are at risk of being moved on when the winter window gets underway.
Talks are expected to get underway in the coming months ahead of transfer window in an effort to decide on the futures of several players.
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