Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer encouraged by transfer approaches from agents

United are planning a big summer (Picture: Getty)

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer claims he has been contacted by a host of agents offering their players to Manchester United.

United are being tipped for a busy summer transfer window and Solskjaer is keen on several marquee signings including Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho and Benfica forward Joao Felix.

Solskjaer is planning a squad overhaul and the United boss does not expect missing out on Champions League football this season will have a huge effect of players wanting to join the club.

‘You’d be surprised how many players’ agents have been touting their players,’ Solskjaer said.

Jadon Sancho in action for Borussia Dortmund

United are tracking Sancho who could cost over £90m (Picture: Getty)

‘Telling us that their players would love to be a part of Man United in the future.

‘That’s the lure of Man United because they know the potential and size of the club, that we will in the end get back to the good days.

‘Yes, we’re having a tough time at the moment. We’ve had a few seasons that we’ve not got up to the standards we expect but it’s up to me and the club to change it as quick as possible.

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 28: Paul Pogba of Manchester United during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Chelsea FC at Old Trafford on April 28, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Matthew Ashton - AMA/Getty Images)

Pogba reportedly wants to join Real Madrid (Picture: Getty)

‘If it’s a season without the Champions League, who knows but players still want to come to Man United and you probably wouldn’t be surprised but you would be surprised by the names that you get asked.’

While United are being liked with a host of names, there is also speculation about potential departures from Old Trafford.

Paul Pogba and Alexis Sanchez are the leading candidates to be sold at the end of the season, but Solskjaer said there was still time for players to convince him they deserved a spot in his squad.

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 03: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer of Manchester United speaks during a press conference at Aon Training Complex on May 03, 2019 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Matthew Peters/Man Utd via Getty Images)

Solskjaer says agents are in touch with him (Picture: Getty)

‘You learn about them (the players) every single day,’ he said.

‘You get positive and negative surprises all the time and every day.

‘Here is a chance to prove that you should be part of the rebuild of Man United, definitely.’

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