Manchester United have decided not to make a fifth summer signing after the club hierarchy were delighted with their transfer activity thus far. Jose Mourinho has made four additions to the squad since taking over, which has resulted in the team being strengthened in all the areas of the pitch.
The Red Devils have forked around £156m ($204m) this summer and according to the Daily Mail, the club are satisfied with the manager's acquisitions and believe the quartet of Eric Bailly, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba can aid the manager in challenging for the Premier League title this season.
The club are not expecting any more additions before the close of the summer transfer window, unless a player of exceptional quality suddenly becomes available. The manager has addressed all weaknesses that were pegging United back in recent seasons, as they missed out on Champions League qualification for the second time in three campaigns.
Bailly has been brought in to shore up the defence, while Pogba has arrived to add some steel and aggression to the midfield. Goals were a concern for the Red Devils last season, but the Portuguese manager has addressed the issue with the additions of Mkhitaryan from Borussia Dortmund and Ibrahimovic from Paris Saint-Germain. The duo had 73 goals between them last season in a combined 103 appearances in all competitions.
"You can never rule anything in or out but they are expecting Pogba to be the last new arrival in the window. Things can change quickly, but other than a number of players heading out on loan, don't expect to see much more activity," a club source was quoted as saying by the Daily Mail.
The club, however, do expect players to leave before the close of the transfer market as they are not part of the manager's plans for the upcoming season. Paddy McNair and Donald Love have already been allowed to join Sunderland, while Adnan Januzaj has joined the duo on a season-long loan at the Stadium of Light.
James Wilson, Tyler Blackett and Will Keane, who are on the fringes of the first-team, will also be allowed to leave the club this summer while regular senior squad members Phil Jones and Matteo Darmian could also be facing an exit after falling down the pecking order in their respective positions.