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Manchester United 'unlikely to sign a new striker this summer'

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is reportedly unlikely to bid for a new striker in this transfer window.

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is reportedly willing to begin the season without a new striker in the squad.

Numerous reports have suggested that the Premier League giants are in the market for a forward following the departure of Robin van Persie to Fenerbahce.

Paris Saint-Germain's Edinson Cavani, Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski and Tottenham Hotspur star Harry Kane have been touted as potential targets.

However, according to PA Sport, Van Gaal intends to play captain Wayne Rooney as his central striker in the upcoming season and will stick with what he has rather than bid for a new player in this transfer window.

Van Gaal's only other strike options are Javier Hernandez, who spent last season on loan at Real Madrid, and young James Wilson.


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