Rio Ferdinand has stated the obvious.
The former Manchester United captain who has won plenty of premier league trophies with the club has warned his team that they must spend more to be worthy of a title challenge.
Ferdinand believes that United’s spending could harm their chances of reaching back to the top.
“I don’t know if United can be serious contenders for the Premier League title this season and it probably depends on what they do in the transfer market,” Ferdinand told TEAMtalk.
“You look at the impact Bruno Fernandes has had since he arrived at United and it shows what can happen if one player is dropped into a team.
“Fernandes has been a breath of fresh air for the team. Where he has been great is unlocking the imagination of the team.
“You see Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial and Mason Greenwood and the minute Fernandes get the ball, they are off, they know their chance is coming. He doesn’t need a second invitation to deliver that pass.
“That’s what top players do. They change a team and a club with their presence and we have seen that with Fernandes at United.”