Manchester United transfer business may be over, says Louis van Gaal

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Louis van Gaal says he may not sign any more players for Manchester United this summer as he is happy with the way his current squad has performed in pre-season.

Manchester United continue to be strongly linked with Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal and reportedly remain interested in Kevin Strootman, Thomas Vermaelen and Mats Hummels.

The Red Devils have made just two transfers so far this summer, bringing in left-back Luke Shaw and Ander Herrera for a combined £58.8million.

They are understood to be in the market for two new central defenders following the departures of Nemanja Vidic and Rio Ferdinand and reports on Saturday claim Arsenal have given former captain Vermaelen the green light to move to Old Trafford in a deal worth £12million.

But van Gaal says he may not delve into the market again this summer having been impressed with the players currently at his disposal during the International Champions Cup in the United States.

“We still have a month to go [before the transfer window shuts] and we are winning. Maybe we don’t need other players,” the Dutchman told a press conference.

“First I want to see the players who I have and give them an honest chance.”

United have recorded pre-season wins over LA Galaxy, Roma and Inter Milan so far under van Gaal and are now preparing to face Real Madrid in Michigan on Saturday.

Real Madrid are favourites to win the International Champions Cup match at 2.16, with Manchester United priced at 3.31 and a draw 3.18.

Manchester United can also be found at 5.50 to win the Premier League in van Gaal’s first season in charge.

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