Alexis Sanchez says Manchester United must sign players of Arturo Vidal’s calibre if the club are to compete for trophies this season.
United have made two summer signings to date, with Fred joining from Shakhtar Donetsk and Diogo Dalot from Porto.
Ahead of Deadline Day on Thursday, Jose Mourinho still hopes to bolster his defensive ranks, with Leicester’s Harry Maguire and Bayern Munich’s Jerome Boateng both linked with a move to Old Trafford.
Sanchez insists United have to make “big signings”, with the Chilean highlighting Barcelona’s move for compatriot Vidal as an example of the quality the club should target
“At United we have to sign big players, with experience,” Sanchez told Sky Sports. “Barcelona just signed Arturo Vidal, who is a great player and my team-mate from Chile.
“He is an example of the type of players we need to sign in order to win trophies and compete at the highest level.”