first_imgAlexis Sanchez asked the Manchester United board to make a splurge in the transfer market before Thursday’s transfer deadline in England.Alexis urged the club to sign experienced players if they want to win titles in the upcoming season. Sanchez gave Arturo Vidal’s example and said that United need to make such signings in order to challenge for silverware.”At United we have to sign big players, with experience,” Sanchez told Sky Sports.The Chilean international cited Spanish side Barcelona who signed Vidal from Bayern Munich in the close season.”He is a great player and my team mate from Chile. He is an example of the type of players we need to sign to win trophies and compete at the highest level,” Sanchez said.Also read – Manchester United and Arsenal to fight for Boateng, PSG also interestedUnited, who have not won the league in the last five years, have only signed three players so far in this transfer window. Brazilian midfielder Fred, Portuguese defender Diogo Dalot and goalkeeper Lee Grant are the only players to have arrived at Old Trafford as Ed Woodward continues to struggle to bring in another player in ahead of the 5PM deadline in United Kingdom.The likes of Toby Alderwiereld, Jerome Boateng and Harry Maguire have been linked to United but the asking prices for the players have apparently knocked United’s interest out in cold water.Also read – Jose Mourinho confident of one more signing before transfer window shutsUnited fans do not look to hopeful about their chances in the transfer window and have come down on the club heavily on social media after Woodward and Co. announced another sponsorship deal instead of a player.However, Mourinho remains interested in a centre-back and Kuru Zouma is also a name that has been come up but Mourinho would hope that Woodward at least gets on deal over the line as they go into they kick off the Premier League season on Friday.advertisementUnited begin their Premier League campaign against Leicester City at Old Trafford on August 10.last_img read more