Manchester United signed Bruno Fernandes and Odion Ighalo throughout the winter window, however Solskjaer was pushing for a far busier month.
Ighalo was introduced in on a six-month mortgage deal as a short-term repair to United’s lack of choices up entrance, whereas Fernandes was a big-money addition from Sporting Lisbon.
The Daily Star declare Solskjaer outlined the four gamers he wished to signal, however Woodward managed to get simply two offers over the road.
The signing of Ighalo shocked the soccer world, whereas United struggled to agree phrases with Sporting Lisbon for a lot of the month.
Solskjaer has known as for persistence from United followers, insisting a rebuilding course of has barely began, however the failure of Woodward to deliver on his targets doesn’t bode properly for the Norwegian.
United need Solskjaer to deliver European soccer in some kind this season, however the Red Devils are at present ninth within the Premier League desk.
Mauricio Pochettino is as soon as once more being talked up as a possible alternative for Solskjaer, who may very well be axed if United fail to qualify for the Champions League or the Europa League.
United have been linked with a bunch of names in the summertime together with the likes of Jack Grealish, Jadon Sancho and James Maddison.
Woodward has promised to deliver additional signings in the summertime amid constructing opposition to his and Solskjaer’s reign on the membership.
He mentioned: ‘Significant work has already been done – and investments made – to strengthen the Academy and we’re happy with the progress being made behind the scenes to guarantee we’ve the suitable gamers, the suitable infrastructure, and the suitable tradition to maintain long-term success.
‘Similarly, there was intensive work on our recruitment course of, with appreciable funding in scouting, knowledge and analytics.
‘The Recruitment Department is working to a transparent plan and philosophy, together with Ole and his teaching employees.
‘Our focus is on bringing in a mixture of expertise and the very best younger gamers with potential to develop additional, fusing graduates from our Academy with high-quality acquisitions.
‘It is important to note that the commercial elements of the club are geared to ensuring we have a self-sustaining model which supports investment in the playing side.’