Manchester United left the bulk of their summer transfer business until the final day of the window with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side securing £40 million worth of late deals.
Amad Traore, Alex Telles and Fucundo Pellistri were we are signed on deadline day with the less likely to make his debut on Saturday against Newcastle and teenager Traore and Pellistri still unproven at the highest level.
However, despite their arrivals, the big news around Old Trafford on deadline day was the capture of Edinson Cavani on a free transfer following his release from Paris Saint-Germain.
With no transfer fee involved, a move for Cavani is low risk for United and Solskjaer could potentially dip back into the free transfer market again in the coming weeks.
With that in mind, we take a look at potential freebies that could go for.
Three players Manchester United could sign to boost ole Gunnar solskjaer’s squad in January
Argentinian center back Garay left Valencia in July after falling to secure a 12-month extension to his deal at the Estadio Meatballs.
Former Barcelona Midfielder Wilfrid Kaptoum left Real Betis just the closure of the laliga transfer window earlier this month.
The Cameroonian midfielder suffered a serious knee injury in his first season at the Estadio Benito Villamarin which Saw him slip down the pecking order on his return in 2019-20.
United was perpetually linked with a move for Croatian international Mandzukic throughout his time at Juvenus between 2015 and 2019.