anchester United have £19 million more to spend on transfers before the new season begins, according to a bigwig at the club.
Speaking to potential investors after United was floated on the New York Stock Exchange, Chief Operating Officer Michael Bolingbroke claimed that the Red Devils will spend a total of £40 million on new players this transfer window.
They have already signed Japanese international playmaker Shinji Kagawa from Borussia Dortmund for £17 million, and young striker Nick Powell for £4 million.
They have also raised money by selling Ji-sung Park to QPR Ritchie de Laet and Matty James to Leicester, with Dimitar Berbatov also on the transfer list.
Bolingbroke would not give an indication as to which players United will now go for broke for, but ensured the club’s fans that the kitty is not empty yet.
“We are giving guidance at the moment that the current transfer period could result in net expenditure nearer £40 million,” he said Sbue .