Nearly two years ago, Solskjaer was fired from Old Trafford after a string of disappointing outcomes.
Cristiano Ronaldo was returned by the Norwegians, but the Red Devils let numerous other elite players elude them.
The Athletic asked Solskjaer to identify a few of the players, and he said, “Erling Haaland before he made his Salzburg debut. Declan Rice, who in the summer wouldn’t have cost what he did.
“We talked about Moises Caicedo, but we thought that we needed players available right now.
Jude Bellingham plays for Manchester United, but I appreciate that he picked Dortmund. We wanted him strongly.
That probably made sense. But it’s the reason I admire Dan James, Jadon, and Aaron Wan-Bissaka. Young players were ready to join a squad that wasn’t fully functional when I arrived.
“I would have signed Kane every day of the week, and I thought he wanted to come,” said the author.
However, due to financial limitations brought on by COVID-19, the club lacked the necessary money.