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Fans Laugh As Ghana Have Made More Signings Than Manchester United

Marcus Chan

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Fans Laugh As Ghana Have Made More Signings Than Manchester United

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Fans have taken to social media to make fun of Manchester United after it appears that Ghana have made more signings than the Premier League club. 

Ghana have been busy as they prepare for their fourth appearance at a World Cup and a first appearance since Brazil 2014. 

Since they secured their qualification for Qatar, they have been working behind the scenes to try and recruit more players to represent the country in the tournament. 

A total of six players have been announced to have switched their international allegiance. 

And fans were quick to jump on the fact that they have made more signings than United, who have only made one. 

A fan tweeted: “No way Ghana have made more signings than Man United.” 

Another fan was not happy with the comparison: “Chelsea have made 0 signings Man Utd have made 2 and we’re still the ones laughed at. We are massive.” 

Two Premier League players have chosen to represent the Black Stars. Brighton full back Tariq Lamptey made the switch from England to Ghana, the 21-year-old rejected an invitation from England U21s in order to travel to Ghana to confirm his choice. 

Southampton’s Mohammed Salisu has also declared himself available and is expected to be called upon by Ghana boss Otto Addo in September. 

Athletic Bilbao striker Inaki Williams is another high profile player who has decided to join Ghana’s international team set up. The striker was born in the Spanish city of Bilbao to Ghanaian parents and was capped once by Spain. 

Three players who are currently playing in Germany have also pledged their international futures with Ghana. The three players in question are Stephen Ambrosius, Ransford-Yeboah Konigsdorffer and Patric Pfeiffer. All of the above mentioned players are all in line for a call up to Ghana’s World Cup squad. 

The Black Stars are drawn in Group H alongside Portugal, South Korea and Uruguay.

United are also working behind the scenes as they look to bring in more players for new manager Erik ten Hag but at the moment it is proving to be easier said than done. 

The Red Devils have only confirmed one signing so far, defender Tyrell Malacia from Feyenoord

Christian Eriksen is set to be the second addition. 

United are also working to bring in three other players this month, Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong and Ajax duo Lisandro Martinez and Antony. 

Ten Hag has started to drill his players at the club's training centre ahead of their pre season tour of Thailand and Australia, they are due to set off on Friday, with their first game against Liverpool to be played in Bangkok on 12 July.

Topics: Manchester United, Ghana, Football World Cup

Marcus Chan
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