Predicted Manchester United line-up under Mourinho with suggested seven new signings

Mourinho & Bench - Chelsea

How could Manchester United line up next season?

Mourinho & Bench - Chelsea

The Sun report Jose Mourinho is looking to spend £150 million on as many as seven new players when he is appointed as Manchester United boss.

Claiming the manager has already been planning his transfer targets, the paper is claiming Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Joao Mario, Ezequiel Garay, Gonzalo Higuain, John Stones, Andre Gomes, and Alvaro Morata are all priorities.

Paris St Germain's Zlatan Ibrahimovic (C), who played for Paris Saint Germain, celebrates the Ligue 1 title with team-mates

This would certainly make for an attacking line up, and to get all 11 in, there would have to be sacrifices.

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Here is a look at how Mourinho could do it...

                                                                  De Gea

            Chris Smalling                 John Stones         Ezequiel Garay         Luke Shaw

                                                              Andre Gomes

                                      Joao Mario                                  Wayne Rooney

                                                            Zlatan Ibrahimovic

                                        Alvaro Morata                      Gonzalo Higuain

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Who misses out, and what about this key question? 

Chris Smalling would have to switch to right-back to accommodate both Stones and Garay, with United's team near unrecognisable.

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Ezequiel Garay for Benfica

There is no place for Marcus Rashford or Anthony Martial in the XI, with Wayne Rooney remaining in midfield and three new attackers up front.

It is of course unlikely United sign both Higuain and Morata, which would see Martial back in.

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The key problem with this line up is that it is just surely too attacking for a Jose Mourinho side, but United demand entertainment, and this is a team which would surely provide it.

Manchester United's Marcus Rashford shoots at goal

Do you think United could sign all seven players?

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