But, so far, the Primeira Liga giants have rejected three players.
Angel Gomes, Joel Pereira and Marcos Rojo have all been offered – but Sporting aren’t interested in any of them.
Meanwhile, Solskjaer recently opened up on United and how transfer business is conducted behind the scenes.
When asked if he’s forthright with Ed Woodward, he said: “Of course I am. Ask him if I am. Of course we have got open discussions and of course we’re open and honest and we talk.
“We are building towards something and I’m almost getting bored myself talking about this, and the fans will definitely be bored listening to me talk about what we do have as a vision and a plan.
“I have those conversations with Ed all the time and we are looking at how we are going to look in one month’s time, five months’ time, in the longer period.