With only Diogo Dalot, Lee Grant and Fred acquired to this point, Sanchez has revealed that he was looking for more ambition to be shown in the transfer market.
The Arsenal legend said: "I want this season's title race to be more spicy and I think it will be".
In fact, it was Manchester City's 2013/14 victory that was the last time the race for the title went down to the last day, which certain critics have pointed out has made a mockery of the Premier League claiming to be the most exciting domestic competition in the World.
And Scholes feels United don't have enough quality in their squad to compete with their two main rivals.More news: Willian denies he's set to make move to Manchester United
Yerry Mina is considered a fall-back option, and while sources say United believe they can negotiate a fair price with Barcelona for the 23-year-old, who has played just six games for the Spanish side, they are refusing to pay what has been described as a "ridiculous" fee to the Colombian's advisers.
The Old Trafford hierarchy knew what they would be getting in signing the former Real Madrid manager and weren't expecting scintillating football but trophies were supposed to make up for it.
"But he's got great experience, he's been at top clubs, he's been in hard positions before, he's in a hard position now I think, but he needs to try to find a way to get out of it".
"It's going to be a lot different to last season as well because teams are strengthening and trying to keep up the pace with us, but it's a pat on the back for us and it's a compliment that people are going out and spending the money that they're spending to try and compete with us".More news: United Kingdom house price growth accelerates, Halifax says ZlotoNews
"So I hope I'm wrong, but I don't see them challenging for the league this year".
"The other clubs who compete with us are really strong and already have fantastic teams".
"Or they are investing massively like Liverpool, who are buying everything and everybody".
"It doesn't take away from City's excellence, but we want the season to go to the last", Scudamore told the BBC.More news: Should Boris Johnson apologise for his comments about burkas?