Napoli asks €170m for Manchester United target Osimhen
As per CalcioMercato (via Fichajes), Manchester United will have to pay a price of €170m for Napoli striker Victor Osimhen if they wish to sign him in the summer.
Osimhen has impressed the whole footballing world with his performances this season, scoring 25 goals in 29 games. Due to his excellent form, the report claims Napoli will only let him go to another club if they make him one of the most expensive players of all time.
Manchester United keen on signing Nice midfielder Khephren Thuram
According to a report from 90min, Manchester United are keen on signing Nice midfielder Khephren Thuram in the summer.
“I hear, but I don’t concentrate on it,” Thuram said ahead of this week's Euro 2024 qualifiers against Netherlands and Republic of Ireland.
“I am with Nice. I am very happy where I am.
"I am trying to get bigger with the club. I am trying to grow up with the club. So, yeah, obviously I hear it [the interest] but it’s not the most important. The most important is to do good with the team and be happy where I am.”
Liverpool, Newcastle United, PSG and Inter are also monitoring the 21-year-old Frenchman.
Manchester United goalkeeper on Spurs' wish list
Tottenham Hotspur are looking for a new goalkeeper to deputize and eventually takeover from Hugo Lloris. The Lillywhites have identified Manchester United's Dean Henderson as their No.1 target, according to reports in ESPN.
Henderson is currently playing second fiddle to Keylor Navas on loan at Nottingham Forest and United will have the final call on the goalkeeper as the Red Devils are also in the market for a goalkeeper.
Manchester United beat Chelsea for Watford fullback
According to the Evening Standard, Manchester United have beaten Chelsea for the signing of highly rater Watford left-back Harry Amass.
The Manchester club are in advanced talks with the 16-year-old and recently managed a breakthrough in negotiations. Amass has chosen United's academy over Chelsea's in order to further his development.
Man Utd ramp up pursuit of Monaco defender Disasi
Manchester United are very interested in signing Monaco defender Axel Disasi ahead of the summer transfer window as Erik ten Hag seeks to bolster his back line this summer, according to MailOnline.
While the 25-year-old's contract does not expire until June 2025, the Ligue 1 club could be prepared to do business with a potential bidder if a hefty offer in the £44 million bracket is made.
Napoli slap €150m price tag on Man Utd target Victor Osimhen
Napoli have put a €150 million price tag on star striker Victor Osimhen and will not entertain a lower price, according to FootMercato. The report reveals that while the Nigeria star is under contract until 2025, he could be on his way out of Italy this summer.
Both Chelsea and Manchester United are on the lookout for a high-profile striker in the upcoming transfer window, and are both interested in Osimhen, but the Blues are not in a strong financial predicament following massive spent in recent past. PSG are also in the race for Osimhen, though the forward has his heart set on a Premier League move.
United looking to extend youngster's contract
Erik ten Hag: “Pellistri can do big things at United, of course — the coaches are really working hard with him but at the end of the day, the players have to grab their chances” 🔴🇺🇾 #MUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) March 20, 2023
Man Utd, happy with €10m investment and prepared to discuss possible new deal. pic.twitter.com/ZQoTEZUwde
Kaoru Mitoma on Manchester United's radar
The Daily Mail has reported that Manchester United is eyeing a move for Brighton star Kaoru Mitoma in the summer.
The Japanese international has been the find of the season for the Seagulls leading their forward battery and is on the radar of multiple European elites owing to his electrifying pace and massive goal-scoring ability.
The 25-year-old’s contract at Brighton expires in the summer of 2025, and the Red Devils will look to lure him to Manchester at the end of the season.
Spurs demanding £100 million for Manchester United target Harry Kane
According to a report from The Times, Tottenham Hotspur will demand £100 million upfront for Harry Kane.
Manchester United are interested in signing the England captain and will have to make an important decision in the upcoming summer transfer window. Kane's contract expires in 2024.
Newcastle challenge Manchester United for Dybala
As per Calciomercatoweb, Manchester United will have to battle it out with Newcastle United for the signing of AS Roma ace Paulo Dybala in the summer.
Dybala has refound his form with AS Roma and will be available for a bargain for clubs next season.
Manchester United frontrunners for Kolo Muani
According to Fichajes, Manchester United are on of the favourites to sign in-form Eintracht Frankfurt forward Randal Kolo Muani in the summer.
As per the report, Manchester United are willing to pay €120m for the forward, however, they will have to ward off interest from PSG to sign Kolo Muani.
Man Utd keen on signing Anderlecht goalkeeper Bart Verbruggen
According to Belgian daily Het Laatste Nieuws, Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag is interested in signing Anderlecht goalkeeper Bart Verbruggen.
The 20-year-old became Anderlecht’s first-choice goalkeeper since the World Cup, and he has since put in numerous standout performances for them. The youngster recently starred against Villarreal in the Europa Conference League as the Belgian outfit secured their place in the quarter-final.
According to HLN, Verbruggen's performances have drawn the attention of prominent European teams, with United among those keeping a watch on him. Ten Hag has also to be taken note of the goalkeeper, who might be available for €10m in the off-season.
Manchester United willing to pay Dembélé's release clause
According to Fichajes, Manchester United are open to triggering Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembélé's release clause of €50m in the summer.
The report states that the French winger could be sold by Barcelona to recuperate their financial losses and Manchester United are keen on adding him to their squad.
Man Utd plot double raid on Napoli for Osimhen & Min-jae, ready to break the bank
According to Football Insider, Manchester United have included Napoli central defender Kim Min-Jae to their summer transfer wishlist.
As well as searching the market for a striker, amid interest in Victor Osimhen, the Premier League giants are also prioritising a move to bolster at centre-back, with several United defenders linked with moves away from the club come summer.
It is added that Min-Jae, 26, has a release clause in his current contract that can be activated this summer for a fee of just £43m. As for Osimhen, it could take an offer in excess of the £100m to lure the Serie A league leaders to sell their talismanic striker.
Ratcliffe spotted entering Old Trafford offices to begin fresh round of takeover talks
NEW | 1st pictures of British billionaire Sir Jim Ratcliffe arriving at Old Trafford with Ineos delegation to be met by Manchester United chief exec Richard Arnold for talks over potential takeover #ManUtd #ineos ⬇️ pic.twitter.com/0dUT0UvTNh— Dan Roan (@danroan) March 17, 2023
Man Utd in the mix for Palhinha
Manchester United are among a host of Premier League clubs interested in securing the services of defensive midfielder Joao Palhinha from Fulham, according to The Sun. The 27-year-old has a contract with the Cottagers until 2027.
Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Newcastle and Tottenham are also keen on acquiring his signature come summer.
Man United join Man City, Liverpool and Real Madrid in race for Bellingham
Manchester United are ready to join the race for Borussia Dortmund midfielder Jude Bellingham, with is still uncertain on his future.
Bellingham, 19, is one of the best young players in Europe and Borussia Dortmund are open to selling him for the right price, and Jason Burt of The Telegraph claims that United have finally registered their interest in landing him in the summer.
The England international has garnered interest from Manchester City, Liverpool, Real Madrid and Chelsea, but his £110m asking price may prove a stumbling block. Burt says Ten Hag believes he ‘will have to sell’ to facilitate a move for Bellingham if United also sign a striker as planned.
Man Utd considering Victor Lindelof, Denzel Dumfries swap with Inter Milan
According to Football Insider, Manchester United are ready to propose Inter Milan a swap deal to secure the services of Denzel Dumfries in exchange for Victor Lindelof. Erik ten Hag is said to be a big fan of the Dutch wing-back and is keen to bring him to Old Trafford.
The report adds that United could not afford a deal for Dumfries in January, and with Inter believed to be interested in Lindelof, a swap deal is regarded as a win-win situation for both parties. With Milan Skriniar set to join Paris Saint-Germain in a Bosman transfer in the summer, defensive reinforcements are a priority for the Nerazzurri come summer.
Manchester United want Kessie as a midfield option
Manchester United are in the market to strengthen in multiple positions. They are looking at midfield options to add more quality in that position. According to reports in Mundo Deportivo, Barcelona's Frank Kessie is an option.
The 26-year-old midfielder is deemed to be an ideal partner for Casemiro in the midfield. The former AC Milan man is being chased by other clubs like Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea.
Manchester United to offer £106 million for Randal Kolo Muani
German publication BILD have reported that Manchester United are preparing a £106 million bid for Eintracht Frankfurt forward Randal Kolo Muani.
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Manchester United among the clubs scouting António Silva
Manchester United are among the clubs to have recently scouted Benfica prodigy António Silva, according to journalist Ben Jacobs.
“Silva is contracted until 2027 with a €100m release clause. Real Madrid, Liverpool, Dortmund, Napoli and Manchester United are among the clubs who have recently sent scouts to see Silva play," Jacobs stated in his column for CaughtOffside.
“But there’s nothing to get too excited about just yet. It’s normal to watch top young players at this stage of the season and it will take time before it’s clear if any club moves.”
Manchester United considering offering new contract to Facundo Pellestri
Manchester United are considering preparing a new contract proposal for Uruguayn youngster Facundo Pellestri, who has been impressive during his cameos this season.
The Red Devils plan on sending the young winger on loan next season, where he can get regular playing time, but want to extend his contract in the summer.
Understand Manchester United are now considering a new contract proposal to Facundo Pellistri before letting him go on loan next season 🔴🇺🇾 #MUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) March 14, 2023
No decision made yet on both sides but concrete talks will take place in April to plan Facundo’s future. pic.twitter.com/G8xVclGkEN
Harry Kane not on Manchester United's radar
According to Florian Plettenberg, Manchester United are not tracking Tottenham Hotspur all-time top-scorer Harry Kane for the next season.
Per Plettenberg, Manchester United are more keen on going for Napoli ace Victor Osimhen in the next transfer window.
Manchester United set conditions for signing Osimhen
According to The Sun (via CalcioMercato), Manchester United will not match Napoli's asking price of €150m for in-form striker Victor Osimhen.
The report states that they will not go beyond €100m for the Nigerian ace, despite Osimhen being a top priority for Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag.
Manchester United enter the race to sign Marcus Thuram
Italian outlet Calciomercato has reported that Manchester United has entered the race to sign Marcus Thuram from Borussia Monchengladbach.
The French star has reportedly relayed his intention to leave to Borussia’s hierarchy and the Red Devils are aiming to get him onboard.
Erik ten Hag has expressed his desire to sign a striker in the summer to partner with Marcus Rashford and the Dutch manager could put all efforts to sign Thuram in the summer.
Manchester United ready to bid for Pau Torres
Manchester United are reportedly back again for Pau Torres and lining up a bid to sign him this summer, according to The Mirror.
The Red Devils were linked with the Spaniard in the summer but decided against making a move for him.
Manchester United in pole position to sign Benfica star
Manchester United are in the market for a striker and are said to be in "advanced talks" with Benfica forward Goncalo Ramos, according to a report from Football Transfer Tavern.The Portugal international caught the attention of a lot of clubs over the FIFA World Cup in Qatar and has been in scintillating form for Benfica. Benfica would be willing to let Ramos leave for a fee in the region of €100m (£88.6m)
Manchester United could miss out on David Raya
Manchester United have been linked with goalkeepers for a while now and Brentford's David Raya has been a name on the list. According to reports in the 90min, Brentford won't let the goalkeeper leave unless their valuation is matched, even if it means losing him for free in 2024.
The Bees value him at around £30 million and will be looking or an offer in that range.
Manchester United enter the race to sign Mason Mount
According to The Guardian, Mason Mount has been linked to join Manchester United from Chelsea this summer.
The Three Lions’ starlet could leave Chelsea after a contract dispute with the Red Devils plotting a swoop of Mount.
The report suggests that Manchester United has identified Mount as a cheaper alternative to Bellingham, another transfer target of United.
With De Jong scheduled to stay in Spain and multiple elites fighting for Bellingham’s signature, Erik ten Hag could switch his attention to signing Mount from Chelsea.
Red Devils shortlist Harry Kane for the summer
According to The Guardian, Manchester United has identified Harry Kane as a primary target for next summer.
The Red Devils continue their revolution under Erik ten Hag but their shambolic 7-0 loss at Anfield might have exposed some underlying issues in a high-flying side.
And with Weghorst’s loan deal scheduled to expire in the summer, the English heavyweights would be hoping to lure Kane to Old Trafford.
Tottenham’s early exit from the Champions League could facilitate the Three Lions’ transfer to Manchester as Kane continues his hunt for a trophy.
Newcastle United eyeing summer swoop for Harry Maguire
According to 90min, Premier League top-four hopefuls Newcastle United are viewed as the ‘favourites’ to sign out-of-favour Manchester United captain Harry Maguire. The Magpies are interested in signing the 30-year-old during the upcoming transfer window.
Eddie Howe’s team are not the only Premier League side interested in acquiring the England centre-back’s services. Other English top-flight sides like West Ham United and Wolverhampton Wanderers are also keen on him.
Man Utd readying €130m bid for Eduardo Camavinga
According to a fresh report by Fichajes, Manchester United are readying a massive €130m offer for Real Madrid midfielder Eduardo Camavinga.The report adds that Real Madrid do not want to lose their 'diamond in the rough' and would allegedly 'not even contemplate' his departure.
Camavinga has been one of Carlo Ancelotti’s best performers during a transitional season, and has a contract at the Bernabeu that runs until 2027, so there is no pressure on Los Blancos to part company with the prized asset.
Diogo Dalot in advanced talks with United over new contract
Diogo Dalot and Manchester United are in advanced talks over a potential new long-term deal for the Portuguese right-back, according to reports by The Sun.
The 23-year-old international has been a starter in 23 games in all competitions this season and is an important part of Ten Hag's plan.
Man Utd confident of landing Harry Kane if Tottenham miss out on Champions League football
According to The Sun, Manchester United are confident of signing Harry Kane this summer if Tottenham Spurs fail to qualify for next season's Champions League.
The England international has been linked with a move to fellow Premier League rivals for several seasons now, and he could finally leave the north London club this year.
Man United are among his suitors and The Sun claim that the club have made contact with the player’s agent via a third party. And that they have been encouraged by the positive response.
There is also hope that Antonio Conte's side may reduce their £100 million asking price, given that Kane's contract is set to expire at the end of next season.
Man Utd hold internal talks over deal to sign Alexis Mac Allister
Manchester United have reportedly held internal talks over a deal to sign World Cup-winning playmaker Alexis Mac Allister, according to reliable journalist Ben Jacobs.
In his exclusive column for CaughtOffside, Jacobs has claimed that the Argentina international has become a hot property in the transfer market. And that Manchester United have internally discussed a move for the Brighton & Hove Albion midfielder.
He also said that Liverpool, Chelsea, and Manchester City are keeping an eye on Mac Allister's situation at the Amex Stadium. However, Mac Allister won't come cheap, with Brighton spiking his price-tag from £27-35m to £60m-plus following a stellar World Cup campaign in Qatar.
Man Utd send scouts to watch RB Salzburg striker Benjamin Sesko
According to a report from 90min, Manchester United are among a host of clubs who have sent scouts to watch the Red Bull Salzburg attacker Benjamin Sesko in action over the weekend.
Sesko, 20, is already set to join Salzburg's sister club RB Leipzig come summer, but the Red Devils still view him as a potential target, as the Bundesliga outfit could, in theory, offload him to make a quick buck without him featuring for them.
In addition to Sesko, the report adds that United scouts were also taking a look at full-back Amar Dedic and Danish prodigy Maurits Kjaergaard.
Man Utd eyeing summer swoop for Juventus star Rabiot
According to Football Insider, Manchester United could make a move for Adrien Rabiot this summer in a potential free transfer.
The Red Devils came close to signing the midfielder last summer ahead of Erik ten Hag’s first season in charge. The United boss was reportedly onboard with a transfer that would have been worth an initial £15m, but the Old Trafford move never materialized.
Rabiot was again linked with a move away from Juventus in January, but remained in Turin, where his contract is set to expire at the end of June.
Now, Football Insider has provided an update regarding Rabiot future, suggesting that those at Old Trafford are plotting a "huge" offer to cash capitalise on his free-agent status, with rivals Manchester City also understood to be keen.
Osimhen hints at future Premier League move
Napoli forward Victor Osimhen has said that he is "working hard" to one day play in the Premier League amid interest from Manchester United.
Osimhen, 24, is under contract with the Serie A leaders until June 2025, but his 21 goals in 26 appearances this season have piqued the interest of Europe's elite clubs. Napoli value him at more than €100m, and Manchester United has been linked with a move.
The Nigeria international was honoured by the Italian media with the Best Foreign Athlete Award and hinted at his future plans: "The Premier League is considered the best and strongest league. Now I'm in Serie A, but I work hard to play in the Premier League one day, too. But now I think about this moment, and I play in Serie A, a very complicated league in which it is difficult to play in, there is a different kind of football, with a lot of intensity.
"Playing in one of the top leagues is really fantastic for me. The fans are strong, they give you so much love and support. On the aspect of the fans, there is no championship better than the Italian one."
Manchester United eyeing a move for Gonçalo Ramos
According to a report from A Bola (h/t SportWitness), Manchester United are heavily linked with a move for Portuguese striker Gonçalo Ramos, with A Bola stating that the transfer "seems inevitable."
Ramos has scored 21 goals in addition to registering eight assists in 33 appearances, with the Red Devils monitoring him for a long time now as they are in the market for a new striker.
Osimhen at the top of United's striker wishlist
Manchester United are in the market for a striker and have prepared a four-man shortlist for the summer transfer window. According to reports in the Football insider, Napoli's start forward, Victor Osimhen, is at the top of the shortlist..The shortlist also includes names like Harry Kane, Tammy Abraham and Benjamin Sesko alongside the Nigerian forward.
Man Utd 'ready to attack' Dusan Vlahovic transfer if Juventus are forced to sell
Manchester United are ready to make a move for Dusan Vlahovic this summer if Juventus are forced to trim their squad, according to Calciomercato.it.
Juventus' Vlahovic has been linked with a Premier League move in recent months, and the Red Devils are ready to launch the offensive for the Serbian if the Bianconeri are forced to sell.
The Turin giants were recently docked 15 points over false accounting, but they are likely to appeal the decision. If they fail, they may miss out on next season's Champions League if they do not finish in the top four in Serie A, or win the Europa League.
Frimpong ‘getting closer and closer’ to an Old Trafford move
According to football journalist Christian Falk via Caught Offside, Bayer Leverkusen right-back Jeremie Frimpong is close to joining the Red Devils and believes relations with Erik ten Hag will be crucial in getting this transfer over the line.
The BILD reporter said: “Jeremie Frimpong is getting closer and closer to a United move. Frimpong was also a topic in Winter – United really wanted him then.
“You know, he’s a Dutch player and his connection to Erik ten Hag is very close. There should have been talks.
“So, you see now that Ten Hag is performing well with his team and has good arguments for Frimpong and for United in terms of fulfilling his wish. I think he’s one of Ten Hag’s main targets for the summer.”
Man Utd continue to monitor Porto goalkeeper Diogo Costa
Manchester United are interested in signing Porto goalkeeper Diogo Costa and have been scouting him regularly, according to Portuguese newspaper O Jogo.
The report emphasizes around his increasing stock and they go on to reveal that the 23-year-old is on the radar of several elite clubs across the continent.
Man United are said to be the favourites to sign Costa, and their scouts have been a ‘regular presence’ at the Estadio do Dragao this season.
Man Utd could offer Bastoni €8m-a-year salary to lure him to Old Trafford
Manchester United could be willing to pay as much as €8m per year if they manage to sign Inter Milan defender Alessandro Bastoni this summer, according to Inter Live.
The left-footed centre-back currently nets an annual salary of €2.7m (€4m including add-ons) and it is claimed that Inter are ready to propose €4.5m plus bonuses to tie him down to a new long-term deal.
However, his agent is demanding as much as €6m. If no agreement is reached, Inter will face a 'concrete threat' from Manchester United for the Italy international, according to a report.
Frenkie De Jong could join United amidst Barca's financial problems
According to talkSPORT, Manchester United has rekindled their interest in Frenkie De Jong and could finally secure his services this summer.
The report comes after it was reported that Barcelona will have to sell some big names on their roster before they can make any signings.
The Spanish heavyweights will need to offload players worth €178m to meet La Liga’s regulations and De Jong could be one of the players who’s shown the exit door.
Erik ten Hag has been a huge fan of De Jong and would want to bring him to Old Trafford to partner up with Casemiro.
With the Red Devils returning to winning silverware under Ten Hag, the former Ajax midfielder could be intrigued to join the Manchester-based club and be a part of United's revolution.
Manchester United keeping tabs on AS Roma striker Tammy Abraham
Manchester United's hunt for a centre-forward will heat up over the next months. A hosts of names will be linked to the leading role at Old Trafford, with Erik ten Hag on the search for the final piece in his attacking jigsaw.
According to inews, Man Utd have been keeping tabs on Roma and former Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham. Roma have slapped a £67m asking price on Abraham’s head, which is the buyback clause Chelsea have in place that invokes in the summer.
David De Gea to extend his contract with United
Transfer expert Fabrizio Romano has revealed that Manchester United and David De Gea are working towards a contract extension.
The Spanish goalkeeper has been incredible for the Red Devils since the turn of the year helping Erik ten Hag’s men lift the Carabao Cup. The club is reportedly looking to extend his contract with a new salary and new details.
Negotiations between Manchester Utd and David de Gea continue in order to reach an agreement on new contract — de Gea wants to stay. 🔴 #MUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) March 2, 2023
Contract was not extended with +1 year clause as Man Utd hope to agree new terms with different salary.
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Manchester United enter a three-way race for Romeo Lavia
Manchester United have reportedly joined the race for former Manchester City man, Romeo Lavia, according to the Daily Mail. The Red Devils are set to compete with Arsenal and Chelsea for the signature of the 19-year-old midfielder.
Kudus looking to move to Manchester United next season
According to Football Insider, Ajax starlet Mohammed Kudus is looking forward to playing for Erik ten Hag again next season with Manchester United and is pushing for the move.
Kudus has impressed for Ajax in an otherwise erratic campaign, scoring 16 goals in 31 games. The report states that Manchester United have already started negotiations with him for a move in the summer.
Manchester United to battle it out with Atletico for Dybala
AS Roma forward has a €12m release clause in his contract which has led to him being in Manchester United's radar for next season. However, as per Fichajes, United will have to compete with La Liga giants Atletico Madrid for his signature.
The report states that both clubs see the 2022 World Cup winner as a cheap signing who can drastically improve their attack.
Manchester United want to sign Nicolò Barella, City interested too
Manchester United are keen on signing Inter Milan midfielder Nicolò Barella, with Erik ten Hag said to be a big admirer of the Italian international, according to Football Insider.
Manchester City are reportedly interested in signing the 26-year-old. Inter Milan have set a £70 million price tag, according to Gazzetta dello Sport.
Manchester United confident about signing Rice
As per Football Insider, Manchester United are fairly optimistic they will sign West Ham maestro Declan Rice in the summer, despite strong interest from league rivals Arsenal.
According to the article, Rice wants to leave West Ham and remain in London, however, Manchester United are not put off by his desire to stay in the capital.
Manchester United keeping tabs on Harry Kane's contract situation
Manchester United have an 'active interest' in Harry Kane and are keeping tabs on the striker's contract situation at Tottenham Hotspur, according to Football Insider.
The Red Devils want to sign a striker in the summer and are targeting the 29-year-old Englishman, whose contract with Spurs ends in 2024.
Football Insider also reported a few days ago that Spurs have opened talks with Kane regarding a new deal.
Manchester United keen on signing Rani Khedira
According to 90min, Manchester United are highly interested in signing Union Berlin midfielder Rani Khedira, with several other Premier League clubs such as Liverpool, Spurs, Wolves, Everton, Leicester City and West Ham United keeping tabs on the 29-year-old.
Rani is the younger brother of Sami Khedira, who has previously represented Real Madrid and was part of the Germany squad that won the 2014 World Cup.
Manchester United receive blow in Thuram pursuit
Marcus Thuram has been linked with a move away from Borussia Monchengladbach in the summer. According to reports in the Mundo Deportivo, the player's agent has offered him to Barcelona.
Manchester United have long been linked with the French forward and now face competition from Barcelona, Chelsea, PSG among others.
Manchester United face competition for Frimpong
Manchester United have been linked with Bayer Leverkusen's Jeremie Frimpong for a while now and have ben interested in signing him. According to Fabrizio Romano, the 22-year-old right-back is on the target list of more than just Manchester United with a summer move a possibility.
Manchester United eye Benjamin Sesko as Victor Osimhen alternative
Manchester United will go after RB Salzburg's Benjamin Sesko in the summer in case they fail to sign Napoli striker Victor Osimhen, according to Fichajes.
The Red Devils are in search of a striker who is either world-class or has the potential to become world-class as Erik ten Hag aims to restore the team back among Europe's best sides.
Napoli unwilling to sell Kim Min-jae amid Man United interest
A report from Fichajes claims that Napoli are not ready to part ways with South Korean centre-back Kim Min-jae, who is on Manchester United's radar.
Napoli do not want to lose one of their main players easily and are reportedly considering increasing Kim's release clause from €48 million to €65 million amid interest Red Devils.
Red Devils knocking on the door to sign Victor Osimhen
Manchester United are knocking on the doors of Napoli to sign Nigerian hitman Victor Osimhen, who is also courted Chelsea and Atletico Madrid, according to Il Mattino.
The Nigerian international has been in outstanding form for the Serie A club this season, scoring 20 goals and providing four assists in only 24 games across all competitions.
Osimhen recently refused to rule out the prospect of leaving Naples, but any interested club will have to pay a premium transfer fee in excess of €140m asking price.
Manchester United ready to pay Kim Min-jae's clause
Manchester United are looking to further reinforce their defence for next season and as per earlier reports have shortlisted Napoli centre-back Kim Min-jae as one of the targets they will look to sign.
Now reports suggest that Manchester United are willing to pay the South Korean defender's £42m release clause which will be active for 15 days in the next transfer window.
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Aaron Wan-Bissaka seriously considering leaving Old Trafford this summer
According to Football Insider, Man Utd right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka is thinking about ‘quitting’ the club this summer despite his increased game time in recent weeks.
The report states that with the Red Devils in the market for a right-back in the summer, and they are open to listen to bids for the Englishman. It is understood that the former Crystal Palace player is not willing to play backup role next season, and would prefer to leave if another right-back is signed.
Man Utd plan double raid on Leicester City for Maddison & Tielemans
According to Football Transfers, Manchester United are interested in signing Leicester City duo James Maddison and Youri Tielemans, with the Red Devils' boss Erik ten Hag looking to bolster his midfield for next season.
Maddison's contract at the King Power Stadium is due to expire in June 2024, but Tielemans' will be out-of-contract in the summer.
Rashford wants to continue at Manchester United
Marcus Rashford is arguably the most inform player in the world right now. The England international has scored 24 goals in all competitions this season and is integral to everything United do under Ten Hag. After being unsettled in the summer following an overall poor season, Rashford now increasingly wants to stay at United.
According to Ben Jacobs in his exclusive CaughtOffside column, with the reporter explaining that Rashford wants to stay at Man Utd. The club is confident of striking a deal a than they were over the summer.
Manchester United join two Premier League clubs in the race for Nabil Fekir
Manchester United have joined Newcastle and Leicester City in the race to sign Real Betis' attacking midfielder Nabil Fekir, according to Fichajes.
Fekir has made 137 appearances for the Andalusian outfit since making the switch from Lyon in the summer of 2019 and has 28 goals and 26 assists to his name.
Erik ten Hag wants someone who can rotate with Bruno Fernandes in the #10 role, with Fekir emerging as one of the options. Betis will accept an offer of €30 million.
Manchester United will have to pay huge sum for Abraham
According to Calciomercatoweb, AS Roma will accept a bid in the range of €80m for Manchester United target Tammy Abraham in the summer.
With Anthony Martial's inconsistent form and Marcus Rashford's future uncertain, Manchester United are looking to add another striker to their squad, with Abraham reportedly high on the list of candidates.
Manchester United speed up renewal process for Marcus Rashford, Diogo Dalot
Manchester United are planning to insist for Marcus Rashford new contract — it’s top priority for Erik ten Hag & the board as current deal expires in 2024 🚨🔴 #MUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 20, 2023
🇵🇹 Talks will continue also with Diogo Dalot who’s considered key part of the project. pic.twitter.com/SvdFPgTTjq
Manchester United willing to sell Scott McTominay
Manchester United want to offload midfielder Scott McTominay and will listen to offers for the Scot, according to a report from Football Insider.
The 26-year-old will be among the crop of players that will be sold by the Red Devils in the summer in order to increase the transfer funds.
Manchester United want to sign Illan Meslier to succeed David de Gea
Manchester United want no complications when it comes to the goalkeeping situation as they have offered a new, £250,000-a-week deal to David de Gea, while they also eye the signing of French goalkeeper Illan Meslier.
Per a report from The Sun, United consider Meslier as De Gea's long-term replacement, but will only place a bid for him when they can provide him a starting role.
Real Madrid intensify pursuit of Diogo Dalot
According to a report from Fichajes, Real Madrid are serious about signing Manchester United right-back Diogo Dalot.
Dalot's contract at Old Trafford expires in 2024 and is undecided on his future at the club after receiving interest from multiple top clubs.
The report mentions two possibilities: the 23-year-old either joins as a free agent in 2024, or Los Blancos pay around €30 million this summer.
Garnacho on the radar of Bayern Munich and PSG
Manchester United's Alejandro Garnacho has been subject to interest from multiple clubs following his strong performances for United this season. The player has a contract until 2024 and has teams like Bayern Munich and PSG circling around for his signature, according to reports in the Daily Mirror via Mundo Deportivo.
Manchester United slap £120 million price tag on Marcus Rashford
According to a report from Express, Manchester United have set a £120 million price tag for their talisman Marcus Rashford, who has been attracting massive interest from the likes of PSG and Real Madrid.
The Red Devils have slapped such a hefty price tag on their #10 to ward off any interest from the aforementioned teams.
Rashford is yet to sign a new deal with United, although the clause to automatically extend his current contract till June 2024 has been triggered.
Sir Jim Ratcliffe confirms bid for Manchester United
Official: INEOS confirm bid submitted for Man Utd 🚨🔴 #MUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 18, 2023
“Sir Jim Ratcliffe-INEOS made a bid for majority ownership of Manchester United.
“We see role as long-term custodians of Man Utd — invest to make it the number one club in the world again & win the Chanpions League”. pic.twitter.com/0pa0l6y5xE
Man Utd in the hunt to sign Marco Asensio from Madrid
Todofichajes (via The United Stand ) has reported that Manchester United has entered the race to sign Marco Asensio from Real Madrid.
The Spanish winger has found new life in Spain in 2023 scoring goals all over again for Los Blancos. With Asensio tipped to leave Real Madrid in the summer for free, Erik ten Hag could sign the 27-year-old for a bargained price in the summer.
Red Devils keeping close tabs on Giorgio Scalvini
According to Corriere della Sera (via 90min), Manchester United is closely monitoring the situation of Italian defender Giorgio Scalvini. The 19-year-old has been a constant starter for Atalanta and also debuted for the Italian national team last season, raising his stocks.
Man Utd in the race to sign Marcus Thuram on a free transfer
According to Calciomercato, Manchester United are interested in signing Marcus Thuram on a free transfer from Borussia Monchengladbach this summer. The Red Devils, however, may face heavy competition from the Premier League with Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool also in the running.
Qatar consortium confirms bid for total control of Manchester United
Qatari consortium have made an official proposal to acquire 100% ownership of Manchester United. Sheikh Jassim Bin Hamad Al Thani, the chairman of one of Qatar’s biggest banks – QIB, has revealed that he has placed a bid to purchase Manchester United from the Glazers.
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Sheikh Jassim Bin Hamad Al Thani bid in for 100% of Manchester United 🚨🔴 #MUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 17, 2023
“The offer aims to restore the club to its former glory, both on and off the pitch, and will focus on putting fans back at the heart of Manchester United Football Club”.
Full statement ⤵️🚨 pic.twitter.com/c54Zuj1jwi
Ten Hag plots outstanding double swoop for Bono and Castello Lukeba
According to Teamtalk, Manchester United boss Erik Ten Hag is looking to secure a double swoop for goalkeeper Yassine Bounou from Sevilla and centre-back Castello Lukeba from Lyon in the next transfer window.
The report adds that the 31-year-old Moroccan international, Bounou, will leave the Spanish outfit for Man Utd in the summer in pursuit of Champions League football for a fee in the region of €20m, as well as to compete alongside David de Gea for the No. 1 position.
De Gea's current deal runs out in the summer, but he's anticipated to extend his deal on reduced salary. United face competition from fellow top-four hopefuls Tottenham, who are also keen on Bounou.
On the other hand, Lukeba is a ball-playing left-footed centre-back with high-ceiling. Man United will push for a permanent move for the 22-year-old in the summer.
Lautaro Martinez favors United move
Manchester United are after a striker in the upcoming transfer windows and have been linked with Inter Milan's Lautaro Martinez for a while.
Now according to Todofichajes, the Argentine World Cup winner wants the move to Old Trafford if he is made to leave Inter Milan in the summer to balance books. His first priority is still to continue at San Siro.
Manchester United interested in Paulo Dybala
According to Calciomercato, Roma attacker Paulo Dybala has a €12 million clause in his contract that allows him to leave this summer for an overseas club, and Manchester United are keeping an eye on the situation.
The Argentina international has contributed to 19 goals from 21 games so far this season, but has a history of struggled of injury problems.
Paulo Dybala on release clause into his contract for the summer: “The clause is part of the discussion between Roma and my agents — I don’t know what’s gonna happen at the end of the season” 🔴🇦🇷 #ASRoma— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 15, 2023
“I want to work under José Mourinho for sure. I want to win with AS Roma”. pic.twitter.com/xHtVn6f9Aj
Man Utd lining up €120 m offer to bring top target Osimhen to Old Trafford
According to Calciomercato, Manchester United is considering making a mega bid for Napoli striker Victor Osimhen.
While Erik ten Hag's side continues their hunt for a striker, the latest reports suggest they are preparing to submit a €120m offer in a bid to lure the 24-year-old to Old Trafford. He has remained in impressive form this season, having contributed to 20 goals in 18 Serie A appearances.
Manchester United set to rival Arsenal for Inter Milan defender
Arsenal are reportedly interested in signing Manchester United target Denzel Dumfries to bolster their squad in the summer, according to Spanish outlet Fichajes.
The Inter Milan defender has attracted interest from multiple clubs and Inter could be looking to sell him to balance the books.
Barcelona could sell Ansu Fati for €100m
Manchester United have been earlier linked with a move for Barcelona starlet Ansu Fati in the summer. Now journalist Ben Jacobs on his column for CaughtOffside claims the Spaniard could be sold for €100m.
Despite his reduced playing time this season, Jacobs claims that Manchester United still see world-class potential in Fati, and think he brings dynamism and versatility to the table.
Red Devils closing in on the signature of Gabriele Biancheri
Manchester United are set to complete the signing of young talent 2006-born striker Gabriele Biancheri from Cardiff City 🔴🏴🤝🏻 #MUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 14, 2023
Understand it’s 4 year pro contract now completed, just waiting for Fifa approval to finalise the deal. pic.twitter.com/ZnslrA9J4C
Elon Musk monitoring takeover situation at Old Trafford as deadline approaches
Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla and the recently-appointed CEO of Twitter, is closely monitoring Manchester United's takeover situation as the deadline for bids set by the Glazers (February 17) approaches.
Sabitzer satisfied with United
According to multiple reports from England, Manchester United’s latest signing Marcel Sabitzer is very satisfied with his time in England and could try to make his loan deal a permanent one with the Red Devils.
The Austrian midfielder arrived from Bayern Munich in the January transfer window and has had a fantastic start to his stint as a United player.
Speaking to Daily Mail Sabitzer said: “I'm feeling very good here. I like the team, I like the club, the atmosphere in Old Trafford. We will see what happens in the summer”.
Manchester United in advanced talks with Alejandro Garnacho over renewal
The Red Devils have already sent a new contract proposal to Argentine youngster Alejandro Garnacho's entourage, with the negotiations now in advanced stages.
United are confident that they can get the player sign the renewal soon, with just image rights and length of contract being finalised.
Manchester United have already sent the new contract proposal to Alejandro Garnacho and his representatives — talks are very advanced. 🔴🇦🇷 #MUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 13, 2023
Image rights and final contract length among points discussed, but Man Utd have always been confident to get it done soon. pic.twitter.com/GJswh10SqF
Denzel Dumfries' agent is already in contact with Manchester United over potential summer move
According to a report from Gazzetta dello Sport (h/t Sport Witness), Manchester United are already in talks with Denzel Dumfries' agent regarding a potential summer move.
The Dutch right wing-back is on his way out of Inter Milan in the summer and will be available for €50 million. With neither Diogo Dalot nor Aaron Wan-Bissaka able to nail a starting spot under Erik ten Hag yet, the Red Devils are "intensifying contact" with the Dumfries' entourage.
Revealed: Ten Hag's long-term plans for Weghorst and Sabitzer revealed in new report
According to ESPN, Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag is open to handing permanent contracts to winter recruits Marcel Sabitzer and Wout Weghorst if they make a good impression in the next months.
The report adds that the Red Devils boss is hopeful that the prospect of securing permanent moves to United will 'act as incentives for both Sabitzer and striker Wout Weghorst'.
Man Utd keen on summer swoop for Diogo Costa, Porto steadfast on €75m asking price
According to A Bola, Manchester United are interested in signing Porto goalkeeper Diogo Costa during the summer transfer period. The Red Devils currently have David de Gea as their No. 1 starter between the sticks, and talks over a new long-term deal are already underway.
Despite this, there is still rumors that he might be ousted this summer, and A Bola claims that United are interested in Costa.
However, the Portuguese international won’t come for cheap for them. He recently put pen to paper on a new deal with a €75m release clause, and Porto are adamant on demanding the same.
Man Utd ready to cash in on Aaron Wan-Bissaka
According to Football Insider, Manchester United are prepared to let right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka leave at the end of the season, with West Ham said to be weighing up a £22m move. The 25-year-old defender is in the final 18 months of his contract and has been linked with a move away from Old Trafford in January.
And, while the former Crystal Palace right-back has recently enjoyed a good run of games under boss Erik ten Hag, it is understood that United are willing to cash in on him and reinvest, as he enters the final year of his contract.
Manchester United could sign Dybala for cheap
Manchester United could sign AS Roma forward Paulo Dybala by paying his £10.7m release clause next summer, according to CalcioMercato.
Dybala has been excellent for AS Roma this season with 7 goals and 6 assists in 15 league games. Manchester United will have to move quickly if they want to get him for a bargain, as the report states that Roma are looking to increase his wages and nullify the release clause.
Manchester United target David Raya talks about his future
Manchester United target David Raya, who is currently the first-choice goalkeeper at Brentford, has explained why he turned down two contract extension offers from the club.
It is clear that the Spanish goalkeeper's future lies away from the Gtech Community Stadium, which will be positive news for the Red Devils.
Manchester United keeping tabs on Belgian teenager
Manchester United are monitoring Royal Antwerp teenager Arthur Vermeeren, according to Daily Mail.
The 18-year-old midfielder recently signed a new contract with the Belgian side till 2026 and is tipped by coach Mark van Bommel to have a big future for the Belgium national team.
Vermeeren is valued at £20 million and is followed by Newcastle United and some more Premier League clubs.
Manchester United monitoring Barcelona starlet Ansu Fati
Manchester United are one of the Premier League teams keeping tabs on Ansu Fati's status at Barcelona as he is reportedly leaving the club in the summer.
Barcelona, however, view him as crucial for the present and the future, but they haven't ruled out the possibility of the 20-year-old Spaniard leaving the club.
Premier League clubs, tracking Ansu Fati situation for next summer. Manchester United, Arsenal, Liverpool well informed. 🇪🇸 #FCB— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 10, 2023
Bayern, currently not working on it.
Barcelona insist they want to keep Ansu — second part of the season will be crucial.
🎥 https://t.co/2oGweLGEwY pic.twitter.com/61Sso8Kb0l
Five bidders emerge in the race for Manchester United's takeover
According to a report from the Daily Mail, five bidders have emerged as possible suitors for the takeover of Manchester United.
A group of Qatari private investors are reportedly going to launch an attempt at a full takeover of the club, while there is also interest from Saudi Arabia (not the owners of Newcastle United), United States of America, and Sir Jim Ratcliffe, Britain's richest man.
Per the report, the Glazers want £6 billion for the club.
Manchester United lodge £58m offer for Valverde
Spanish publication Nacional has reported that Manchester United has submitted an official bid worth £58m for Real Madrid’s midfielder Federico Valverde.
The Uruguayan has failed to replicate his form before the World Cup after the event in Qatar being dropped to the bench by Ancelotti.
Los Blancos have had a shambolic run of form in 2023, and Valverde has been poor himself and could be lured by the Red Devils.
Red Devils keeping tabs on Italian centre-back
According to the Daily Mail, Manchester United is monitoring Alessandro Bastoni from Inter Milan.
The Italian’s contract runs down in 2024 and the club could be willing to sell him in the summer if he doesn’t agree to extend his contract.
Previous reports had suggested that Erik ten Hag is looking to bolster his defense with reinforcements and Bastoni could be a name on the list.
Kobbie Mainoo signs new deal with United
The 17-year-old academy product, Kobbie Mainoo, has signed a new long-term deal, Manchester United confirmed in an official statement.
A Red future 🔴— Manchester United (@ManUtd) February 9, 2023
Congratulations to Kobbie Mainoo, who has today signed a new long-term contract with United! ✍️#MUFC || #MUAcademy
Erik ten Hag not entirely convinced of Tammy Abraham
AS Roma striker Tammy Abraham is seen by Manchester United as one of the forwards who could lead their attack next season and replace Cristiano Ronaldo. However, now Fichajes claims that manager Erik ten Hag isn't too keen on signing the Englishman.
As per the report, while Abraham has shown much improvement under AS Roma manager Jose Mourinho, Ten Hag still has doubts about his prowess in front of goal.
Napoli president claims Man Utd target Victor Osimhen is not for sale
Victor Osimhen has emerged as the best striker in Europe this season, so it doesn’t come as a surprise that the Nigeria international is being linked with a move to Old Trafford.
As per The Telegraph, the 24-year-old would cost in excess of £100m, however, Napoli are reluctant to let go their talisman.
Speaking about the Nigerian hitman’s future in Naples, Napoli president Aurelio de Laurentiis has said that the striker is not for sale this summer.
Napoli president Aurelio de Laurentiis on Victor Osimhen’s future: “I can tell you that Osimhen is not for sale”, says to @SportBild. 🚨🔵🇳🇬 #transfers— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 8, 2023
“Our players are in demand, but I don't have to sell anyone. We don't have any debts”, de Laurentiis added. pic.twitter.com/AUPQShCWqI
Man Utd told to pay €100m to sign Eintracht Frankfurt striker Randal Kolo Muani
According to L'Equipe, Manchester United will need to pay €100m to sign Eintracht Frankfurt forward Randal Kolo Muani this summer. The Red Devils are believed to be admirers of the France international and were touted with him after the World Cup.
Eintracht are reportedly willing to entertain bids for the 24-year-old this summer, but will want a hefty fee. The Bundesliga outfit valued him at €80m prior to him excelling at the World Cup, but that figure has now risen to €100 million due to his outstanding performance this season.
Qatari investors set to bid for Manchester United
EXCLUSIVE: Qatari investors will bid for Manchester United within DAYS and are 'confident' of blowing competitors out of the water - with Erik ten Hag set to be handed a HUGE transfer kitty if they take overhttps://t.co/043bs4aAHc— MailOnline Sport (@MailSport) February 7, 2023
Manchester United face setback in Kane pursuit
Manchester United are looking to sign their next lead marksman after the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo from Old Trafford. Reportedly Tottenham Hotspur ace Harry Kane is on top of their targets list.
However, now The Times reports, that Tottenham Hotspur are only willing to sell their all-time top scorer to a non-Premier League side, which could be bad news for Manchester United.
Man Utd in advanced contract talks with Diogo Dalot
Manchester United are in advanced contract renewal talks with Diogo Dalot amid interest from Catalan giants Barcelona, according to Spanish publication Mundo Deportivo. The Portuguese was in fine form during the first half of the campaign.
However, he has had a tricky time since the start of the season, but it appears he has done enough this season to deserve a new bumper deal.
The highly-rated defender is currently hoping to recover from his injury in the near future so that he can restore his starting spot from Aaron Wan-Bissaka.
Manchester United monitoring Yannick Carrasco from Atleti
Spanish publication AS has reported that Manchester United is closely monitoring Yannick Carrasco from Atletico Madrid.
The Belgian international could be intrigued in a change in scenery as Los Rojiblancos are filled with forwards in their attack department.
Although Barcelona holds a €20m purchase option on the 29-year-old, it could be unlikely that the Catalan pay that fee for Carrasco considering their financial woes boosting United’s chance of signing the Belgian.
Red Devils vying to offload deadwood to facilitate transfers of Kane and Rice
The Mirror has reported that Manchester United are looking to get rid of six players in order to facilitate the transfer of Harry Kane and Declan Rice.
The Red Devils are looking to bolster their squad under Erik ten Hag and feel that the English duo could serve as the perfect addition.
The English club is looking to offload Harry Maguire, Anthony Martial, Scott McTominay, Donny van de Beek, Eric Bailly, and Alex Telles to bring in money to fund the transfer.
United plotting a €107m swoop of Victor Osimhen
According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, Manchester United will send an offer worth €107m to Napoli for Victor Osimhen.
The Red Devils signed Wout Weghorst in January but the club views the Dutch striker as a temporary solution and are eager to get Victor Osimhen to England.
If Erik ten Hag and co. pay €107m for the Nigerian goal machine, they’ll break the Premier League record of the most expensive signing in the process.
Manchester United keeping tabs on Borja Iglesias
Manchester United are in search of a striker in the upcoming transfer windows and are interested in signing Real Betis forward Borja Iglesias according to reports in Fichajes.
They are set to face competition from Brighton in the signing of the 30-year-old Spaniard.
Red Devils monitoring Boca Juniors' 23-year-old forward
According to Jeunes Footeux, Manchester United is looking to sign Boca Juniors forward Mateo Retegui.
The 23-year-old has bashed 23 goals in all competitions for the Argentine outfit and is considered a great option by the Red Devils.
The English heavyweights are looking to sign a backup for Marcus Rashford, and Retegui could fit the bill.
Federico Valverde to cost United a fortune
Manchester United will have to reportedly pay €72m for the signature of Real Madrid star Federico Valverde.
Fichajes has published that the Red Devils will have to fork out a large fee for the signature of the Uruguayan midfielder despite Real Madrid’s reluctance to sell the player.
Valverde is an influential cog in Ancelotti’s eleven considering his capability to play in different positions and the English heavyweights will have to convince the Spanish reigning champions to complete the transfer.
Manchester United plotting a swoop of Ansu Fati
According to the Spanish publication Sport, Manchester United is looking to sign Ansu Fati from Barcelona.
The Spanish youngster has failed to find regular starts under Xavi after the arrival of Robert Lewandowski and could be intrigued by a change in scenery.
Having failed to acquire Frenkie De Jong from Barca, Erik ten Hag would be eager to sign Ansu Fati next summer to bolster their forward battery and their title chances.
Marcel Sabitzer all praises for Erik ten Hag
Marcel Sabitzer: “I’m here at Man Utd to give everything in training, every day, that's what I'm here for”. 🔴 #MUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 3, 2023
“I like the way ten Hag plays, the way his teams play, he's a good coach and I have looking forward to meeting him and playing under him”. pic.twitter.com/ws0wU8VMTH
Alejandro Garnacho on the verge of extending Red Devils' contract
AS has reported that Manchester United has formalized a deal with Argentine wonderkid Alejandro Garnacho to extend his contract until 2028.
The young Albiceleste winger was receiving massive attention from multiple European elites after his exploits for the Red Devils and the English heavyweights have brushed aside the rumors with a new contract.
The report states that both Manchester United and Garnacho have identified the financial aspect of the deal and are just waiting for the distribution of image rights to be settled before making it official.
Manchester United with a big decision to make on Osimhen in the summer
Manchester United are looking at the market options for the striker position in the upcoming transfer windows and have long been linked with Napoli's talisman up front, Victor Osimhen. According to reports in the Daily Mail, Napoli have set the asking price of £90m for the Serie A top scorer and Erik ten Hag's side have a decision to make in the summer.
Osimhen has a contract till 2025 and the talks of renewal haven't been held yet. Manchester United are set to face competition from PSG to sign the Nigerian international.
Manchester United offer €80 million for Fede Valverde
El Nacional claims that Manchester United are prepared to pay €80 million to acquire the services of Real Madrid midfielder Fede Valverde.
Florentino Perez, the president of Los Blancos, won't bargain since he thinks the Uruguayan is an irreplaceable member of the team.
Axel Tuanzebe joins Stoke City on loan
Manchester United have announced that defender Axel Tuanzebe is set to spend the rest of the 2022-23 season on loan at Championship side Stoke City.
➡️ Axel Tuanzebe has joined Stoke City on loan for the remainder of 2022/23.— Manchester United (@ManUtd) February 1, 2023
Good luck, Ax 💪#MUFC
OFFICIAL: Marcel Sabitzer joins Manchester United
Marcel Sabitzer has completed his move to Manchester United on a loan deal that will last until the end of the season.
Here's what the Austrian told the club's official website:
“Sometimes in life you have to make quick and important decisions. From the moment I heard about this opportunity I knew it was right for me. I am a competitive player; I want to win and help the club achieve its aims this season.
“I feel that I am at my peak as a player, and that I can contribute a lot of experience and energy to the squad. I am excited to start with my new team-mates and manager and to show my qualities to Manchester United fans.”
Official, completed. Marcel Sabitzer joins Manchester United on loan from Bayern 🚨🔴 #MUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 1, 2023
Sabitzer: “I feel that I am at my peak as a player, and that I can contribute a lot of experience and energy to the squad. I am excited to start with my new team-mates and manager”. pic.twitter.com/wItg8idgH1
Sabitzer to join on a dry loan
Bayern Munich midfielder Marcel Sabitzer will join Manchester United on a loan deal without any option/obligation to buy, according to journalist Christian Falk.
TRUE✅ @ManUtd will have no buy-option for Marcel Sabitzer @BILD_Sport— Christian Falk (@cfbayern) January 31, 2023
Sabitzer en route to Manchester to complete loan move
Marcel Sabitzer is now on his way to Manchester in order to complete his move to Man United 🚨✈️ #DeadlineDay— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 31, 2023
🎥 @Sky_Torben @SkySportDepic.twitter.com/CpHfOag0Z7
Personal terms agreed with Sabitzer
According to journalist Fabrizio Romano, personal terms have been agreed between Manchester United and Bayern Munich midfielder Marcel Sabitzer.
Sabitzer will reportedly travel to Manchester later and hope to complete the move once both clubs reach an agreement as well.
🚨 Manchester United have agreed personal terms with Marcel Sabitzer — he has immediately accepted and he wants to work under Erik ten Hag. #MUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 31, 2023
He will be in Manchester later tonight waiting for breakthrough in the talks between Man Utd and Bayern on loan deal. pic.twitter.com/0ZEaqP9EhB
Sabitzer gunning for Manchester United move
According to journalist Fabrizio Romano, Bayern Munich midfielder Marcel Sabitzer looks forward to joining Manchester United and is ready to leave the Bavarians.
With Christian Eriksen out for some time, Sabitzer will immediately deputise for them in midfield. Both clubs are working on reaching an agreement, per Romano.
Marcel Sabitzer wants to leave and Manchester United are now pushing in talks with Bayern. Discussions on the formula of the deal, ongoing. 🚨🔴 #MUFC #DeadlineDay— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 31, 2023
Chelsea are currently busy with other deals and not with Sabitzer as things stand. pic.twitter.com/biAyw4XkXW
Manchester United approach Bayern for Sabitzer
According to Florian Plettenberg, Manchester United have asked Bayern Munich about the availability of midfielder Marcel Sabitzer.
With Christian Eriksen's long-term injury, Manchester United reportedly are looking to reinforce their midfield.
❗️Excl. News #Sabitzer: @ManUtd AND @ChelseaFC have BOTH inquired about Sabitzer today. They push for a transfer now. Bayern in talks with the clubs. #MUFC #CFC @SkySportDE 🇦🇹 pic.twitter.com/ROBUIuyFsa— Florian Plettenberg (@Plettigoal) January 31, 2023
Manchester United unlikely to sign Eriksen replacement
Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag (via Fabrizio Romano) stated that it will be difficult to sign a replacement for recently injured midfielder Christian Eriksen before the window closes.
Eriksen suffered an ankle injury in Manchester United's FA Cup win against Reading and could be out for as long as May. Ten Hag assured that there are enough good players in the club to take his place.
Facundo Pellistri to stay at United
According to journalist Fabrizio Romano, Manchester United forward Facundo Pellistri will not go on loan to another club this winter, as manager Erik ten Hag highly rates him and sees the winger as an essential part of the squad.
Understand Manchester United have confirmed to Facundo Pellistri that he’s not leaving today ⛔️🔴 #MUFC #DeadlineDay— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 31, 2023
No loan move, no chance — ten Hag wants Pellistri as part of the squad. pic.twitter.com/Q0OiytEin5
Anthony Elanga in Barcelona's radar
According to ESPN, Barcelona are considering making a loan move for Manchester United starlet Anthony Elanga before the window closes.
He is seen as a replacement for both the recently-departed Memphis Depay and the currently injured Ousmane Dembélé.
United unwilling to sell Lindelöf to Inter Milan
According to journalist Ekrem Konur, Manchester United are against selling defender Victor Lindelöf to Inter Milan in this window.
Inter Milan are looking for a replacement for Milan Škriniar who could join PSG before the deadline, and have also reportedly enquired about Harry Maguire from Manchester United.
❌Inter Milan want to sign Victor Lindelöf, but Manchester United will not allow the Swedish defender to leave. 🇸🇪 🔵#IMInter 🔴#MUFC— Ekrem KONUR (@Ekremkonur) January 31, 2023
Harry Maguire makes future decision after Inter Milan’s loan bid
Manchester United skipper Harry Maguire has turned down a loan transfer to Inter Milan to stay with the club for the rest of the season, according to The Daily Star. The England international, 29, has had a tough campaign under manager Erik ten Hag and he has been a regular on the bench since the disastrous outing at Brentford.
Inter Milan contact Manchester United for a loan deal for Harry Maguire
According to a report from the Daily Mail, Inter Milan have contacted Manchester United and enquired about a possible loan deal for Harry Maguire, although the English international's desire is to wait until the summer to decide his future.
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Manchester United close to signing Cardiff City youngster
Manchester United are close to completing the signing of Cardiff City's Gabriele Biancheri according to reports in The Athletic. The player has done the medical over the weekend and is now set to sign a scholar contract with the club.
Manchester United give their verdict on Swedish star's future
Manchester United have decided against accepting any loan or permanent deal for center-back Victor Lindelof. Erik ten Hag is said to be counting on the player and they have held off interest from Inter Milan and Atletico Madrid.
Manchester United have decided not to accept any loan or permanent deal bid for Victor Lindelof. He’s staying, ten Hag counts on him. 🚨⛔️ #MUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 29, 2023
Inter approached United for Lindelof in the last few days — Atlético Madrid has also asked for him weeks ago. pic.twitter.com/7Jy4HamKCn
Inter Milan eyeing a move for Victor Lindelof
Inter Milan are looking at options to replace star center-back, Milan Skriniar, in case the Slovenian leaves for PSG. Manchester United's Swedish center-back, Victor Lindelof, is one the shortlist but United are reluctant to let him leave according to reports by transfer guru, Fabrizio Romano.
Inter are exploring options to replace Milan Skriniar in case agreement will be reached with PSG to anticipate the deal in January. 🔵 #transfers— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 29, 2023
Victor Lindelof, option in the list but Man United want to keep him - as Lille don't want to sell Tiago Djaló now. pic.twitter.com/GpYY5f53sR
Ten Hag blocks Elanga PSV loan
According to the Daily Mail, PSV Eindhoven have enquired about the availability of Anthony Elanga for a loan deal until the end of the season, but Ten Hag is hesitant to let him go as he wants to have as much depth at all positions as possible.
De Vrij on Manchester United's radar
According to Italian outlet SportItalia, via TeamTalk, Manchester United are among the clubs considering a move for Inter Milan defender Stefan De Vrij. De Vrij’s current deal with Inter is due to run out in the summer, meaning he is allowed to speak to other clubs over signing a pre-contract agreement. The 30-year-old Netherlands international would fit into United's current transfer policy.
Harry Kane will cost Man Utd over £300m next summer
Harry Kane has been linked with a switch to Manchester United in recent weeks, although such a transfer would require the Red Devils to break the bank, as well as the newly-established 'Ronaldo wage-cap rule'.
The Daily Star has reported that any move for Kane will cost in excess of £300m, which will include £120m transfer fee to be paid to Tottenham in addition to the Englishman's likely salary demands of over £375,000-per-week on a long-term contract.
Erik ten Hag confirms Facundo Pellistri will stay at United
Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag has claimed that Facundo Pellistri will stay at Old Trafford for the rest of the season amid rumours linking him with a loan move.
“The way we put Facundo on Wednesday [against Nottingham Forest in the FA Cup], that’s a clear signal,” Ten Hag stated.
“We have our ideas, for some players we are open for loans but with some players we are not, they’ve to develop first in our environment.”
Erik ten Hag confirms chances for Facu Pellistri to stay at Man Utd: “The way we put Facundo on Wednesday, that’s a clear signal” 🔴🇺🇾 #MUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 27, 2023
“We have our ideas, for some players we are open for loans but with some players we are not, they’ve to develop first in our environment”. pic.twitter.com/b4jsdaoOjm
Manchester United can sign Dani Olmo for €70-75 million in the summer
Manchester United can reignite their interest in RB Leipzig star Dani Olmo in the summer as he could be signed if the German club receive an offer in the region of €70-75 million, according to journalist Christian Falk.
Olmo has struggled for fitness in the last 18 months or so, but has proved to be a valuable asset for Leipzig whenever he is fit. United is one of the clubs interested in him and they now have a chance to sign him in the summer.
My „Falk‘s Fact Files“ @caughtoffside: @ManUtd could steal a march over @FCBarcelona in the race for Dani Olmo, as a release clause is set to be added if the player will sign a new contract @RBLeipzig Amount: €70 til 75 Miohttps://t.co/jCb5S9k5Zd— Christian Falk (@cfbayern) January 27, 2023
PSV interested in signing Anthony Elanga
According to Dutch journalist Rik Elfrink, PSV consider Manchester United winger Anthony Elanga as one of the options to strengthen their attack.
PSV are in desperate need of reinforcements for their attack after the departures of Cody Gakpo and Noni Madueke to Liverpool and Chelsea respectively.
PSV heeft aanvaller Elanga van Manchester United in het vizier en schaakt op meerdere borden. Zie: https://t.co/BvvjvwbVeg— Rik Elfrink (@RikElfrink) January 27, 2023
Man United to launch €120m Osimhen pursuit next summer
According to Italian football transfer expert Gianluca Di Marzio, via Dutch outlet Soccer News, Manchester United are likely to launch another attack for Napoli striker Victor Osimhen in the summer, and are plotting a record-breaking move for the 23-year-old. However, there is likely to be competition for the in-form striker.
And it is claimed the Italian side could be ready to let Osimhen leave once they win the Scudetto this season. Any deal is likely to cost a whopping €120m fee, although, it is said that United are prepared to spend such an amount to get Erik ten Hag his ideal striker.
Man Utd set to sanction loan exodus for youngsters
Manchester United are set to give the green light to several loan departures before Tuesday's transfer deadline, according to Manchester Evening News.
Charlie Savage has already joined League One strugglers Forest Green on loan, and Erik ten Hag is willing to allow other youngsters move in quest of first-team experience.
Charlie McNeill, Di'Shon Bernard, and Bjorn Hardley are all likely to go on loan, while Zidane Iqbal might move if the perfect opportunity arises, despite the fact that the Iraq international has been part of the first-team squad this season.
Man Utd hold talks with agent of Denzel Dumfries over late January move
According to Calciomercato, Denzel Dumfries' agent Rafaela Pimenta has flown to the UK to discuss with a host of Premier League clubs the prospect of signing his client in a late winter swoop.
Aside from Manchester United, Newcastle and Chelsea are also believed to be targeted by Pimenta as potential destinations for the Inter Milan star.
Inter Milan are demanding somewhere between €40-50 million for the 26-year-old Dutch international. However, the report also adds that a summer transfer is far more likely.
United could make Haidara summer swoop
Manchester United may consider revisiting their interest in Malian midfielder Amadou Haidara in the summer transfer window if the RB Leipzig star remains at the Bundesliga club this month.
The 24-year-old has been linked with a move to Brighton, who reportedly had an offer rejected for the Mali international.
Haidara was strongly linked with a move to Old Trafford, before United signed Casemiro last summer. However, according to The Independent, the Red Devils could return for the box-to-box midfielder in the summer as Erik ten Hag looks to bolster midfield depth at his disposal.
Man Utd plot move to sign £44m-rated Betis winger Luiz Henrique
Manchester United are reportedly keen on signing Real Betis ace Luiz Henrique and have been closely monitoring him for some time now.
That’s according to Mundo Deportivo, who claim that the Red Devils have conducted multiple scouting missions on the 22-year-old winger. The Brazilian is an exciting young talent, but his £44 million asking price appears to be a bit steep.
Red Devils don't consider Dusan Vlahovic a 'feasible option'
According to the Express, Erik Ten Hag and company have backed out of the race to sign Dusan Vlahovic from Juventus.
The Italian giants were docked 15 crucial points in the Serie-A opening the floodgates for many big names to leave.
And with the Serbian receiving massive interest from multiple Premier League clubs including Arsenal and Manchester United.
But the Red Devils don’t consider Vlahovic a feasible option especially considering Rashford’s form and Weghorst’s recent arrival at Old Trafford.
Man Utd keen on signing Real Betis striker Borja Iglesias
Manchester United are said to be in the mix to sign Real Betis and Spain striker Borja Iglesias. That's according to the Spanish outlet estadio deportivo, who say the Red Devils have their eyes set on Iglesias.
The 30-year-old, who is valued at €40m by the Verdiblancos, has garnered plenty of interest from the Premier League, with clubs like Fulham, Brighton and Brentford among the teams mentioned.
United willing to pay €100m for Federico Chiesa
According to Calciomercatoweb, Manchester United are willing to meet Juventus' asking price of €100m for ace Federico Chiesa.
With the recent controversy surrounding them, Juventus are looking to generate some revenue and may sell their stars such as Chiesa.
Man Utd teenager Charlie Savage agrees loan deal with Forest Green Rovers
The 19-year-old box-to-box midfielder, who is the son of former Wales international Robbie Savage, is a Manchester United academy product, and made one senior appearance for the club, a substitute outing in the 1-1 UEFA Champions League draw against Young Boys in December 2021.
According to BBC Sport, Savage has agreed a loan deal with Forest Green until the remainder of the season. Several Championship clubs apparently expressed interest in him, but he chose to join the League One club on promise of regular minutes to carry on his development.
Man Utd handed boost in Martin Zubimendi race
Manchester United have received a big boost in signing Real Sociedad midfielder Martin Zubimendi, who prefers to play in the Premier League, as per Mundo Deportivo.
His rapid progress has caught the attention of Spanish giants Barcelona, but it is now claimed that the playmaker is eyeing a move to the English top-flight, albeit he has said 'no' to a move to Arsenal this winter.
Zubimendi, who has a buy-out clause worth €60m in his contract, is focused on staying with Sociedad until the summer before switching clubs.
Manchester United will allow Maguire and McTominay to leave in summer
Manchester United are going to allow Harry Maguire and Scott McTominay to leave the club, but not until the summer, according to a report from talkSPORT.
Although Erik ten Hag's long-term plans do not include either of them, the Dutch manager still believes that the duo have a part to play in the remainder of the season.
Maguire has received an offer from West Ham United, while McTominay has garnered interested from Southampton and Newcastle.
Man United join race to sign Chelsea target Malo Gusto
According to French journalist Fabrice Hawkins, Manchester United have entered the race to capture Chelsea target Malo Gusto.
The 19-year-old is regarded as one of the best young right-backs in European football and Chelsea are understood to be the front-runners to land him.
The Blues have already initiated contact with Lyon over a transfer, and have agreed personal terms over a long-term deal with the player.
The west Londoners have also made an opening offer to the French outfit. It is now claimed that the Red Devils have entered the pursuit of the young attacking right-back, and plan to hijack Chelsea's move.
🔴🔵 Malo Gusto a un accord contractuel avec Chelsea— Fabrice Hawkins (@FabriceHawkins) January 23, 2023
🔹 Les Blues ont formulé une première offre.
🔹 Un contrat longue durée de plus de 5 ans l’attend
🔹Manchester United s’est aussi positionné et a demandé au joueur de ne pas se précipiter
🔹Chelsea suit toujours D.Dumfries pic.twitter.com/yLMZmp04jD
Man United ready to battle PSG for €60m Brazilian wonderkid
Manchester United are reportedly set to rival Paris Saint-Germain in the race to sign Brazilian youngster Vitor Roque, who has a €60 million release clause inserted into his contract, although Athletico Paranaense would accept less than that for the talented teenager.
According to Italian publication Gazzetta dello Sport, United must get their act together fast if they are to sign the prodigy, with PSG prepared to make a raid on Athletico for the youngster’s signature.
David De Gea agrees to a pay-cut to secure long-term deal
According to the Sun, David De Gea is prepared to slash his wages to continue as the no.1 goalkeeper for Manchester United.
The Spanish shot-stopper joined the club in 2011 and has since risen through the ranks to become United’s top earners. De Gea garners a salary of £375,000-a-week and the Manchester outfit wants him to continue but at reduced wages.
The report suggests that if the 32-year-old is offered a contract worth three years he would agree to the Red Devils’ demands of accepting a pay cut of 25 percent.
With De Gea looking for security rather than monetary incentives, the star player wants to extend his contract soon rather than lingering on the situation until the summer.
Man United cool interest in Marco Reus
According to The Daily Mail, Manchester United have opted not to pursue the signature of Borussia Dortmund captain Marco Reus.
The German star surfaced as a surprise target for the Red Devils recently, as it was reported that his agent Dirk Hebel had a closed door secret meeting with Red Devils manager Erik ten Hag.
A Bosman transfer in the summer was mooted as a possibility, but it is now believed that the Red Devils have decided not to follow-up their interest in the 33-year-old.
Manchester United to make a decision on Pellistri next week
Manchester United will decide next week whether they want to send Uruguayan youngster, Facundo Pellistri, on loan or not. Valencia alongside two other Serie A clubs are possible destinations for the youngster, according to transfer guru Fabrizio Romano.
Understand Flamengo are no longer a loan option for Facundo Pellistri. Valencia are pushing while there are two Serie A clubs as possibilities on the table. 🔴🇺🇾 #MUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 22, 2023
Manchester United will decide next week whether they want to send Facundo on loan or not. pic.twitter.com/6RQzpsa8Vx
Newcastle give United competition for Benzema
As per El Nacional, Manchester United will face competition from league rivals Newcastle United for the signing of Real Madrid star Karim Benzema.
Benzema's contract expires at the end of the season and reportedly Manchester United boss Erik ten hag wants the Red Devils to do anything to sign him.
However, the report states that if Newcastle United qualify for the Champions League they will be willing to pay Benzema whatever he wants.
Manchester United to offer mega contract to Garnacho
Manchester United are prepared to offer 18-year-old, Alejandro Garnacho, a mega eight-year deal, according to reports in The Mirror.
The same outlet reports that the youngster is looking for a 4-year deal instead with talks stalling over the player's wages.
Mancheter United keeping tabs on Lovro Majer
Manchester United are interested in signing Croatian international Lovro Majer according to reports in the Jeunes Footeux.
The 24-year-old Rennes midfielder has three and a half years left in his contract and has been impressive with his performances this season.
United look to sign Reus in the summer
According to CalcioMercato (via Fichajes), Manchester United are in talks to sign Borussia Dortmund ace Marco Reus for free in the summer.
Reus' contract expires at the end of the campaign with no hint of a renewal so far. Manchester United gaffer Erik ten Hag is a huge admirer of the German and seeks to add him to his squad, as per the report.
Dortmund pull out of Elanga race
Borussia Dortmund have pulled out of the race to sign Manchester United young winger Anthony Elanga, according to reports in Sky Sports Deutschland.
Manchester United considering exchange deal to sign Theo Hernandez
According to Calciomercatoweb, Manchester United are reportedly weighing up a high-profile swap deal involving Diogo Dalot and Anthony Martial to sign Theo Hernandez from Serie A giants AC Milan in the summer.
The Red Devils ready to advance a stunning swap offer to tempt Milan into selling their prized asset that will see Martial, and Dalot – both of whom have contracts expiring in 2024 – move the other way in a direct swap.
However, Milan rates the France international at around €60 million, and believe the two recommended players, taking into account their contractual situations, would fall short of the required sum, which would demand a substantial economic readjustment.
Man Utd plot summer move for Osimhen or Ramos
Manchester United are plotting a summer swoop for Benfica forward Goncalo Ramos as Erik ten Hag looks to sign a top-notch striker, according to the Daily Mail.
Ramos has emerged as a top target following his outstanding form for club and country this season, notably scoring a stunning hat-trick for Portugal against Switzerland at the World Cup.
The Portuguese international, though, is not the only £100 million-rated striker on their shortlist, as the tabloid reports that they are also interested in signing Napoli talisman Victor Osimhen.
Man Utd, Chelsea to battle Spurs for Brentford goalkeeper David Raya
Raya, who was included in Spain's 2022 World Cup squad, has enjoyed an impressive 2022-23 campaign in for the Bees. However, Raya's long-term future in West London has been thrown into doubt since his contract is set to expire in 18 months.
Spurs have reportedly identified the Spaniard as a possible replacement for long-serving shot-stopper Hugo Lloris, 36, whose contract expires in the summer.
However, as per The Telegraph report, Man United and Chelsea are both set to rival Spurs in the race to land Raya this summer.
Alejandro Garnacho close to signing contract extension
According to an exclusive report from The Telegraph, Argentine sensation Alejandro Garnacho is close to signing a contract extension with Manchester United.
Garnacho's contract with United runs till June 2025. However, the 18-year-old has been one of the brightest players for the Red Devils this season. His cameo off the bench against Man City to deliver the match-winning assist for Marcus Rashford's goal was among his best displays yet.
West Ham interested in signing Man Utd captain Maguire on loan
West Ham are eager to sign Red Devils outcast Harry Maguire on loan from Manchester United, according to Mirror.
The England international, 29, has fallen down the pecking order at Old Trafford following the summer arrival of Lisandro Martinez and believes a move away from the spotlight of Old Trafford will help him resurrect his career.
The Hammers have also shortlisted 22-year-old Senegal international Formose Mendy, who has a contract with French Ligue 2 outfit Amiens until 2025.
Man Utd in advanced negotiations to sign Fulham right-back Kevin Mbabu
Manchester United are reportedly in advanced negotiations to land out-of-favour 27-year-old right-back Kevin Mbabu from Fulham during the January transfer window.
That’s according to a report from Tuttomercatoweb, who claim that Man United boss Erik ten Hag is looking to replace wantaway Aaron Wan-Bissaka with the Switzerland international.
The Red Devils are said to be in pole positon to bring Mbabu to Old Trafford, ahead of newly-promoted Italian outfit Monza, and the talks over a potential transfer have reached the 'advanced negotiation' stage in the last few hours.
Sir Jim Ratcliffe enters race to buy Manchester United
According to The Times, English businessman Jim Ratcliffe has entered the race to take over Manchester United from the Glazer Family.
Ratcliffe is a well-known Manchester United fan and has been looking to buy a football club for a long time. With the Glazers looking to sell the Red Devils before the end of the campaign, this could prove to be a perfect opportunity for him.
Manchester United in a three-way race for Victor Osimhen
According to reports in the Il Mattino, Manchester United are in the race to sign Napoli's star striker, Victor Osimhen but the Red Devils will have to pay around £133 million for the player.
The club from Manchester will face competition from Premier League rivals Arsenal and Newcastle United. Napoli are struggling to strike a deal to extend his contract beyond its current expiry date in 2025.
Red Devils receive second offer for Anthony Elanga
Borussia Dortmund is the latest outfit to join the race to sign Manchester United’s young forward Anthony Elanga on loan, reports talkSPORT(via Fabrizio Romano).
The German club has shown signs of struggle in the Bundesliga, currently seeded in the Conference League qualifiers spot, and will therefore look to exploit the option of signing the Swedish forward.
Borussia Dortmund have explored the conditions of loan deal to sign Anthony Elanga from Manchester United, it’s concrete as reported by @talksport 🟡⚫️ #BVB— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 16, 2023
Understand player side would be open to Bundesliga move, Everton are also interested. Decision up to Man United. #MUFC pic.twitter.com/kcPjwFA66k
Manchester United targeting Leicester City's midfielder
Manchester United are eyeing Leicester City and Belgium's star midfielder, Youri Tielemans, in the January transfer window according to reports in the SI.
The 25-year-old is at the end of his contract in June and the Foxes will be hoping to make some money on the midfielder instead of letting him leave for free.
Manchester United eyeing Inter Milan defender
Manchester United have reportedly held talks to sign Inter Milan's Denzel Dumfries, according to TuttoMercatoWeb.
Man Utd keeping tabs on several young Eredivisie stars including Ajax's Jurrien Timber
According to The Sun, Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag has told the club’s scouts to monitor over a dozen young Dutch stars including summer target Jurrien Timber.
The Dutchman has already brought Lisandro Martinez and Antony from the Eredivisie to Old Trafford since arriving last summer. Ten Hag is now considering returning to his favourite fishing pond in order to reduce the average squad age at Old Trafford.
Aside from Ajax's highly-rated centre-back Timber, the club are also keeping an eye on Ajax's teenage duo Devyne Rensch and Kenneth Taylor with a view to future moves.
The club are also keeping tabs Swedish winger Jesper Karlsson playing for AZ Alkmaar. PSV midfielder Joey Veerman has also been glanced at by United recruitment tem.
Manchester United interested in signing Real Betis winger Henrique
Manchester United and Arsenal are set to battle it out for the signing of Real Betis' speedy winger Luiz Henrique, according to Spanish outlet Fichajes.
Arsenal are eager to add a quality winger to their squad this month after losing Mykhaylo Mudryk race to Chelsea, while the same goes for the Red Devils, who need another offensive option after missing out on key target Cody Gakpo, with the Dutchman snubbing them in favour of a Liverpool switch.
Red Devils fear losing De Gea to Bayern
According to reports, Bayern Munich is weighing up a move for Manchester United’s shot-stopper David De Gea.
The Spaniard’s contract with the Red Devils expires in June and the club will need to formulate a deal as they are looking to reduce his salary worth £375,000 a week.
If Manchester United brings in De Gea’s replacement, the 32-year-old could be willing to make a switch to Germany.
Everton looking to sign Anthony Elanga on-loan
Football Insider has reported that Everton is eyeing a loan move for Anthony Elanga from Manchester United.
The Swedish forward has fallen down the pecking order under Erik ten Hag and could look to switch to another English club for the remainder of the season.
The Toffees are in need of an electrifying forward that could support their star striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin and the club thinks Elanga could be their man if they strike a deal.
Donny Van De Beek ruled out for the remainder of the season
Manchester United’s Dutch manager Erik ten Hag has confirmed that Donny Van De Beek has been ruled out for the remainder of the season, according to Fabrizio Romano (via hirstclass).
The Dutch midfielder sustained an injury in the Red Devils’ victory against Bournemouth and will not return before United’s pre-season.
Although Ten Hag feels this break could help Van De Beek and be available before the start of his team’s campaign next summer.
Ten Hag confirms Donny van de Beek is out for the rest of season: “It’s terrible when you get a bad tackle and a bad injury during the season” 🚨 #MUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 13, 2023
“But in the long-term it is looking really good — he will be back for the start of pre-season”, Ten Hag says — via @hirstclass. pic.twitter.com/xyG9CGFbbH
OFFICIAL : Wout Weghorst joins Manchester United on loan
Manchester United has revealed that Dutch striker Wout Weghorst has joined the English club from Beskitas on a loan deal.
The Red Devils' quest for a striker to plot alongside Martial and Rashford finally comes to an end with the tall forward possessing an amazing goal-scoring record.
John Murtough, Manchester United football director, said: ''Wout has a consistent goalscoring record across several European leagues, and his attributes will add a further dimension to our squad for the remainder of the season.
It's official: Wout Weghorst is a Red! ✍️🔴#MUFC— Manchester United (@ManUtd) January 13, 2023
Manchester United fend off suitors for McTominay
Manchester United don't plan to sell Scott McTominay in the January transfer window and have warned off clubs trying to sign the Scottish midfielder, according to reports in the 90min.
Everton, Southampton, Leeds, West Ham and Leicester are among the clubs interested in signing the player.
Zidane Iqbal looking for a loan deal away from Old Trafford
Manchester Evening News has reported that youngster Zidane Iqbal wants to leave the Red Devils on a loan-deal in January. Multiple youngsters have showcased their talent under Erik Ten Hag but Iqbal believes a loan-deal could help him nurture himself before returning to his parent club.
Although with the Manchester outfit being short on midfielders, it would be crucial to see if the Dutch manager allows the youngster to leave.
Manchester United consider selling Sancho
According to Fichajes, Manchester United are pondering moving on from out-of-form winger Jadon Sancho. The English forward hasn't lived up to expectations since arriving at Old Trafford last season.
Furthermore his current lack of fitness and mental state, mixed with Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial's top form, sees him very low in manager Erik ten Hag's pecking order.
Wout Weghorst skips training with Manchester United loan move pending
Dutch international Wout Weghorst skipped training with Burnley today amid his pending loan move to Manchester United, according to journalist Gökmen Özcan (h/t Fabrizio Romano).
Manchester United have reached an agreement with Beşiktaş, Burnley, and the player himself, but the Turkish club will allow the striker to sign for United only if they find a suitable replacement.
Wout Weghorst did not train with the team today, @gokmenozcan reports. No risk of injuries. 🚨🔴 #MUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 11, 2023
Manchester Utd have full agreement with Besiktas, Burnley and Weghorst but the Turkish club will only allow/sign the deal if they find the replacement they want. pic.twitter.com/fn9UseoC3j
Erik ten Hag happy with Facundo Pellistri amid January loan exit rumours
Speaking to the press after Manchester United's 3-0 win over Charlton in the quarter-finalmof the Carabo Cup, Erik ten Hag expressed his delight over Facundo Pellistri's performance.
"I see a future in Facundo Pellistri, it's very clear that he's progressing. I was also happy with him in the World Cup. Well done, keep going," the Dutch manager stated.
According to journalist Jonathan Shrager, the Uruguayan has received formal loan offers from Valencia and Flamengo.
Erik ten Hag: "I see a future in Facundo Pellistri, it's very clear that he's progressing. I was also happy with him in the World Cup. Well done, keep going" 🔴🇺🇾 #MUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 11, 2023
"Can't answer on Weghorst", he said. Man United are just waiting for Besiktas to find his replacement. pic.twitter.com/yDJ564YeLp
Manchester United's top priority is to renew Marcus Rashford's contract
Manchester United want to extend talisman Marcus Rashford's contract as soon as possible as they consider it to be their top priority.
Erik ten Hag is a huge admirer of the 25-year-old Englishman and was clear in June 2022 that the United #10 will not leave Old Trafford.
“He’s key player. He won’t leave”. Ten Hag was clear in meetings with Man United board last June… and Marcus Rashford is literally flying 🔴 #MUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 10, 2023
15 goals and 6 assists in 25 apps this season with Manchester United.
New contract, main priority for ten Hag and the club. pic.twitter.com/ZWHgmWKZ0H
Weghorst ready to pay compensation out of his own pocket to fund Man Utd transfer
According to journalist Gokhan Dinc, Dutch international Wout Weghorst is pushing for a exit away from Beskitas. The lanky forward is prepared to pay the Turkish club compensation out of his own pocket to join the Red Devils.
Reportedly, Weghorst considers the move a huge step in his career and doesn’t wanna miss the opportunity to join the Manchester outfit.
Manchester United confident of signing Weghorst
Manchester United are looking to ramp up their efforts to sign Wout Weghorst, according to Fabrizio Romano. The Red Devils have contacted Burnley and Beskitas to discuss a possible transfer.
The Dutch striker has himself expressed his desire to join the English outfit as this could be a huge step-up in his career.
Manchester United are working to find a solution with Besiktas and Burnley to get Wout Weghorst deal done — both player and club side are confident 🔴 #MUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 9, 2023
Talks will continue as player has been very clear: he doesn’t want to miss this big chance, Erik ten Hag wants him. pic.twitter.com/vA665n7Fjq
All parties deny Maguire move
According to journalist Fabrizio Romano, all reports stating Manchester United defender Harry Maguire was close to moving to Aston Villa are false, since every party involved in the rumour has denied any negotiations between them.
As of now, Maguire is expected to remain at Manchester United till next season.
United keeping tabs on English goalkeeper
According to journalist Nicolò Schira, Manchester United are exploring a move for Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford next summer.
Another report from Fichajes suggests that veteran goalkeeper David de Gea is very close to an exit from Manchester United, with the Red Devils looking for a replacement.
However, they will also have to compete with league rivals Tottenham Hotspur for Pickford's signature.
#Tottenham and #ManchesterUnited are interested in signing #Everton’s goalkeeper Jordan #Pickford for the next season. #transfers #THFC #MUFC— Nicolò Schira (@NicoSchira) January 8, 2023
Harry Maguire tipped to join Aston Villa
Aston Villa are closing in on the signature of Harry Maguire, according to talkSPORT journalist Anil Kandola. The former Red Devils’ captain has been pushed down the pecking order since the arrival of Raphael Varane and Lisandro Martinez.
And with Maguire failing to receive constant starts under Erik ten Hag, the Three Lions’ defender is destined for a move away from Old Trafford.
🚨 EXCLUSIVE-— Anil Kandola (@AnilKandola) January 8, 2023
Aston Villa are on the verge of signing Manchester United defender Harry Maguire.
The 29-year-old is out of favour at #MUFC and Villa want the English international.
More to follow shortly. pic.twitter.com/0zj0VC86c4
Red Devils handed major transfer boost in their pursuit of Dutch striker
Manchester United’s transfer target Wout Weghorst has reportedly expressed his desire to join the English heavyweights, according to Fabrizio Romano.
The Red Devils are pushing to sign the Dutch striker on loan and the player is really interested to join Erik ten Hag’s United.
Although nothing has been secured yet as Manchester United need to approach Burnley and Besiktas to formalize a deal.
Wout Weghorst position is very clear: he’s love to uoin Manchester United, he also knows Erik ten Hag would like to sign him so he’s 100% keen on the move. 🔴 #MUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 8, 2023
Nothing done yet, as Man Utd have to speak to Besiktas/Burnley to proceed with conditions of the deal. pic.twitter.com/Xu1CS8zWOL
John Murtough reveals United's transfer plans for January
Manchester United's Director of football has revealed that the English giants won’t be busy in the winter transfer window after already spending around £200m in the summer.
Murtough elaborated that the Red Devils would look to sign a striker in January with links to multiple big names across Europe. The Manchester outfit are reportedly looking for a centre-forward after the contract termination of Cristiano Ronaldo.
Murtough further added that the club have already laid out plans for the 2023 summer transfer window.
John Murtough on Man Utd plans: “We won’t be busy in Jan but it’s no secret that we're looking for a new striker. We already spent £200m in the summer”, says via @TelegraphDucker. 🔴 #MUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 8, 2023
“We are already well under way with our planning for next summer”, John Murtough added. pic.twitter.com/SFQt2gKSxq
Former United striker looking to return to Old Trafford
Spanish publication SPORT has reported that Barcelona’s out-of-favour forward Memphis Depay is looking to return to former employees Manchester United. The Dutch striker is reportedly looking to have a second stint at Old Trafford after failing to make an impression in the first one.
With Barcelona boasting of an electrifying forward battery, Depay’s chances to shine for the Spanish giants have been minimal.
And with the Red Devils hunting for a striker in January, Depay has expressed his desire to reunite with the club.
Alejandro Garnacho receiving interest from La Liga
Fichajes has reported that Spanish giants Atletico Madrid are weighing up a move for Manchester United’s Argentine wonderkid Alejandro Garnacho. The young forward has been influential for the Red Devils in his few appearances for the club.
And with Manchester United still looking to extend his contract, Los Rojiblancos want to sweep in and bring back Garnacho to his former club.
Besiktas director gives massive update on Wout Weghorst amidst transfer rumors
According to transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, Besiktas director Kazanci has explained Wout Weghorst’s situation as the forward is being targeted by Manchester United.
The director explained that if the Red Devils want to sign the Dutch striker, they would need to contact Burnley, who will relay it to the Turkish club.
Besiktas director Kazanci: “If Man Utd want Weghorst, they’ve to discuss first with Burnley who will then contact us” 🚨🔴 #MUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 8, 2023
“If we accept, loan will be terminated. Otherwise, it will continue until June. He cannot leave like this. There will have to be compensation for us”. pic.twitter.com/2SAQPmSt02
Manchester United vying for the signing of Tammy Abraham
According to Italian publication Voce Giallo Rosa, Manchester United are closely monitoring Tammy Abraham from AS Roma. The English forward moved to Italy from the Premier League and could be an ideal asset for the Red Devils in front of goal.
Erik ten Hag has expressed his desire to sign a forward in the ongoing transfer window and Abraham has the qualities to lead United’s attack along with the likes of Martial and Rashford.
Man Utd close in on shock loan move for Burnley's Wout Weghorst
Manchester United have reportedly 'held talks' with Burnley over a January deal for Dutch World Cup star Wout Weghorst.
That's according to The Athletic, who says Erik ten Hag's side have held exploratory talks over a loan deal for the 30-year-old forward during the winter window.
Weghorst, who is currently on a season-long loan to Besiktas from Burnley, has netted 8 goals and provided four assists in 16 league outings for the Turkish outfit this season.
Manchester United have been offered the chance to sign Wout Weghorst as new striker — exploring the conditions of the deal as @footmercato reported. 🔴 #MUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 7, 2023
€10m buy option is included in the deal so it’s up to Besiktas and Burnley. The player already gave his green light. pic.twitter.com/seVbedNtZP
Man Utd launch scouting mission for €20m-rated Moroccan wonderkid
Manchester United are reportedly ready to launch a scouting mission for 18-year-old attacking KRC Genk midfielder Bilal El Khannouss.
That’s according to a report from Het Belang van Limburg, who claim that numerous clubs will be in attendance for the KRC Genk versus Club Brugge clash to run the rule over Morrocan wonderkid on Sunday – one of them being the Red Devils.The teenager, known for his silky feet, shone for Morocco in their World Cup third-place play-off clash with Croatia in Qatar. Morocco World News recently reported the Genk prodigy could be available for around €20 million in the January transfer window.
Manchester United agree loan deal for Al-Nassr Vincent Aboubakar
According to Saudi Arabian news outlet OKAZ, the Red Devils and Turkish giants Fenerbahce have an agreement in place to sign Aboubakar on a short-term loan deal, with the striker prepared to accept the lucrative Premier League move.
Al-Nassr currently have their foreign quota full with eight players and they are ready to part ways with the 30-year-old temporarily in order to register Ronaldo for the current campaign.
OFFICIAL: Jack Butland completes loan move to Manchester United
Manchester United have announced that Jack Butland has completed his loan move from Crystal Palace.
The 29-year-old will play for the Red Devils till the end of the season. There is no option to buy.
Welcome to United, @JackButland_One ✍️🔴#MUFC— Manchester United (@ManUtd) January 6, 2023
Manchester United targeting Portuguese star
Manchester United are pushing to secure a loan deal for Portuguese star from Atletico for the rest of the season. According to report in Relevo, the Red Devils are willing to offer a loan fee of €4 million and will take on Felix's salary for the rest of the campaign.
However, Atletico want around €12 million and have not entirely ruled out Felix staying at the club.
Manchester United eyeing Monaco defender
Manchester United are keeping tabs on Monaco defender Axel Disasi in the January transfer window, according to reports in the Daily Mail.
The Red Devils have made contact over a move, although they face competition from Premier League rivals Tottenham and West Ham.
Red Devils considering Mohammed Kudus to bolster attack
According to 90min, Manchester United are desperate to bring a forward to Old Trafford this month, following Cristiano Ronaldo's contract termination, and are considering Ajax's Mohammed Kudus as an option.
Kudus has been in sensational form for Ajax, scoring 10 goals in 21 appearances in all competitions.
Manchester United not interested in selling Scott McTominay
According to The Daily Mail's Chris Hope, Manchester United have no intention of selling Scott McTominay amid rumours stating that Newcastle are interested in the midfielder.
With the additions of Casemiro and Christian Eriksen to the midfield, McTominay's minutes have seen a huge drop. However, Erik ten Hag views the Scot as a valuable squad player.
Also told Scott McTominay retains admirers within Newcastle but message from Man Utd is they want to keep him at Old Trafford. #nufc #mufc— Craig Hope (@CraigHope_DM) January 4, 2023
Manchester United sign Jack Butland on loan, medicals to take place today
Manchester United have completed the signing of Jack Butland from Crystal Palace on a 6-month loan deal without an option to buy, according to Fabrizio Romano.
The two clubs have already reached an agreement and paperwork will be completed soon with Butland's medicals scheduled to take place today.
Manchester United, planning for Jack Butland medical tests already today — should take place in the next hours. 🔴🚨 #MUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 5, 2023
Understand the loan deal from Crystal Palace doesn’t include any buy option clause. Agreement in place and now documents being prepared. pic.twitter.com/XX861fysN2
Manchester United set their sights on Bayern Munich striker
According to reports in Sky Germany, the Red Devils eyeing a move for Bayern Munich's 33-year-old striker, Eric Choupo-Moting, as a potential option at striker position in the January transfer window.
Choupo-Moting is out of contract in the summer and hence can negotiate in January.
David de Gea will be offered contract extension by Manchester United
In an interview with Manchester Evening News' Samuel Luckhurst, David de Gea confirmed that he is going to enter contract extension talks with the Red Devils.
"I hope to finish my career at Man United. I was saying this is my club, it's a huge honour to be here and I'm so happy here," de Gea said.
David de Gea confirms talks with Man United over new contract: "I'm relaxed, for sure it's going to end in a good way", tells @samuelluckhurst. 🔴 #MUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 4, 2023
"I hope to finish my career at Man United. I was saying this is my club, it's a huge honour to be here and I'm so happy here". pic.twitter.com/7DWwScWynV
Red Devils eyeing Jack Butland as backup goalkeeper
According to The Telegraph, Manchester United have made an approach to sign Crystal Palace’s shot-stopper Jack Butland.
The Red Devils are looking for a backup goalkeeper after the sudden departure of Martin Dubravka to his parent club Newcastle United.
Red Devils looking to offload English fullback
According to The Atheltic, Manchester United’s out-of-favour right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka could be shown the exit door in January.
The former Crystal Palace defender has started multiple games for the Red Devils after the World Cup break, and has shown that he could still give Dalot a stiff competition.
But despite that the English giants are looking to offload Wan-Bissaka in the winter transfer window.
'Short-handed' Manchester United looking to sign a goalkeeper
Manchester United are looking to sign a goalkeeper after the sudden exit of Martin Dubravka, according to TalkSPORT. The Red Devils are reportedly vying for the signature of Swiss shot-stopper Yann Sommer.
Dubravka failed to dislodge David De Gea from the starting eleven, and was prematurely recalled by Newcastle United.
And with Erik Ten Hag looking to revamp the Red Devils, signing Sommer could be an influential statement.
United monitoring Olivier Giroud
As per The Times, Manchester United are keeping a close eye on former Chelsea and current AC Milan striker Olivier Giroud.
Reportedly Manchester United see Giroud as a short-term option to replace former ace, Cristiano Ronaldo.
Red Devils rekindle interest in former transfer target
Fichajes has reported that Manchester United have once again inquired about Bayern Leverkusen forward Patrik Schick.
The Red Devils are on the hunt for a forward and could approach the 2020 Euro top scorer. The English club had asked about the forward during Ralf Ragnick’s tenure, and now Erik Ten Hag wants to sign the Czech forward.
Manchester United looking to sign French forward
French publication L'Equipe has reported that Manchester United are looking to sign World Cup revelation Randal Kolo Mauni for £53m.
The Frankfurt forward bagged his first World Cup goal with his first touch in the semi-finals against Morocco and created havoc after being subbed on in the final against Argentina.
The Red Devils are in the need for a striker after Ronaldo’s departure, and Mauni could suit Ten Hag’s requirements.
United prepares offer for Dani Olmo
According to Spanish news outlet Nacional (via GOAL), Manchester United have made an offer for Dani Olmo. The Spanish forward has been an influential cog for La Furia Roja, earning applauds from all over Europe.
And after Erik Ten Hag had expressed his desire to sign an impactful striker, the Red Devils are in the market to bring Olmo onboard.
The Leipzig forward would cost the Manchester club £58m, but it’s yet to be seen what offer have the Red Devils made?
Erik Ten Hag looking to sign an impactful forward
Fabrizio Romano has revealed that Erik Ten Hag has expressed his urge to sign a new striker.
The Red Devils are short on strikers in a long Premier League campaign and the Dutch mastermind would look to bring in a forward in January.
Although Ten Hag exclaimed that he needs a forward who could impact the scoreline otherwise the club would just be wasting money.
Erik ten Hag on new striker for Man United: "There will be many games to follow, so I think there is a need for a new striker". 🔴 #MUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 3, 2023
"We need one who can have an impact, otherwise you are just burning money and you don't strengthen the squad". pic.twitter.com/LSeHA8hhIM
Everton eyeing Manchester United youngster
Manchester United youngster Anthony Elanga is on Everton's radar, according to Simon Phillips via GiveMeSport.
The journalist said, "Everton are knocking on the door making enquiries. They are in the early stages. They are speaking to his agent regarding a loan move, I believe, at the moment. That’s the proposal they want to put together for him."
PSG ready to offer Rashford €10m per year deal
According to Calciomercatoweb, PSG are willing to offer Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford €10m a year to lure him away from Old Trafford.
While Rashford's heart is set on Manchester United especially after finding his form again, a large ofer could perhaps sway him towards PSG, as per the report.
Barcelona star keen on joining Manchester United
Manchester United have long been linked with Barcelona and Dutch midfielder, Frenkie de Jong but have failed to land the midielder. According to a report from Fichajes, the player has now had a phone call with Erik ten Hag and he has communicated his desire to join the Red Devils in the upcoming windows.
Manchester United eyeing Borussia Dortmund starlet
Manchester United have shown interest in signing Borussia Dortmund star Youssoufa Moukoko according to reports in Give Me Sport.
After missing out on Cody Gakpo, the Red Devils are on the lookout for an attacking asset. United face competition from the likes of Barcelona for the prodigy.
Garnacho to extend United contract
Transfer pundit Fabrizio Romano has suggested that Manchester United could be on the verge of extending Alejandro Garnacho’s contract in the coming weeks.
The Argentine winger has turned out to be a revelation this season with the Red Devils looking to offer him a bumper contract to keep him tied at the Theatre.
Manchester United will resume talks to extend Alejandro Garnacho’s contract in the next weeks and months. 🔴🇦🇷 #MUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) December 31, 2022
Negotiations have been ongoing for months as Man Utd want Garnacho to be happy with new long term deal and improved salary. pic.twitter.com/eFsYFnf31J
Red Devils vying for the signature of Thuram
According to BILD, Manchester United are currently the front-runners to land Marcus Thuram from Borussia Monchengladbach. The French forward is in scintillating form this season and was tipped to join Aston Villa or Newcastle United.
But according to the report, if Thuram decides to switch to England, Manchester United could be the striker’s next destination.
The 25-year-old’s contract in Germany expires in 2023, and he could leave Monchengladbach for free to join Erik Ten Hag’s Red Devils.
Manchester United eye Abraham January move
According to TeamTalk, Manchester United are considering making a move for AS Roma forward Tammy Abraham in the upcoming transfer window.
Manchester United are still looking to replace Cristiano Ronaldo and having missed out on Dutch striker Cody Gakpo to rivals Liverpool now turn their attention towards Abraham.
Man Utd could be sold to new owners early next year
According to The Athletic journalist David Ornstein, a 'seismic' full sale of the club could take place early next year, which would see the Glazers' turbulent 17-year ownership finally draws to a close.
The Red Devils unpopular American owners, the Glazers, revealed plans to sell the club last month, and are believed to be demanding between £6bn and £7bn for a complete sale of the club.
It is said that the Raine Bank group, who are handling the potential sale of United, are hoping to finalise the sale of the club in the "first quarter of 2023".
"They're aiming for a complete sale of Manchester United in the first quarter of 2023."— NBC Sports Soccer (@NBCSportsSoccer) December 28, 2022
Premier League insider @David_Ornstein reveals that Man United are looking to bring in Joao Felix on loan due to a potential sale of the club.
📺: @USA_Network #MyPLMorning | #MUFC pic.twitter.com/S620PLjqVo
Man Utd ahead of Arsenal in Felix race
According to Marca, Manchester United are ahead of Arsenal in the race to sign Atletico Madrid sensation Joao Felix in January.
The Red Devils recently missed out on Cody Gakpo to Liverpool, and Marca report that they are now looking to respond and are in pole position to sign Felix ahead of the Gunners.
The Spanish publication report that the Red Devils are the ‘main candidates’ for the Portuguese talent and are ‘best placed’ to secure his signature in the new year.
Felix’s agent Jorge Mendes is already in talks with United over a potential winter move.
Manchester United looking to sign Benfica teenager Cher Ndour
Man United are keeping a close watch on Ndour's progress ahead of a potential move for him in 2023, according to Tutto Salernitana.
The report adds that the former Italy U-18s international could be available for a cut-price fee next month, as Benfica looks to avoid risking losing him on a free transfer next summer.
Alongside Man United, Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus are also said to be expressing an interest in the teenager.
Manchester United eyeing Kim Min-Jae
Manchester United have shortlisted Napoli's South Korean centre-back to the top of their transfer wishlist. Kim Min-Jae has been a standout performer for the Serie A club this season and a reported €50 million release clause has alerted some of Europe's top clubs.
🚨 Manchester United have added Kim Min-Jae to the top of their transfer list. Kim's release clause at Napoli is €50 million.— Transfer News Live (@DeadlineDayLive) December 29, 2022
(Source: Calciomercato) pic.twitter.com/rmAriMAmeH
Manchester United vying for Marco Asensio in January
Manchester United will try to sign Marco Asensio in January, claims a report from SPORT.
Asensio's Real Madrid contract, which is up at the end of the current campaign, has not yet been extended. The Spanish winger might either sign a new contract with Los Blancos or have a lot of interest in him in the summer, so the Red Devils might be tempted to sign him in January for a lower price.
Manchester United want to sign Álvaro Morata on loan
According to ESPN, Manchester United will try to sign Álvaro Morata after failing to seal the transfer of Cody Gakpo, who joined Liverpool.
Atlético are willing to listen to loan offers, so it remains to be seen whether United buy Morata on loan or propose a permanent transfer to the Rojiblancos.
Red Devils competing for the signature of Terrier
Manchester United have entered the race to sign Rennes forward Martin Terrier, according to MediaFoot. The Red Devils are looking to sign a forward in the upcoming transfer window and could compete with Tottenham Hostpurs’ for Terrier’s signature.
The French forward could serve as a viable option considering the French attacker has 15 goal involvements in 20 matches.
Manchester United in talks with Marcus Thuram's representatives
Manchester United have shifted focus to other targets after losing out on Cody Gakpo to Liverpool. According to 90min reporter Graeme Bailey, United are in talks with Marcus Thuram's agent alongside other Premier League teams and Inter Milan.
Manchester United front-runners to sign Felix in €9m loan deal
Manchester United are reportedly leading the race to sign Atletico Madrid's wantaway superstar Joao Felix, alongside fellow Premier League rivals Arsenal.
That’s according to a report from AS, which claims the 23-year-old versatile winger shares a poor relationship with boss Diego Simeone, and Atleti will allow him to leave permanently for €100 million.
The report also adds that Felix can be signed on loan next month for a fixed €9m fee, and any potential suitors would have to cover his wages in full.
Who is Betinho?! Man Utd's new mystery striker on Premier League website
There was an intriguing and hilarious story ahead of United's Tuesday night's game against Forest when a little-known Portuguese striker called Betinho was listed on the Premier League’s website as a Manchester United player.
The Premier League have since removed the profile page that said Betinho had been a Red Devils player since 2019.
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Manchester United lead Enzo Fernandez transfer race
Manchester United are said to be the frontrunners in the race to sign Benfica and Argentina sensation Enzo Fernandez.
That's according to journalist Gaston Edul, the Red Devils are the most likely team to make a January swoop for him. However, they are up against Liverpool, who are snapping on their heels, and Real Madrid, who are third.
Fernandez shone at the World Cup, helping La Albiceleste to historic triumph and scooped the Young Player of the Tournament award along the way.
The 21-year-old midfielder has a £105 million release clause, and his agents are claimed to have already travelled to Portugal to facilitate a big-money move away if any suitor activates it.
Everton plot loan move for Anthony Elanga
According to The Athletic, Everton are keen to sign Manchester United winger Anthony Elanga on loan during the winter transfer window.
The 20-year-old was a mainstay under Ralf Rangnick in the second part of last season, but his playing time has been greatly diminished under Erik ten Hag.
The youngster has played fewer than 500 minutes across his 14 outings this season, and it is now reported that the Toffees are willing to take him on a short-term loan.
Man Utd looking to sell Brandon Williams
Manchester United defender Brandon Williams could reportedly be on his way out of Old Trafford sooner rather than later.
That's according to The Athletic, who claims the Red Devils will listen to offers for Williams, with a permanent transfer looking to be the most likely option.
The 22-year-old left-back has struggled to find game-time under Erik ten Hag due to form and fitness, and has fallen behind Luke Shaw and Tyrell Malacia in the pecking order.
Manchester United look at Osimhen as alternative
Following Cody Gakpo's transfer to Liverpool, Manchester United have lost the race for one of their top transfer targets. According to Manchester Evening News, United are now looking at alternatives.
Napoli's Victor Osimhen is the prime candidate for the striker position after losing out on Gakpo and United are vigilant to the Nigerian star.
Man Utd target Cody Gakpo heading to Liverpool
Manchester United target Cody Gakpo is set to make the move to Liverpool from PSV Eindhoven after the two clubs reached full agreement over the transfer deal on Boxing Day.
The Dutch international, 23, has been on the Red Devils’ radar since the last transfer window. They have made a fresh approach for the 23-year-old this January and reports claimed last week that the club had opened discussions with PSV.
However, Liverpool have now reached an agreement to land the Dutch star in a huge blow for United. PSV sporting director Marcel Brands has confirmed that it is a club record sale.
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Cody Gakpo has agreed a six year deal with Liverpool, same as Darwin Nunez last summer. All clauses have already been approved. 🔴🇳🇱 #LFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) December 27, 2022
Guaranteed fee: £37m. pic.twitter.com/XgIfc3VaSf
Man Utd have knocked on Ajax’s door for Mohammed Kudus
According to Mundo Deportivo, Manchester United have approached Ajax over the potential signing Mohammed Kudus.
Kudus has had a strong season at Ajax, hitting 10 goals and two assists from 21 appearances.He was also a standout for Ghana at the World Cup, scoring twice. His progress has caught the attention of United, who are now knocking on Ajax’s door.
The Dutch outfit are willing to do part ways with their prized asset if their €45m asking price is met.
Man Utd unlikely to sign Denzel Dumfries in January
Transfer guru Fabrizio Romano has spoken to Give Me Sport about the possible future transfer of Denzel Dumfries and has shed light on whether Manchester United could sign the explosive right wing-back.
The 26-year-old Inter Milan right-back is said to be a key transfer target for United manager Erik ten Hag this winter. However, it seems as though they will be priced out of a move in January.
Romano said to GMS: “I don’t see them honestly investing crazy money on that position. So, when I see links to Denzel Dumfries, it’s true that they are pursuing the player, but I think it’s going to be really difficult for them to sign Dumfries in January especially having a budget limited because of the Glazer situation and also because they need a striker.
" So, I don’t see the Dumfries deal available for Man United in January.”
Man Utd and Arsenal set to battle it out for Portugal international
According to French publication Le 10 Sport, Manchester United and Arsenal are set to battle it out for wantaway Atletico Madrid forward Joao Felix.
United and Arsenal are leading the race to sign him and have entered final talks with his agent Jorge Mendes, with Paris Saint-Germain now not in the running to land the former Benfica youngster.
Atletico are demanding £88m for a permanent sale, but would be willing to let Felix leave on loan with an option to buy for £80m given his future bear full part of his wages and a £8m loan fee.
Manchester United front-runners in Frimpong race
According to journalist Steve Bates (Give Me Sport), Manchester United are leading the race to sign Jeremie Frimpong. They ready to make an offer for the explosive right-back, and having a Dutch manager in Erik ten Hag as Red Devils boss could well be the key factor to seal the deal ahead of the stiff competition.
In an interview with GMS, Bates said: “He speaks English perfectly; he was brought up here, and he’s Dutch, so Ten Hag has got an in there let’s say that.
“And I think he’ll be certainly on the shortlist of players United will be looking at.”
The 22-year-old's current deal at BayArena does not expire until the summer of 2025, and Leverkusen have slapped a modest £25 million price-tag on his proverbial head.
Man Utd ready to offer €30m for Lyon right-back Malo Gusto
Manchester United are reportedly preparing a move to sign Lyon’s exciting right-back and Real Madrid target Malo Gusto.
That's according to French outlet Media Foot, who claims United boss Erik ten Hag wants competition for first-choice right-back Dalot and the board have approved a deal to sign Gusto from Lyon next month.
The Red Devils are willing to pay a sum of €30 million for the attack-minded full-back, who is also on the radar of the likes of Real Madrid and Bayern Munich.
Manchester United open talks to sign Cody Gakpo in January
According to The Mirror, Manchester United have made contact with PSV Eindhoven over signing star forward Cody Gakpo in January.
Real Madrid, Arsenal, and Newcastle United have all been linked with a move for Gakpo, but United seem to be the best positioned club to snap him up, having already opening negotiations with PSV over a winter transfer.
PSV are currently facing some financial difficulties, and could be forced to sell Gakpo next month as they look balance their books.
United have initiated contact with the Dutch outfit this week and could get the 23-year-old versatile forward for less than £50 million. Personal terms should be mere formality if the transfer fee is agreed upon between the two clubs.
Manchester United handed boost in Joao Felix pursuit
Manchester United have been handed a significant boost in their pursuit of Joao Felix in the January transfer window. United are searching for a new centre-forward after Cristiano Ronaldo's turbulent departure last month.
Felix is among a whole host of names strongly linked with a move to Old Trafford. The 23-year-old's Atletico Madrid future is up in the air due to a lack of game-time under Diego Simeone.
Journalist Duncan Castles has now reported that the Spanish outfit are prepared to let Felix join a Premier League club on loan if they are ready to pay a loan fee of £8 million plus the player’s salary.
Atletico prepared to loan Joao Felix to Premier League club at FFP cost.— Duncan Castles (@DuncanCastles) December 23, 2022
• Arsenal and Manchester United interested in Portugal forward.https://t.co/8DzcSkunYV pic.twitter.com/Chi4sc5Q0A
Manchester United overtake Liverpool in the hunt to sign Enzo
Manchester United have reportedly ‘overtaken’ Liverpool in the race to sign World Cup winner Enzo Fernandez, according to journalist Bruno Andrade.
Fernandez, who won Young Player of the Year in Qatar, has been on the radar of multiple European clubs.
But the Red Devils are reportedly ramping up their efforts to sign Enzo, while Erik Ten Hag is also prepared to trigger the Benfica midfielder’s release clause worth €120m to avoid unnecessary transfer battles.
Manchester United está ultrapassando o Liverpool na corrida por Enzo Fernández. Já há conversas em andamento entre todos os envolvidos. Red Devils estão dispostos, inclusive, a bater a cláusula de 120 M€ e evitar qualquer concorrência— Bruno Andrade (@brunoandrd) December 23, 2022
Erik ten Hag has ‘chosen’ €120m striker Goncalo Ramos as number one transfer target for Man Utd
The Red Devils are currently searching the market for a new striker following Cristiano Ronaldo's turbulent exit, and it is believed that the club are ready to spend big on a world-class talent next month.
PSV Eindhoven's Cody Gakpo and Barcelona's Memphis Depay are among the forwards to be linked with a move to Old Trafford.
And according to Italian outlet Calcio Mercato, United boss Ten Hag has ‘chosen’ Goncalo Ramos as his number one centre-forward for the future, albeit Benfica are reluctant to part ways with their prized asset in January unless his €120 million buy-out clause is triggered.The 21-year-old announced himself to the World in Portugal's 6-1 win against Switzerland at the World Cup, netting a wonderful hat-trick to cap off a perfect centre-forward display, and is now regarded a hot commodity ahead of the January transfer window.
PSG express interest in signing Fred
According to reports from The Sun, Paris Saint-Germain want to make a shock move for Manchester United midfielder Fred.
The Brazilian recently had one-year extension in his contract triggered, but that hasn't stopped Les Parisiens from being interested in the player.
Manchester United will let Fred leave for a reported fee of £30 million.
Manchester United want to sign impressive Preston youngster
According to Mirror, Felipe Rodriguez-Gentile of Preston North End has caught the attention of Manchester United, who are reportedly interested in the teenager.
The 16-year-old Brazilian recently made headlines after scoring five goals against Rotterham in the FA Youth Cup.
Per the same report, the young player is being watched by Tottenham, Newcastle, Liverpool, and Manchester City.
Ten Hag to give Wan-Bissaka another opportunity
Erik Ten Hag has given another opportunity to Aaron Wan-Bissaka, according to the Mirror. The English right-back had fallen down the pecking order at Manchester after a string of shambolic performances.
But Ten Hag is looking to give another possible opportunity to Wan-Bissaka with the Red Devils already lacking depth at right-back.
The Dutchman said: "Aaron Wan-Bissaka, it is clear he has a future [here]. He’s had some good years with United, but from the start of this season he had a lot of illnesses and injuries, and so was running behind.
"His fitness levels are getting better, his performance levels are getting better. He did good."
United still monitoring Dutch midfielder
According to 90min, Manchester United have accelerated their efforts to sign Barcelona midfielder Frenkie De Jong. Erik Ten Hag is still weighing up a move for the Dutch midfielder and has informed his entourage about the interest.
With the English outfit hunting for an upgrade of Mctominay and Fred, they could compete for De Jong’s signature.
The club would put a deal on the table as soon as the Spanish heavyweights pay Frenkie’s deferred wages.
Manchester United want to sign Alexis Mac Allister
Alexis Mac Allister has caught the eyes of some of the biggest clubs across Europe following his outstanding displays at the 2022 World Cup, with Manchester United in particular interested in the services of the Brighton midfielder.
Per Fichajes, Erik ten Hag wants to upgrade his midfield which consists of the likes of Scott McTominay and Fred as he aims to challenge Manchester City for Premier League supremacy.
Arsenal are also in the hunt for the 23-year-old Argentine according to the same report.
Manchester United join the race for Sofyan Amrabat
According to Croatian outlet Sportske Novosti, Manchester United intend to sign Sofyan Amrabat to further strengthen their midfield.
So far, Liverpool have led the race for the Moroccan midfielder, but United manager Erik ten Hag wants to sign arguably the best midfielder at the 2022 World Cup as he prepares an overhaul in the summer.
Manchester United interested in Emiliano Martínez
Manchester United have "concrete interest" in signing World Cup winning goalkeeper Emiliano Martínez, according to Football Insider.
David de Gea's contract expires at the end of the season and Man United are yet to activate the option of extending his current contract by a year.
Martínez's contract with Aston Villa runs till 2027, which means he won't be sold for cheap, more so after his goalkeeping exploits at the World Cup.
Man Utd trigger contract extensions for Rashford, Dalot, Shaw & Fred
According to The Athletic, Manchester United have triggered one-year contract extensions for Marcus Rashford, Diogo Dalot, Luke Shaw and Fred.
The club have several players in the final year of their contracts and they have now acted by activating the one-year extension clause of some of those to bide themselves more time to negotiate longer deals, and prevent certain stars from speaking with foreign clubs before leaving for nothing this summer.
Rashford, Dalot, Shaw and Fred have had their deals extended until the summer of 2024, while talks are ongoing with first-choice goalkeeper David de Gea over a fresh contract on likely reduced salary.
Manchester United have triggered the options to extend contracts of these players until June 2024 🚨 #MUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) December 20, 2022
▫️ Marcus Rashford
▫️ Diogo Dalot
▫️ Luke Shaw
Man Utd will also offer Diogo Dalot and Rashford a longer deal, as expected.
Talks ongoing also with David de Gea. pic.twitter.com/2O4L3cOUcm
Juventus enter race to sign Diogo Dalot, Ten Hag unlikely to approve sale
Diogo Dalot, 23, has been one of United’s standout performers under manager Erik ten Hag this term.
However, with his current contract with the club expires in the summer of 2023, there has been a lot of speculation about his future at Old Trafford amid interest coming from elite clubs in Europe at the current point.
While there is an option to prolong his stay for another 12 months via an extension clause, United's hierarchy must decide on his future sooner rather than later, particularly with Juventus now joining the long list of his suitors.
According to Gazzetta dello Sport, Juventus are interested in signing the Portugal international, who is regarded as a ‘dream’ signing for manager Massimiliano Allegri.
Man Utd want to find solution for Wan-Bissaka amid Premier League interest
Manchester United are trying to find a solution for outcast Aaron Wan-Bissaka, and may look to cash in on the player in January as long as they can find a replacement.
Premier League trio Wolves, West Ham United and Crystal Palace are all interested in signing the right-back next month.
United boss Erik ten Hag has played Wan-Bissaka for just four minutes in the Premier League this season and consider him surplus to requirements at Old Trafford.
Manchester United are trying to find a solution for Wan-Bissaka in order to let him leave. Wolves, West Ham and Crystal Palace remain interested. 🔴 #MUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) December 19, 2022
Main priority on right-back situation remains to extend Dalot’s contract. Talks will take place soon. pic.twitter.com/rm6mnnVx4d
United need to trigger Costa's €75m release clause to sign him
According to Correio da Manha, via Sports Witness, Manchester United will have to shell out €75m for the signature of Portuguese goalkeeper Diogo Costa.
According to multiple reports, Erik Ten Hag wants to replace Spanish veteran David De Gea as United’s shot-stopper.
And the Red Devils have had their eyes set on Costa for a long time. But if Manchester United want to bring the Portuguese shot-stopper on board they’ll have to pay his release clause in full.
Ten Hag a huge admirer of United's £45m target
Manchester United’s boss Erik Ten Hag reportedly admires former employee Mohammed Kudus and is looking to sign the youngster, according to the Mirror.
The Ghanaian forward’s value is estimated at around £45m and he’s keen on a switch to the Premier League.
With the Red Devils looking to bring in attacking reinforcements, Kudus could be an intriguing signing.
Manchester United's owners hold talks with potential investors
According to the Athletic, Manchester United’s American owners had traveled to Qatar to hold dialogue with potential investors during the course of the World Cup.
The investors are believed to be from Saudi Arabia and Qatar, as the Red Devils continue to find the next owners of the club.
The Glazers family is reportedly finding ‘strategic alternatives’ including new investments, a sale, or new transactions. The English outfit is reportedly valued between £6-7bn by United’s financial advisors.
Red Devils in the hunt to sign Marcus Thuram
Manchester United is plotting a move for French striker Marcus Thuram, according to the Sun.
The Borussia Monchengladbach forward secured his country a podium finish in Qatar and could be on the verge of leaving Germany.
Thuram’s contract expires in 2023, and the Foals would want to sell him in January to earn. With Erik Ten Hag hunting for a striker, the Dutch manager could sign for Thuram for a fee of less than £10m.
Hammers looking to sign Wan-Bissaka on loan
According to the Daily Mail, West Ham United is monitoring the situation of Aaron Wan-Bissaka at Old Trafford.
The former Crystal Palace right-back has failed to make an impression under the new leadership of Erik Ten Hag, losing his place to Portuguese right-back Diogo Dalot.
While a return to Red Devils’ looks impossible, he could return to London to rediscover his lost form
Marcus Rashford in line to become Man Utd's highest earning player
Manchester United are ready to make Marcus Rashford their highest earner as they look to keep their talisman at Old Trafford, says the Daily Star.
Erik ten Hag wants the forward to stay, especially in light of Cristiano Ronaldo's unprecedented exit. Rashford’s current deal is due to expire at the end of the campaign, though United are poised to trigger an extension in order to ensure he stays put until 2024.
The 25-year-old has refused to sign a new contract at £300,000 per week. However, it’s claimed United are ready to give Rashford an eyewatering £400,000-a-week if he commits his long-term future at Old Trafford.
Man Utd don’t plan to extend David de Gea’s contract as ten Hag seeks replacement
According to renowned journalist Florian Plettenberg, Manchester United have no intentions to use the 12-month extension option in David de Gea's contract.
He is currently the club’s highest earner at £375,000-a-week and it is now claimed that he could leave on a free transfer when his contract expires in June 2023.
Erik ten Hag is reported to be looking for a new goalkeeper. As a consequence, United are not contemplating the 12-month option in De Gea's contract, something the long-serving veteran wants and open to a pay-cut to make it happen.
News De Gea: We‘ve been told that #MUFC - at this stage - is not considering to pull his clause to extend for one more year. Ten Hag is open to get a new No. 1 but the player would like to stay beyond 2023. Current salary between €18-20m/year confirmed. @Sky_Marc @SkySportDE 🇪🇸 pic.twitter.com/aF7IbjvQOg— Florian Plettenberg (@Plettigoal) December 17, 2022
Red Devils plot a near £200m double bid to land Bellingham & De Jong
According to The Sun, Manchester United are plotting a gigantic £200 million double swoop to secure the signatures of Jude Bellingham and Frenkie de Jong next summer.
MEN reports that the Red Devils have not yet given up on signing Barcelona midfielder and could come forward with a fresh bid for the Dutch maestro next summer. The Red Devils reportedly had a bid of around €85 million accepted by Barcelona, but the deal fell through as the deferral wages issue proved a stumbling block.
Bellingham, meanwhile, was a top target for United in 2020 after his breakout season at Birmingham City before he opted to move to Germany.
The Red Devils aren't fazed by the heavy outside interest in the Englishman from other club, and could be tempted to make another bid for the teenage sensation.
Man Utd join Chelsea and Liverpool in race to sign Youssoufa Moukoko
According to The Times, Manchester United have joined a three-horse race with Chelsea and Liverpool to sign Borussia Dortmund sensation Youssoufa Moukoko.
The 18-year-old goal-scoring exploits with Dortmund in Bundesliga has caught the attention of top Premier League teams and they could try to prise him away from the German outfit for a cut-price fee in January with his contract expiring at the end of June.
As such, Dortmund are contemplating a contract offer of £6 million per year to entice Moukoko to stay. The report adds that the youngster does not want to leave the club only to play a bench-role elsewhere.
Manchester United ready to offer €50 million for Cody Gakpo
According to The Telegraph, Manchester United are reportedly willing to shell out €50 million to secure the signing of PSV Eindhoven and the Netherlands attacker Cody Gakpo this January.
Gakpo, 23, is reportedly open to a move to Old Trafford and wants to work with United manager Erik ten Hag.
Gakpo has been one of the standout performers in Europe this term, netting 13 goals and providing 17 assists in all competitions for PSV.
The PSV forward then lit up the World Cup for the Netherlands, scoring three goals before they were eliminated in the quarterfinals by Argentina. His sensational displays in the World Cup have further boosted
Man Utd plot serious approach for Dusan Vlahovic in January
The Red Devils are on the lookout for a new centre-forward next month following the sacking of Cristiano Ronaldo. The emphasis could be on obtaining a marquee long-term option over a stop-gap deal.
Vlahovic is one of many forward that have been linked with a possible transfer to Old Trafford, and according to Corriere dello Sport, United are ‘ready to get serious’ about him in the new year.
Man United are not the only Premier League club after his services, with Arsenal and Chelsea credited with an interest in signing the Serbian, who could leave the Bianconeri in the space of 12 months.
Red Devils approach Antoine Griezmann
According to Mediafoot, the Red Devils are monitoring World Cup winner Antoine Griezmann from Atletico Madrid.
The French forward has found his touch playing for his national outfit and the English club believes Griezmann could help bring back silverware to Manchester.
The 31-year-old forward could operate in multiple positions giving Erik Ten Hag more attacking options, as the Dutch manager plans to rebuild Manchester United.
Man Utd set to make contact with Benfica about signing striker Goncalo Ramos
According to Record, Manchester United are set to enquire over the potential capture of Benfica striker Goncalo Ramos during the January transfer window.
The Red Devils were keeping a closing eye on the World Cup hat-trick star earlier in the summer but they did not make a formal approach since they were intent on acquiring Antony from Ajax.
The Mancunian giants are now ready to revisit their interest in the 21-year-old sensation and Record claim that they could open talks with Benfica over a possible move.
Man Utd and Arsenal favourites to sign Atletico Madrid star Joao Felix
According to AS, Manchester United and Arsenal are currently frontrunners to sign Atletico Madrid forward Joao Felix during the January transfer window.
The Portuguese has endured a tough time with the Spanish giants lately, managing just 818 minutes of action this term, and is desperate to leave this winter, with a Premier League move on the cards next month.
Felix is also on the agenda of Paris Saint-Germain, but he does not intend to join them due to lack of game time concerns. Atletico Madrid are willing to sell the striker for €100 million next month.
Red Devils receive major blow in their pursuit of Spanish striker
According to ESPN, Manchester United’s desperation to sign a new striker in January had bought them to Alvaro Morata.
But while speaking to CaughtOffside via his Substack column, Fabrizio Romano has revealed that despite a great relationship between United and Atletico Madrid, Morata will stay in Spain until the end of the season.
“Atletico Madrid and Manchester United have an excellent relationship but Alvaro Morata is not something being discussed as of now, despite reports. I think he has good chances to stay at Atleti until the end of the season, but let’s see if that changes in the next weeks,” said Romano.
Red Devils' transfer wishlist whittles down to four forwards
According to ESPN, Manchester United have drawn out a four-man shortlist as they looking to find a replacement for the departing Cristiano Ronaldo.
It was previously reported that Erik Ten Hag would get a free hand to sign any player after United’s takeover.
And the Red Devils’ Dutch manager has now reportedly made a four-man target list to replace Ronaldo at Old Trafford. The players who have made the shortlist are Goncalo Ramos, Joao Felix, Cody Gakpo, and Rafael Leao.
All the four players on the list had a scintillating World Cup for their respective teams despite already exiting the tournament.
Glazers reveal that United's sale is in process
Fabrizio Romano has revealed that Avram Glazer has said that Manchester United’s sale is in process. The Glazers family had previously announced that they were open to selling the club after 15 years owning the club. And now the Red Devils’ American owners are listening to bids to sell the English giants.
Avram Glazer tells @TheAthleticFC on Manchester United sale: “The process is proceeding”. 🚨🔴 #MUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) December 15, 2022
“It’s not necessarily a sale — it’s a process and we’re going forward with the process, and so we’ll see what happens”. pic.twitter.com/hWB4WFHpyI
Red Devils monitoring Balde's situation at Barca
Manchester United are planning an onslaught on Barcelona as they attempt to sign Alejandro Balde, according to Mundo Deportivo.
The Spanish youngster has had a breakthrough season at Camp Nou with multiple clubs chasing his signature.
And with contract extension talks stalled between Barcelona and Balde, the Red Devils would be hopeful to get their target man.
Red Devils draw out January transfer strategy
According to Sky Sports, Manchester United are looking bring reinforcements in two critical areas, i.e a forward and the right-back position.
The Red Devils are currently short staffed at right-back with Diogo Dalot as the only viable option as the club continues to find Wan-Bissaka a new destination.
While, Dutch forward, Cody Gakpo is another player on Erik Ten Hag’s wishlist. But the club will not shell-out massive cash on him considering his price could sky-rocket after a glittering World Cup campaign.
The Red Devils are also wary of the Financial Fair Play regulations and could look to bring players on loan if their plan does not work out.
The report also predicts that the English outfit could have a silent January window and Ten Hag might have to content with his current crop of players
Man Utd dealt blow in Odysseas Vlachodimos pursuit
Manchester United are set to miss on transfer target Odysseas Vlachodimos, with the goalkeeper expected to sign a new long-term deal with Benfica.
The 28-year-old, who was considered as a winter target for United to replace David de Gea, is set to put pen on a new long-term contract until 2027, with the current one expiring in 18 months time.
His new contract will be protected by a €60 million release clause in his new contract which will be in effect until June 2025.
Benfica are closing in on new deal for Odisseas Vlachodimos, imminent and set to be completed in the next days as first called by @abolapt. 🚨🔴🇬🇷 #transfers— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) December 14, 2022
Understand new deal will be valid until June 2027, Vlachodimos’ prepared to accept after being close to Ajax last summer. pic.twitter.com/9tBA4RCUas
Dalot open to signing new Man Utd deal, but wants assurances
According to Sport, Manchester United defender and Barcelona target Diogo Dalot is willing to sign a new Old Trafford deal provided he is guaranteed a starting spot next season.
Dalot has started 20 of United's 21 games this season under manager Erik ten Hag. He has been an undisputed choice at right-back for the Red Devils but without any serious competition for his position.
United are reportedly contemplating contract negotiations with Dalot, although the Erik ten Hag's interest in signing Denzel Dumfries could have a bearing on the negotiations.
Red Devils to offer a 'crazy salary' to Benzema
According to Nacional, Manchester United are looking to offer Real Madrid’s talismanic striker Karim Benzema a ‘crazy’ deal to get him to the Theatre.
The 2022 Ballon D’Or winner has been the leader of Madrid’s forward battery in their previous two seasons. But owing to his multiple injuries, extension talks between Benzema and Madrid are currently paralysed.
And with United saving millions on Ronaldo’s contract termination, they want to offer a lucrative deal to Benzema.
The Red Devils are prepared to promise the French striker constant starts in Erik Ten Hag’s eleven as well.
Red Devils vying for the signature of Moroccan midfielder
According to a report from Fichajes, Manchester United are the latest club to compete for the signature of Fiorentina midfielder Sofyan Amrabat.
Erik Ten Hag would want to upgrade his midfield and Amrabat has proven himself in the ongoing World Cup.
The 26-year-old could be a long time solution for United’s defensive midfielder problems, with Casemiro reaching the twilight of his career and both Fred and Mctominay failing to mark an impression.
Manchester United keeping tabs on 18-year-old Benfica wonderkid
According to Mirror, Manchester United wants to sign Benfica wonderkid Cher Ndour, who has also represented Italy at the U20 level.
The 18-year-old is yet to appear for Benfica's first team and his contract expires at the end of the season. Manchester United could either pay a fee in January or sign him for free at the end of the season unless he signs an extension.
Ndour has been likened to former Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba due to his style of play.
Manchester United monitoring Lyon right-back
Manchester United are actively monitoring Lyon right-back Malo Gusto, according to Florian Plettenberg.
The Red Devils will have to pay around €30-40 million to sign the 19-year-old Frenchman in the summer, while they are also keeping tabs on Bayer Leverkusen's Jeremie Frimpong and Inter's Denzel Dumfries.
Excl. Malo #Gusto: The 19 y/o is very high rated at #MUFC and one of several top transfer targets as a right back. #Frimpong is still in. Ten Hag is pushing for #Dumfries. Gusto would be a big solution in summer 23. Bosses estimate a price tag of around €30-40m. @SkySportDE 🇫🇷 pic.twitter.com/Zz0ikYoHcA— Florian Plettenberg (@Plettigoal) December 12, 2022
Red Devils to offer five first team players fresh deals
According to the Mirror, Manchester United are looking to extend the contract of 5 players whose current deals expires in 2023.
Marcus Rashford, David De Gea, Fred, Diogo Dalot, and Luke Shaw could all be offered a new deal according to United’s Dutch manager, Erik Ten Hag.
Ten Hag is currently aiming to tie down the senior players in United’s eleven to another year at the Theatre, so that the team doesn’t lose it’s core.
Ten Hag clears the air around Maguire's future
According to Fabrizio Romano, Erik Ten Hag and Manchester United are prepared to offer former captain Harry Maguire another chance to prove himself.
Maguire was an influential player in Gareth Southgate’s backline guiding them to the quarterfinals, and Ten Hag believes that Maguire just needs to replicate his international form with the Red Devils.
Ten Hag: “Harry Maguire will have his chance. It's clear he is good enough to play at highest level”, tells @sistoney67 🔴 #MUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) December 12, 2022
“We want Harry to bring same energy as with England on the pitch for Man Utd. If he does that, he will be a great player for us”. pic.twitter.com/1RvM4GZHk4
Red Devils submit official bid for Gvardiol
A report from Footmercato claims that Manchester United have submit an official bid for Croatian defender Josko Gvardiol. The RB Leipzig centre-back has been a brick wall in the Croatian backline, helping them reach the semifinals in Qatar.
And with multiple suitors chasing his signature, the Red Devils have placed an official bid in the region of €90-95m to sign Gvardiol.
Ramos' price rises amidst United interest
According to the Daily Express, Manchester United target Gonçalo Ramos' value has risen from £25m to north of £70m due to his World Cup performance.
With Marcus Rashford's contract renewal up in the air, and Cristiano Ronaldo no longer at the club, Manchester United are looking to sign a talented forward to lead their frontline.
Ten Hag provides Rashford update
Erik ten Hag has spoken on the links between Marcus Rashford and PSG. The manager has confirmed that the one year extension option on Rashford's deal with United will be triggered and the Englishman will be there for all of that, according to Fabrizio Romano.
Ten Hag on Rashford & PSG interest: “He has to make a decision, so we can only show him that Man Utd is the best club to be in”. 🚨🔴 #MUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) December 11, 2022
On deal to be extended until 2024 by triggering the option: “He has one-and-a-half years and yes, Rashford will be here for all of that”. pic.twitter.com/JDzgBz2tqc
United rekindle interest in Kim Min-jae
As per the Daily Mirror, Manchester United are once again interested in making a move for South Korea and Napoli centre-back, after his solid showing at the World Cup.
The report states that Manchester United had the opportunity to sign him earlier when he was playing for Beijing Guoan in the Chinese Super League for a cheap fee, but decided to pass on it.
West Ham United consider taking Aaron Wan-Bissaka on loan
West Ham United are reportedly considering signing out-of-favour Manchester United right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka on loan, according to reliable West Ham news source @ExWHUEmployee (via The People's Person).
"West Ham like Aaron Wan-Bissaka of Manchester United,” the source reports. “A possible loan move could be explored.”
Wan-Bissaka hasn't been a part of Erik ten Hag's plans ever since the Dutchman arrived at the Old Trafford, playing just four minutes in the Premier League so far.
Erik ten Hag confirms Red Devils want to sign a forward in January
Manchester United will try to sign a forward in the upcoming January transfer window following Cristiano Ronaldo's contract termination, according to manager Erik ten Hag.
"Yes [I feel United need to bring in a forward], but only when we find the right players. We do everything in our power. We are doing research on every opportunity and we do everything we can if that opportunity is there to contact them," ten hag revealed in an interview with members of the British press at United’s winter training camp in Jerez (via Manchester Evening News).
Manchester United have been scouting Gonçalo Ramos since before the World Cup
Manchester United have been scouting Portuguese forward since before the World Cup, according to Fabrizio Romano.
“Manchester United are considering many options, we know about Cody Gakpo but there are also others. They are still in internal discussions to decide the best option and then they will proceed. They had their scouts watch Gonçalo Ramos with Benfica many times, but the same happened with other clubs,” said Romano in his exclusive Substack column for CaughtOffside.
Luis Enrique on Manchester United's radar
Luis Enrique has been sacked by the Spanish Federation following Spain's exit from the World Cup. The former Barcelona manager is on the hunt for a new job.
According to reports in the Sport, Manchester United and Atletico Madrid are two front runners for his signature. United see him as an option to step in should things go south under current manager, Erik ten Hag.
Barcelona could make a move for Luke Shaw next season
According to SPORT, Barcelona could attempt to sign Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw, whose contract with the club expires in the summer.
Red Devils reportedly want to offer the England international a new contract as he has found himself to have a much bigger role under current manager Erik ten Hag.
Manchester United in the race for Argentine defender
Manchester United are monitoring Argentine defender Juan Foyth according to reports in Fichajes. The former Spurs defender is valued at €42m.
The Red Devils face competition from Chelsea in their pursuit of the defender.
United to extend Dalot's contract as they plan right-back overhaul
According to transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, Manchester United have decided to extend Diogo Dalot’s contract after the World Cup.
The Red Devils have reportedly drawn out a plan for the right-back position. The club wants to extend Dalot’s contract after he returns from national duty, they want to sell out-of-favour England international Aaron Wan-Bissaka, and want to sign a backup right-back in the summer of 2023.
Manchester United have decided to push on Diogo Dalot’s new contract. He’s doing fantastic and the club want him to stay — meeting expected after World Cup. 🚨🇵🇹 #MUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) December 9, 2022
Right back plan: DD new deal, sell Wan Bissaka, bring in new backup RB in 2023.
More: https://t.co/4YldE2mRpJ pic.twitter.com/j9qSN9vfih
Bruno Fernandes to stay at Old Trafford
According to journalist Dean Jones, Manchester United are not feared to lose Bruno Fernandes to Real Madrid.
The reigning La Liga champions had bid for the Portuguese midfielder as they have had a long-lasting interest in the player.
But Erik Ten Hag considers Fernandes an integral part of his future plans at Old Trafford and with the Portuguese having five years left on his deal, a transfer away from England always looked unlikely.
After checking this out, there’s no real concerns at all from Manchester United’s end,” Jones told GiveMeSport.
“He signed a new contract this year and ten Hag loves him. He’s central to everything he’s got planned.
“I don’t think there’s any way he’s going to be sold to help fund another big transfer.”
United ramp up interest in Gakpo as they chase Van Gaal in Qatar
In a report by English publication Mirror, it has been found that a Dutch journalist discovered Louis Van Gaal’s phone in a hotel toilet, where he discovered that Van Gaal had a couple of missed calls from a caller id termed ‘Manchester United.’
De Telegraaf’s Valentijn Driessen was the journalist in question, who discovered the calls on the former Manchester United’s manager phone.
The report further suggests that these calls were made as the Red Devils are increasing their pursuit of PSV and Netherlands forward Cody Gakpo.
The young striker has been heavily linked to a switch to Old Trafford, and the Manchester outfit are prepared to shell out £50m for him in January.
Manchester United offer Garancho to Madrid
A report from MARCA suggests that Manchester United have offered their Argentine starlet to Real Madrid. Alejandro Garnacho has been in magnificent touch playing for the English outfit.
And despite Madrid’s previous interest in the player, a switch looks unlikely. The report further states that Manchester United might still look to extend the Argentine wonderkid’s contract.
PSG interested in signing Marcus Rashford on a free transfer
Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi told Sky Sports that Manchester United and England star Marcus Rashford is a 'really amazing' player and that PSG would be tempted to take him on a free transfer.
Rashford’s current contract at Manchester United runs out in the summer of 2023, and he has yet to sign a new deal. The club have the option of keeping him for another 12 months through an extension clause.
That needs to be activated before the new year so that Les Parisiens can’t open talks with Rashford's entourage over a pre-contract agreement for next summer.
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🗣️ “He’s another player who’s amazing and for free? To have Rashford for free, every club will run after him.”— Football Daily (@footballdaily) December 8, 2022
PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi is a big fan of Marcus Rashford. 👀 pic.twitter.com/RGpobXido3
Man Utd working on deal to sign Yann Sommer for free
According to ESPN, Manchester United are interested in signing Borussia Monchengladbach and Switzerland shot-stopper Yann Sommer on a free transfer next summer.
Sommer, 33, will be a free agent next summer, and has been linked with a move to Old Trafford since the start of the season, with the club apparently planning to open talks with his agent in early 2023 over a potential Bosman transfer.
The report adds that the Red Devils have no plans of keeping Newcastle United loanee Martin Dubravka beyond his season-long loan deal, and that Sommer could come in and replace first-choice option David de Gea, whose contract runs until the end of the season with an option to extend it by another 12 months if the club wants to.
United to go all out for Gonçalo Ramos
According to Fichajes, Manchester United have identified Portuguese and Benfica sensation Gonçalo Ramos as the ideal successor to Cristiano Ronaldo, and prioritise his signing.
Ramos has impressed for both club and country this season, with his highlight being a hattrick and an assist against Switzerland in the World Cup during the Ro16. He is touted by many to be the next big striker and Manchester United will be hoping to sign him before others join the chase.
Manchester United interested in signing 31-year-old Moroccan World Cup hero Bono
Manchester United are considering a move for 31-year-old Sevilla and Morocco goalkeeping star Yassine Bounou as a potential replacement for David de Gea, according to Spanish outlet Fichajes.
Bounou, commonly known as Bono, shot to fame with a hat-trick of penalty stops in World Cup Round of 16 as Morocco defied all odds to beat Spain.
Manchester United are on the lookout a new goalkeeper as Erik ten Hag is not fully convinced about David de Gea’s ball-playing ability to fulfil his demands, making Bono aviable option to replace the Spaniard between the sticks at Old Trafford.
Man Utd handed major boost in pursuit of Joao Felix
Manchester United have received a significant boost in their pursuit of Joao Felix, with Atletico Madrid CEO Gil Marin admitting that the attacker could leave during the upcoming transfer window.
It was recently reportedly that United are among the 'most interested teams' in the €100 million-rated Portuguese sensation. In an interview with TVE, Atletico CEO Gil Marin acknowledged the player's strained relationship with boss Diego Simeone and said that Felix wants to pursue new challenge elsewhere.
Atlético CEO Gil Marín: “João Felix has top level but because of his relationship with Simeone and game time… we feel that makes sense to consider potential bids to sell him”, tells TVE. 🚨⚪️🔴 #transfers— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) December 6, 2022
“I’d love for João to continue, but this is the current situation”. pic.twitter.com/n14N2kPr1K
Manchester United cool Jude Bellingham interest
According to Sky Sport Germany journalist Florian Plettenberg, Manchester United have dropped out of the race to sign Borussia Dortmund midfielder Jude Bellingham next summer.
Bellingham is currently one of Europe's most sought-after midfielders, courtesy of his exceptional progression at Dortmund over the past two-and-a-half seasons.
Plettenberg also reports that Dortmund are demanding a package deal worth between €100-150 million for their prized asset and United’s rivals Liverpool are working hard to land his signature.
Update #Bellingham: As revealed in our show Transfer Update a few weeks ago and now confirmed: #MUFC has hardly any chance and is out of the race. Liverpool still in. Klopp and #LFC players still pushing. Dortmund would sell him in summer. Price tag: €100-150m. @SkySportDE 🏴 pic.twitter.com/W8Ui3jbAEf— Florian Plettenberg (@Plettigoal) December 5, 2022
Red Devils in the hunt to sign Jamal Musiala
Manchester United are the latest club to shown interest in Bayern Munich’s teenage prodigy Jamal Musiala, according to Fichajes.
Musiala has had quite a magnificent season with 12 goals and 10 assist across all competitions from the German heavyweights.
The Red Devils are aware of Musiala’s talents and would look to offer him a lucrative deal to bring him onboard. But considering the youngster has a contract in Germany until 2026, a switch looks unlikely as of now.
Red Devils receive major boost in their pursuit of Cody Gakpo
Dutch forward Cody Gakpo would agree to join Premier League side Manchester United, reports GOAL. Gakpo has been in magnificent form for La Oranje in the ongoing World Cup in Qatar bagging three goals in four games.
The electrifying forward has been on Erik Ten Hag’s transfer wishlist for really long and a transfer to England could be on the cards for Gakpo.
PSV increase price tag of Manchester United target
PSV Eindhoven have increased the price tag of Manchester United target Cody Gakpo to €75 million, according to Footmercato.
Gakpo has been one of the protagonists of Netherlands' campaign so far, scoring 3 goals, as a result of which PSV have increased his price tag.
Red Devils offer Inter player plus cash deal for Dumfries
Manchester United are looking to offer Italian heavyweights Diogo Dalot along with €30m for the signature of Denzel Dumfries, according to journalist Ciro Venerato(via Sport Witness).
The Dutch defender has been on Erik Ten Hag’s transfer wishlist after his world-class outings in Qatar.
And with Inter suffering from financial struggles an offer worth €30m along with Dalot could lure the Italian giants.
Chelsea closely monitoring Sancho's situation at Manchester
Calciomercatoweb has reported that Manchester United could be on the verge of losing their £73m signing Jadon Sancho. The 22-year-old has been sidelined under Erik Ten Hag due to his shambolic outings in England.
But the Blues still have faith in the former Borussia Dortmund talent and are willing to place a bet on Sancho.
Manchester United can use the money made from this signing and invest in their transfer targets like Dumfries and Gakpo, if the Red Devils show Sancho the exit door.
Ronaldo dodges Al-Nassr's whooping €200m per year deal
According to transfer pundit Fabrizio Romano, Cristiano Ronaldo has denied speculations suggesting that the Portuguese veteran would join Saudi Arabia outfit Al-Nassr.
Ronaldo and Manchester United parted ways after the 37-year-old’s revelations in an interview with Piers Morgan.
Since then Ronaldo has been linked to multiple clubs with Al-Nassr offering the talismanic striker a million dollar deal.
But Ronaldo after Portugal’s scintillating victory against Switzerland in Qatar revealed that the rumours indicating that he’s agreed a deal with Al-Nassr were false and were not true at all.
Cristiano Ronaldo on links of Al Nassr deal done: “No, that’s not true — not true”, he said after the game. 🚨🇵🇹🇸🇦 #Qatar2022— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) December 6, 2022
Al Nassr proposal, on the table — but no green light from Ronaldo as of now. pic.twitter.com/y2duCzmZtA
Manchester United eye Jan Oblak as replacement for David de Gea
Manchester United want to sign a replacement for David de Gea and are aiming to sign Jan Obalk from Atletico Madrid, according to Fichajes.
Oblak hasn't been at his best this season and Atletico Madrid could decide to cash in on their goalkeeper, while Erik ten Hag wants a new keeper as de Gea doesn't fit into his style of play.
Manchester United set their sights on Croatian right-back
Manchester United want to sign Celtic right-back Josip Juranovic from Celtic in the upcoming winter transfer window, according to Dean Jones (Give Me Sport).
Erik ten Hag wants to add depth to his backline and Juranovic has emerged as an option. The Celtic man has been impressive for Croatia at the ongoing World Cup.
Red Devils still in the hunt to sign Jude Bellingham
Despite reports coming out of England suggesting that Manchester United are out of the race for Jude Bellingham, transfer pundit Fabrizio Romano has revealed in his exclusive Daily Briefing for CaughtOffside that the Red Devils are still chasing the Dortmund wonderkid.
Although the English outfit are aware that they are behind the likes of Manchester City and Liverpool when it comes to landing Bellingham.
“As far as I understand, it’s not that Manchester United are out of the race,” Romano stated.
“They want Bellingham but they know Liverpool, Manchester City and Real Madrid have different power on the market at this stage of their project.
“So Man United will try but they know it’s more than difficult. Focus now is on January, not on June yet.”
Sancho sends hidden signs as a return to Dortmund looks possible
Jadon Sancho could be fighting for a famous return to Borussia Dortmund, according to German outlet Ruhr24.
Red Devils had previously forked out about €73m for the services of the 22-year-old but Sancho has failed to mark an impression in England. And with him failing to constantly get in Erik Ten Hag’s eleven, a return to his former employees could be on the cards.
The English youngster was left out of Three Lions’ squad flying to Qatar leading him to deactivate his Instagram account.
But few days back Sancho had reinstated his account on the social media platform and all though it had no pictures, his profile contained a link with a few pictures from his Dortmund days.
This has left many fans in Germany ponder that Sancho could be vying to make a famous return to his former club and this could be his appeal to the German outfit.
United to chase Meunier despite Barcelona links
Manchester United have joined the hunt for Thomas Meunier, according to the Express.
Although the Belgian international will only hear offers from the English club if Barcelona cool off their interest in him. Currently the Catalan giants are the frontrunners to sign Meunier, but the Red Devils are still pursuing his signature.
With Diogo Dalot only a viable option at right-back for Erik Ten Hag, the Dutch manager would hunt for an experienced player like Meunier in the winter transfer window.
Red Devils bow out of Bellingham race
According to Florian Plettenberg, Manchester United have been handed a big transfer blow as the English club are reportedly out of the hunt to land Bellingham.
The England international has showcased his masterclass in Qatar playing for the Three Lions, but according to reports Bellingham will not be joining the Red Devils this season.
Update #Bellingham: As revealed in our show Transfer Update a few weeks ago and now confirmed: #MUFC has hardly any chance and is out of the race. Liverpool still in. Klopp and #LFC players still pushing. Dortmund would sell him in summer. Price tag: €100-150m. @SkySportDE 🏴 pic.twitter.com/W8Ui3jbAEf— Florian Plettenberg (@Plettigoal) December 5, 2022
Red Devils looking to sign Gvardiol from RB Leipzig
Manchester United are keeping close tabs on RB Leipzig’s defender Josko Gvardiol, according to Florian Plettenberg.
The 20-year-old has a contract at Germany until 2027, but that won’t stop the Red Devils from rocketing their chase of the youngster’s signature.
Like the other clubs involved in the race, Erik Ten Hag and company want to bring-in Gvardiol in the summer of 2023.
News #Gvardiol: We’ve been told: NO release clause in his contract until 2027. But lots of top clubs informed about him for 2023. #CFC, #MUFC, Real and Barcelona highly involved. For Tuchel he was the main target. Boehly also focused on him. NO contact with Bayern. @SkySportDE 🇭🇷 pic.twitter.com/XQsOqjzpEx— Florian Plettenberg (@Plettigoal) December 5, 2022
USMNT captain won't move to Manchester United in January
Leeds United star Tyler Adams, who captained USA at the World Cup, will not leave the German club to join Manchester United in January, according to transfer insider Dean Jones (via Give Me Sport).
“A move to Manchester United is not on at the moment. That’s not one that is active at all," Jones told Give Me Sport.
“From what I’m told, he’s going to see out the season and probably see what lands after that point."
Cristiano Ronaldo will be an Al-Nassr player from 1st January
Cristiano Ronaldo is all set to leave European football after 20 years as he looks set to join Saudi Arabian outfit Al-Nassr.
Per MARCA, the Portuguese international will join Al-Nassr on a two-and-a-half year deal, reported to be worth 500 million euros.
Manchester United wanted to sign Thomas Meunier in the summer
According to Fabrizio Romano, Manchester United wanted to sign Thomas Meunier to rotate with Diogo Dalot for the right-back spot, but Borussia Dortmund blocked the move.
“Both Barcelona and Manchester United were interested in Thomas Meunier last August but there was no chance to agree on deal with Borussia Dortmund,” Romano said in his exclusive Substack column for CaughtOffside.
Red Devils eyeing a swoop of Swiss goalkeeper
Manchester Evening News has reported that the Red Devils are currently the front runner to sign Swiss keeper Yann Sommer.
The veteran shot-stopper’s contract at Borussia Monchengladbach expires in 2023, and Sommer is prepared to depart for England to join the Red Devils.
Erik Ten Hag could replace David De Gea at Old Trafford as Sommer’s profile matches the Dutch manager’s style of play.
Manchester United need to pay £50m for the services of Gakpo
According to the Mirror, Manchester United will have to fork out £50m for the signature of Dutch forward Cody Gakpo. The young player had 13 goals and 17 assists to his name heading into the Qatar.
Gakpo has been magnificent for his national outfit as well guiding the Dutch team to the quarter finals with his scintillating performances.
With the Red Devils having terminated Ronaldo’s contract, they are short of options in attack and Gakpo could be a brilliant signing to bolster Ten Hag’s forward battery.
€70m price tag slapped on Moisés Caicedo
According to Fichajes, Brighton will only begin to consider bids starting from €70m for midfielder Moisés Caicedo.
Caicedo has performed excellently for both club and country, even scoring for Ecuador at the World Cup. As a result many clubs are looking to sign him to reinforce their midfield, including Manchester United.
Man Utd eyeing double swoop for key Liverpool men
Manchester United are said to be leading the race to sign Liverpool's head of research, Ian Graham, according to reports in Football Insider. Graham resigned in June and is currently seeing out a 12-month notice period at Anfield, meaning he will depart the Merseyside club in May after being a key part of the Klopp era.
The same outlet has revealed that the Red Devils are also in pole position to sign Liverpool's sporting director, Michael Edwards, in a double swoop to overhaul their recruitment department.
Red Devils evaluating options for Zidane Iqbal as January approaches
Manchester United are evaluating their options for teenage midfielder Zidane Iqbal as the winter transfer window approaches.
According to Manchester Evening News, the Red Devils are deciding whether to loan the player out in January or keep him with the first team, where he hasn't managed to get many minutes yet.
Thomas Meunier ready to listen to offers from Manchester United
Borussia Dortmund right-back Thomas Meunier, who has been linked to a move to Barcelona, will start listening to offers from Manchester United as his alleged move to the Camp Nou seems to be an obscure possibility now.
AC Milan, Juventus, and two London-based clubs are said to be monitoring Meunier's situation too, according to Mundo Deportivo.
Man Utd make contact with Ismael Bennacer’s agent
According to Calciomercato, Manchester United have established contact with the entourage of AC Milan midfielder Ismael Bennacer.
The Algerian star is entering the final 18-months of his contract, and the Rossoneri have struggled to entice him to sign a new long-term deal.
The club intends to keep him by raising his wage from €1.5 million to €3.4 million a year, but he could be lured to move elsewhere.
The 25-year-old just engaged Enzo Raiola, late super-agent Mino Raiola's cousin, as his new agent, and both Manchester United and Chelsea are said to have made contact with him as they look to bring him back to English shores.
Manchester United ready to trigger Martin Zubimendi’s €60m release clause
Manchester United are reportedly prepared to meet Martin Zubimendi's 60 million release clause, with manager Erik ten Hag keen on signing the Real Sociedad midfielder.
According to Spanish outlet AS (via Sport Witness), the Red Devils have set their sights on Zubimendi. The Real Sociedad starlet has emerged as a top target for Erik ten Hag as he looks to shore up midfield options. Zubimendi's current contract at Sociedad expires in 2025, but the midfielder has a €60 million release clause – a figure attainable by Manchester United.
The Mancunian giants are expected to trigger the clause in the summer as they consider Zubimendi a great value for the investment, with Barcelona also prowling for his signature.
Journalist suggests Ronaldo 'very tempted' to join Chelsea
According to journalist Daniele Longo, Cristiano Ronaldo is ‘very tempted’ to join Graham Potter’s Chelsea after parting ways with Manchester United.
Chelsea had reportedly shown keen interest in signing Ronaldo after he became a free agent and now the Portuguese forward is fascinated by their approach.
Although the talismanic striker has received a million dollar offer from Saudi Arabian club Al-Nassr, he would like to stay in England to prove his worth to the world.
Cristiano Ronaldo, c’è il #Chelsea. Il campione portoghese è molto tentato @cmdotcom— Daniele Longo (@86_longo) December 2, 2022
Manchester United ‘destined’ to sign Chelsea playmaker Christian Pulisic
Chelsea and USMNT attacker Christian Pulisic is destined to agree a move to join Manchester United during the January transfer window amid strong Juventus interest, according to Italian outlet Calciomercato.
The Red Devils were after Pulisic in the summer transfer window and tried to sign the playmaker on loan but the Blues did not sanction his exit, and a deal did not materialise between the clubs.
The 24-year-old now wants to leave the Blues in January after being frustrated with his lack of regular minutes and Calciomercato claims that he could be on his way to Old Trafford.
Cristiano Ronaldo edging closer to a January move to Al Nassr
According to Marca, ex-Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo is set to join Saudi Arabian club Al Nassr when the transfer market reopens in January.
The 37-year-old was recently released by Manchester United off the back of a bombshell interview with Piers Morgan where he unleashed a string of insults on Erik ten Hag and the Old Trafford hierarchy.
In the same interview, Ronaldo stated that he turned down a massive offer from Saudi Arabia last summer, when his future at the Theatre of Dreams appeared to be up in the air.
Manchester United told to pay €50m to sign Cody Gakpo
Manchester United will have to cough up a guaranteed fee of €50m to bring in Dutch World Cup star Cody Gakpo from PSV Eindhoven to the club in January, according to reputed Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano.
The Red Devils were keen on landing the PSV attacker's services last summer, but opted against an approach as they ran out of budget after making a huge outlay of €100m to sign Antony from Ajax.
United are considering to revisit their interest in Gakpo in the new year, and Romano told Youtube channel The United Stand that PSV may now demand €50m upfront for the 23-year-old. Romano said: “I think they [PSV] want €50m guaranteed for Cody Gakpo.”
Manchester United confident of agreeing Marcus Rashford renewal
Manchester United are reportedly confident of tying star-man Marcus Rashford down to a new long-term deal, and will soon activate the option to extend his current deal by another year.
The 25-year-old, who has been in fine form throughout the season, produced a splendid performance for England during their 3-0 World Cup win over Wales on Tuesday night, bagging a wonderful second-half brace to see England through to the round of 16 in the competition.
He has also been involved in 11 goals for United across all competitions prior to heading for Qatar, scoring eight and assisting three.With his current contract expiring at the end of the season, the Red Devils are keen to press the one-year extension option to fend off foreign clubs circling him to begin transfer negotiation from January onwards.
Manchester United are in talks with Cody Gakpo
According to Nicolo Schira, Manchester United are in talks with PSV for the signing of Dutch international Cody Gakpo. The Red Devils are said to have offered a contract until 2027 with an option for an additional year.
Manager Erik ten Hag is said to be an admirer of the forward and has asked United to speed up negotiations, according to reports from Relevo.
Talks in progress for Cody #Gakpo to #ManchesterUnited from #PSV. #MUFC to try to sign the dutch talent. Offered a contract until 2027 with option for 2028. #transfers https://t.co/RoPSPzeCj5— Nicolò Schira (@NicoSchira) November 30, 2022
Manchester United and Unai Simon yet to have first contacts
Manchester United are yet to establish any contacts with Unai Simon (or his agents), according to Fabrizio Romano.
“Honestly, I’m not aware of any talk between Man United and Unai Simon or his agents. I think he’s very good goalkeeper but at the moment the goalkeepers market, in general, is really quiet; it’s always kind of domino for the goalkeepers and I don’t see big things changing in January,” Romano wrote in his exclusive Substack column for CaughtOffside.
Manchester United interested in signing Rangers' Scottish sensation
Manchester United are interested in signing Scottish wonderkid Jack Wylie from Rangers, according to Daily Mirror.
The Red Devils have been scouting the 16-year-old for weeks and have been really impressed by him.
Manchester United step up interest in Jeremie Frimpong
Manchester United seems to have ramped up their pursuit of Jeremie Frimpong from Bayer Leverkusen. That's according to a report Sky Sports Germany, which has tipped the Dutchman to make the switch to Old Trafford during next summer’s transfer window.
The report states that the Dutchman is aware of the interest from the Red Devils and would be open to a move away from Leverkusen in near future. It is added that his switch to Old Trafford is ‘becoming more and more imminent’.
The Express has also come out to add that talks between the two clubs are set to begin after the World Cup concludes, with the player currently on international duty with the Netherlands.
Manchester United looking to recall on-loan players
According to Manchester Evening News, Manchester United are considering recalling youngsters from loan, Ethan Laird in particular, who is currently on loan at Queens Park Rangers.
Erik ten Hag wants to recall Laird to fill up for the right-back spot that will be vacant as Aaron Wan-Bissaka is excepted to leave Old Trafford in the winter transfer window.
Amad Diallo and Hannibal Mejbri are two more United youngssters who have a recall option available.
Manchester United set to compete with Liverpool for Moises Caicedo
Manchester United are set to enter the race for Brighton's prodigy Moisés Caicedo and give competition to fellow Premier League side Liverpool, claims Florian Plettenberg.
The 21-year-old Ecuadorian midfielder has been a starter at the ongoing World Cup in Qatar, putting on displays that are mature beyond his years.
Brighton hope to keep Caicedo beyond 2023.
News #Caicedo: #MUFC is planning to enter the race! Bosses highly interested. Also on the list of #LFC - next to Bellingham - & spotted by many other top clubs. Team mates say he is an „exceptional player & character“. Brighton hopes that he will stay beyond 2023. @SkySportDE 🇪🇨 pic.twitter.com/NGqLiWazVU— Florian Plettenberg (@Plettigoal) November 28, 2022
Erik Ten Hag pick out Zubimendi as Casemiro's successor
Manchester United has identified Martin Zubimendi as a long-term successor of Casemiro, according to Mundo Deportivo.
The Brazilian midfielder is reaching the twilight of his career and the Red Devils need a strong profile to replace him.
According to the report, Erik Ten Hag was impressed by the Spaniard’s performance in the Europa League against United and the Dutch manager is willing to pay the £52m mentioned in his release clause.
Red Devils were interested in Pulisic last summer
Fabrizio Romano via CaughtOffside has revealed that Manchester United had inquired Chelsea about a possible loan move for American forward Christian Pulisic.
The Red Devils needed reinforcements in their attacking battery and with Pulisic having fallen down the pecking order at Stamford Bridge, a loan switch could have favored both parties.
The transfer expert exclaimed, "Pulisic was already on Man United’s list in the summer, but Chelsea didn’t want to loan him out at that time. His future depends on the proposals, at the moment the situation is still quiet; Arsenal’s priority remains Mudryk for January but it’s still early."
Manchester United won't pay a large fee for Victor Osimhen
According to Sky Germany's Florian Plettenberg, Manchester United will not pay an exorbitant amount to sign Victor Osimhen from Napoli.
"As reported he‘s one of the top targets. But been told that #MUFC doesn’t want to pay a crazy price around €100m," Plettenberg said in his tweet.
News #Osimhen: As reported he‘s one of the top targets. But been told that #MUFC doesn’t want to pay a crazy price around €100m. Bosses say: He is ready for the Premier League! What they appreciate about him: Speed, physicality. He’s a finisher! Thuram is not hot. @SkySportDE 🇳🇬 pic.twitter.com/UTTfhx3AbH— Florian Plettenberg (@Plettigoal) November 27, 2022
Manchester United interested in signing Christian Pulisic
According to Football London, Manchester United are reportedly interested in the services of Chelsea's Christian Pulisic.
The American winger's contract expires in 2024. With Pulisic yet to enter extension talks with the Blues, a good offer from the Red Devils might tempt the player to seek pastures new.
Manchester United in the race to sign young Colombian forward
According to The Sun, Manchester United want to sign 18-year-old Colombian winger Jhon Durán, who plays for MLS side Chicago Fire.
Durán has already made his debut for the Colombian national team, and scored eight goals in the 2022 season of MLS.
However, fellow Premier League clubs Liverpool, Everton, and West Ham United are also in the race to sign the youngster, with the latter two considered to be frontrunners.
Red Devils have an agreement in principle with Cody Gakpo
According to Football Insider, Manchester United has reached an agreement in principle with Cody Gakpo in January. The Dutch forward has been in magnificent touch for PSV and his national outfit in Qatar.
He already has 2 goals in 2 appearances in his maiden World Cup finals and could be the perfect solution for Manchester United’s attacking problems.
The personal conditions that were outlined between United and Gakpo's agents in the summer are probably to blame for how quickly the basic arrangement has been reached. But the Red Devils will still have to shell out €60m for Gakpo's services.
🚨 EXCLUSIVE! 🚨— Football Insider (@footyinsider247) November 26, 2022
- Man United are closing in on Gakpo deal after Ten Hag talks. ☎️
- "Agreement in principle" with the player, who is keen to join a PL giant. ✅
- PSV don't want to sell in Jan & price tag set to increase after his dazzling star to World Cup. 💸
Manchester United inching closer to sign Depay
According to Sky Sport's journalist Florian Plettenberg, Manchester United and Barcelona are inching closer to formalizing a deal for Memphis Depay.
The Dutch forward has fallen down the pecking order under Xavi and the club is therefore looking to offload him to save on his wages. And with Erik Ten Hag in need of a striker after Ronaldo’s departure, the Dutch manager is prepared to sign Depay in January.
News #Depay: He is also on the list of #MUFC. We‘ve been told that Ten Hag can really imagine bringing him back. There is contact between all parties. Barca would even terminate the contract, desperately wants to save the salary. @Sky_Marc @SkySportDE 🇳🇱 pic.twitter.com/PSrkcNiVnx— Florian Plettenberg (@Plettigoal) November 25, 2022
United aiming to target Moussa Diaby in the near future
According to Spanish publication, Fichajes, Manchester United are targeting Moussa Diaby from Bayer Leverkusen. The French winger has an electrifying pace and is a menace in front of goal which could help Erik Ten Hag fill the gap left by a departing Ronaldo.
But the last time a suitor asked for Diaby, Leverkusen was considering nothing less than £60m. It’ll be crucial to see what price tag Diaby comes with considering he’s tied to the German club until 2025.
Ronaldo receives a million dollar offer from Al-Nassr
According to CBS Sports, former Manchester United player, Cristiano Ronaldo has received an offer worth £186m from Saudi Arabian side Al-Nassr.
The club has been chasing Ronaldo’s signature since he became a free agent and is prepared to offer him a deal that could see the Portuguese take him £60m a year over the course of three years.
Manchester United looking to bring in the duo of Gakpo and Leao
According to The Mirror, Erik Ten Hag has guided Manchester United’s board to bring Cody Gakpo and Rafael Leao from PSV and AC Milan respectively.
The Dutch manager wants to bolster his attacking battery with the signings of Gakpo and Leao after the unfortunate exit of Cristiano Ronaldo from Manchester United.
It’s claimed that the Red Devils could aim to get both their players in January as he looks to rebuild a struggling United side.
Manchester United monitoring Diego Simeone
Atletico Madrid's long term manager, Diego Simeone, could be on his way out from the club with United circling around the Argentine manager. According to a report from Fichajes, Manchester United are keen to take the opportunity and can look to snap him up.
The Red Devils appointed Erik ten Hag over the summer but the results have been mixed so far. Atletico Madrid have started slow this season as well and this could open the door for a potential exit.
Zara chief keen to takeover Man Utd
Zara's owner, Amancio Ortega, has reportedly shown interest in buying Manchester United from the Glazers, according to Manchester Evening News.
Ortega, with a net worth of $61.3 billion (according to Forbes), is set to compete with technology giants Apple and other bidders for the Red Devils.
Flamengo gearing to make an offer for Ronaldo
Brazilian outfit Flamengo has emerged as a surprise contender to sign former Manchester United striker Cristiano Ronaldo, as per Veja. The Portuguese forward had a sour ending with his boyhood club after the English club terminated his contract.
Since Ronaldo has become a free agent, numerous clubs have inquired about his signature with Flamengo joining the list. The 2022 Copa Libertadores champions are yet to put a deal on the table but are prepared to offer him one.
British businessman in line to acquire Manchester United
According to The Telegraph, Sir Jim Ratcliffe has shown interest in acquiring Manchester United. After the Glazers family declared the possibility of selling the English club, a lot of potential suitors raised their hands.
Sir Jim Ratcliffe remains to be an ardent supporter of Manchester United and is willing to fork out the club’s asking price. The British businessman previously made an attempt to sign Chelsea but failed to land the deal.
Napoli hand United major transfer blow
Fabrizio Romano confirmed to CaughtOffside via his Substack Column that Napoli has handed Manchester United a major blow ahead of the winter transfer window as the Italian club has refused to sell Victor Osimhen in January.
Osimhen has been in magnificent form for Napoli scoring goals for them and was a major transfer target for Erik Ten Hag after Ronaldo’s departure.
“Napoli insists they won’t sell Osimhen or any other player in January. The price tag in the summer was €120m and nothing happened, now they’re doing great in Serie A and Champions League so there are no plans to sell him in January at all,” said Romano.
Tech giants Apple interested in acquiring Manchester United
According to Daily Star, tech giant Apple is interested in acquiring Manchester United after it was reported that the club is on sale.
The report suggests that Apple's CEO Tim Cook is interested in owning the English club and could line up talks with banks that oversee the giant’s overseas sales which includes the Raine Group.
The deal would cost its new owners a sum of £5.8b as Apple’s future plans would include updating Old Trafford and increase funding for transfers.
Red Devils consider Harry Kane as the perfect replacment for Ronaldo
Fichajes has reported that the Red Devils have identified Tottenham Hotspurs’ star-striker Harry Kane as the ideal replacement for Cristiano Ronaldo.
Manchester United and Ronaldo parted ways after an ugly turn of events, and since then the club has been looking for backups. The club wants to sign Harry Kane in the upcoming January window as they look to challenge for a European spot.
Although Kane has spent a large chunk of his career being Tottenham’s main striker, a fresh challenge and better chances to win silverware could lure the English forward.
Glazers prepare to sell Manchester United
Manchester United have released an official statement that the club administration are looking for alternate ways to increase the club's growth, which could include United owners, the Glazer family, selling the club after 17 years.
The Glazers have been subject to major dissent and protest from the fans due to the lack of investment and ambition shown by them in the last decade, which has led to Manchester United not winning the league since 2013.
United leading the race for Cody Gakpo
Manchester United have been linked with Cody Gakpo over the summer and are now said to be firm favorites to land the Dutch forward according to reports in The Sun via Sky Sports.
The 23-year-old scored against Senegal in Netherland's opening fixture at the World Cup.
Manchester United enter the race for Marcus Thuram
Manchester United are looking at options to strengthen their attacking options under Erik ten Hag. According to Rudy Galetti, United are looking at Borussia Monchengladbach's Marcus Thuram as an option.
The Frenchman's contract ends in June 2023 but Borussia Monchengladbach's could look to sell in January to make profit.
Ronaldo to choose between Newcastle or Al Nassr
Cristiano Ronaldo and Manchester United have parted ways by mutual consent and the Portuguese is on the lookout for a new club.
According to Spanish outlet Marca, Ronaldo is "torn" between a January move to Newcastle and Saudi Arabian side Al Nassr, as those are the only clubs likely to meet his £520k-a-week wage.
Official: Manchester United terminate Cristiano Ronaldo’s contract with immediate effect
Manchester United have confirmed Cristiano Ronaldo's exit from the club with immediate effect after mutually agreeing to terminate his contract.
The Red Devils were said to be exploring ways to terminate Cristiano Ronaldo’s contract at the club following his controversial "tell all" interview with Piers Morgan, where he lashed out at his manager, former team-mates, and the owners of the club.
The 37-year-old Portuguese striker returned to Old Trafford in the summer of 2021, and has expressed a desire to leave the club since last summer after the club failed to secure Champions League football despite him having a decent individual season.
The much-publicised and heavily critiqued soap opera has finally come to a close, with United announcing the release of the global football icon.
🚨 BREAKING: Cristiano Ronaldo is to leave Manchester United by mutual agreement, with immediate effect.— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) November 22, 2022
“The club thanks him for his immense contribution across two spells at Old Trafford”, statement confirms. pic.twitter.com/wpkHJLVVpu
Juventus keeper Wojciech Szczesny on Manchester United radar
According to Calcio Mercato, Manchester United are interested in signing for Poland and Juventus shot-stopper Wojciech Szczesny to replace long-serving stopper David de Gea as they look to revamp their goalkeeping department.
With the Spaniard in the final year of his contract, the Red Devils are at risk of losing current number one De Gea on a free transfer next year. United do hold a one-year option on his deal, but the club could be looking to take a different route by parting ways with one of their top wage earners.
They are planning to sign a new number one next summer. Juventus star Szczesny has emerged as a possible option on their radar, with the Pole entering the final 18 months of his current contract in Turin.
Real Madrid will not consider the option to re-sign Ronaldo
According to The Sun, Real Madrid have knocked back the chance to re-sign Cristiano Ronaldo after the Portuguese superstar offered his services to Los Blancos on a six-month deal in what was desperate ploy to leave Manchester United in the wake of controversial Piers Morgan interview and seal a sensational return to the Spanish capital.
With Karim Benzema suffering an injury blow during international duty, rumours started to circulate that Ronaldo's agent has offered his client to Madrid as a possible short-term fix.
However, the reigning Champions League and La Liga winners are not looking to sign a No. 9 in the winter transfer window, and have absolute confidence in Benzema making a return from injury, while Rodrygo is deemed as a capable enough option to provide cover untilthen.
Marko Arnautovic: 'Manchester United tried to sign me several times'
Bologna forward Marko Arnautovic has confirmed that Manchester United tried to sign him mutliple times during the summer transfer window.
The 33-year-old joined Bologna from Shanghai Port in August 2021 and had a good debut season, scoring 15 goals in 34 appearances, including 14 in Serie A, garnering interest from Manchester United, who eventually decided against a move after discovering Bologna's hefty asking price amid heavy fan backlash."Manchester United tried to sign me several times," the Bologna striker Laola1 (h/t Metro). "And it was a difficult decision to stay in Italy because my family wanted to return to England.
"For me it's clear that the Red Devils remain at the top of the universe. And Bologna, as a name, are not. But that's fine. Here everything is calm, you have time for yourself and no stress. This is only good for me."
AS Roma director denies Ronaldo rumours
AS Roma director Tiago Pinto (via journalist Fabrizio Romano) has denied any suggestion that the club would be looking to pursue a deal for wantaway Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo.
As per Pinto, AS Roma never held talks with Ronaldo, and perhaps the media linked him with the Giallorossi due to the club's Portuguese connection with Pinto himself and manager Jose Mourinho.
AS Roma director Tiago Pinto: "Cristiano Ronaldo has never been an option for Roma - nothing serious or concrete despite the rumours. We've never opened talks to sign him". 🇵🇹 #ASRoma— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) November 20, 2022
"Maybe they linked CR7 to us as I'm Portuguese and Mourinho too, but that was not the case". pic.twitter.com/LgNWTSzcbR
Man Utd to reward breakout star Alejandro Garnacho with a new bumper deal
According to The Daily Star, Manchester United are set to hand a new bumper contract to teenage sensation Alejandro Garnacho following his brilliant breakthrough under Erik ten Hag this campaign.
Garnacho, 18, is considered as one of the brightest young talents at United. He was outstanding earlier this month after being given the opportunity to shine by the manager.
The Argentine wonderkid scored on his full Europa League debut over Real Sociedad in a 1-0 win and came off the bench to provide two assists in the 4-2 EFL Cup win versus Aston Villa.
He scored a dramatic last-gasp winner at Fulham last weekend, which was his debut Premier League goal.
De Jong shuts all doors to join Manchester United
Frenkie De Jong has revealed that he sees himself in Spain for the next decade. After massive speculation linking him to Old Trafford, the Dutch midfielder decided to stay at Camp Nou and he has slowly started establishing his place in Xavi’s starting eleven.
Speaking to De Telegraaf, the 25-year-old said: "I am very happy in Barcelona. When I play it’s great and in terms of living here life is perfect. I see myself at Barcelona for as long as possible. I personally hope for another eight or 10 years."
United looking to lure Vinicius Jr. to Old Trafford
Erik Ten Hag is searching the transfer market to find the perfect successor to Cristiano Ronaldo at Old Trafford, as the Portuguese striker is destined to leave the club. After Ronaldo’s interview with Piers Morgan, it became clear that the Red Devils will part ways with the 5 time Ballon D’Or winner.
And now according to the Spanish publication, ElNacional, Manchester United has identified Real Madrid’s Brazilian winger Vinicius Jr. as the perfect replacement for Ronaldo in Ten Hag’s forward battery.
Los Blancos have been looking to extend their electrifying winger’s contract which expires in 2024.
The report also suggests that Erik Ten Hag would have personally spoken to Vinicius Jr. by now and the Manchester outfit is also looking to offer him the number ‘7’ jersey after Ronaldo’s departure.
Ronaldo linked with surprise move to Fiorentina
Cristiano Ronaldo has been on the front pages recently after his explosive interview with Piers Morgan. Due to his comments in said interview, many reports have stated that Manchester United are planning to terminate his contract.
Now Calciomercatoweb reports that Fiorentina are emerging as a surprise candidate for Ronaldo to move to in the winter.
Fiorentina owner Rocco B. Commisso is one of the richest humans on the planet and is reportedly willing to pay Ronaldo whatever he wants in the hope of luring him to La Viola.
Manchester United enter race to sign Memphis Depay
According to Spanish publication Sport, Manchester United have joined Arsenal and Chelsea in the race to sign Barcelona forward Memphis Depay in January.
United are contemplating re-signing Depay since Cristiano Ronaldo could leave in January, with the Red Devils currently in the process of terminating the Portuguese icon's contract following his bombshell interview with Piers Morgan in which he slammed Erik ten Hag and the Glazers.
The Red Devils are trying to bolster their midfield, and view former flop Depay as a low-cost alternative.
Depay's representatives have already alerted United, Arsenal, and Chelsea that the 28-year-old versatile attacker would be free to leave the Catalan giants when the transfer market reopens in January.
United in danger of losing Uruguayan starlet
Mirror has claimed that Manchester United could be on the verge of losing Uruguayan wonderkid, Facundo Pellistri, after the World Cup in Qatar.
Facundo Pellistri, who has found his way into the Sky Blue’s roster, has failed to find himself in the starting eleven despite joining the Red Devils in 2020.
And now according to his agent, if Pellistri enjoys a standout tournament, he could become one of the hottest young prospects around Europe.
Edgardo Lasalvia said: "I think that with a good World Cup, as we think it will have, his departure is imminent.”
Red Devils handed major transfer blow before the start of the World Cup
According to Manchester Evening News, Tottenham Hotspurs have emerged as the frontrunners to sign Kim Min-Jae giving Erik Ten Hag and company a major blow.
Manchester United were chasing the center-back for quite a long time but it looks like he’ll prefer the North London outfit over them. One of the main reasons for this is the presence of Son Heung-Min at Spurs who could be a key factor in the move.
United looking to kick Ronaldo out
Following the explosive interview by Ronaldo, Manchester United have taken the first steps to kicking Ronaldo out of the club. According to Chris Wheeler, Ronaldo's contract will be torn up and he will effectively be sacked for a breach of contract.
Ronaldo is set to lose £16 million in wages if United do this.
Utd have taken the first steps towards kicking Ronaldo out of the club + he will effectively be sacked for breach of contract which will be torn up + Portugal star set to lose £16m in wages + Utd decided there was no way back + team-mates said to be ambivalent towards him #mufc— Chris Wheeler (@ChrisWheelerDM) November 18, 2022
United identify Mbappe as Ronaldo's successor at Old Trafford
According to a recent report by The Mirror, Manchester United is planning a surprise swoop of PSG’s talismanic striker Kylian Mbappe. The French forward is one of the biggest attacking prospects in the World and is currently defending his World Cup title in Qatar.
With the Red Devils looking to offload Cristiano Ronaldo after his latest revelations in an interview with Piers Morgan, they could lure Mbappe to Old Trafford.
The Manchester outfit is prepared to fork out a salary of £500,000-a-week for Mbappe’s services, something they previously offered Ronaldo. Something that could concern United is that Mbappe currently garners £650,000-a-week under the new bumper contract he signed at the start of the summer.
United scouting Sassuolo's Davide Frattesi
Manchester United are in the market to bolster their squad and are said to be monitoring Sassuolo's 23-year-old, Davide Frattesi, according to Il Resto del Carlino.
The box-to-box midfielder is enjoying a great campaign getting into Italy's national team as well. United aren't alone in the pursuit with Tottenham Hotspur also keeping tabs on the midfielder..
Ronaldo: I was extremely close to joining Man City
Cristiano Ronaldo revealed in his interview with Piers Morgan that he was close to joining Manchester City in the summer of 2021.
Cristiano Ronaldo tells @PiersMorgan: “I was close to joining Manchester City in 2021. I was surprised — as they tried hard to sign me”. 🚨🔴 #MUFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) November 16, 2022
But my heart, my history with Man United, Sir Alex Ferguson made the difference. The heart was speaking loud in that moment”. pic.twitter.com/OrAbVd6Krd
Manchester United target has a release clause in his contract
Manchester United are among the sides interested in signing South Korean and Napoli center back, Kim Min-Jae, according to reports from GIFN.
Napoli's director, Cristiano Giuntoli, has come out and confirmed the presence of a release clause in his contract. "It is only valid for foreign clubs and it’s accessible in a window in July, for just 15 days," said Giuntoli as relayed by Football Italia. Napoli are trying to alter his deal which ends in 2025.
Beckham wants Ronaldo at Inter Miami
Ronaldo's entourage is looking for a new club following the explosive interview with Piers Morgan. According to The Sun via Sky Sports, David Beckham wants to bring Ronaldo to the MLS and join his side Inter Miami.
Newcastle may pursue Ronaldo again
Cristiano Ronaldo is potentially on his way out from the club in January following an explosive interview with Piers Morgan.
According to the Daily Mail (via The Shields Gazette), Newcastle United reportedly made contact with the player's agent in the past and will be looking to pursue him again with the manager, Eddie Howe, said to be a big fan.
Cristiano Ronaldo's contract may be terminated by Manchester United
Following the shocking revelations made by Cristiano Ronaldo in an interview with Piers Morgan, Manchester United are reportedly considering "tearing up" Cristiano's contract, Telegraph reports.
As long as the forward doesn't request a pay-off for the remainder of his contract, the club will void Ronaldo's contract in January.
The possible destinations for Cristiano Ronaldo as he's on the verge of leaving Manchester
Cristiano Ronaldo sent shockwaves throughout Europe with massive revelations against Manchester United and Erik Ten Hag. And with the Portuguese destined to depart from Old Trafford, Fichajes has figured out three possible destinations for the talismanic striker.
Ronaldo could either go to Chelsea considering Todd Boehly’s interest in the player or his boyhood club Sporting Lisbon for one final adventure. The last option for the 37-year-old could be to go to MLS considering his salary demands.
Journalist claims that Aaron Wan-Bissaka could return to Selhurst Park
Journalist Pete O’Rourke while speaking to Give Me Sport explained that Manchester United’s right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka could be interested in a move back to his former club Crystal Palace.
Diogo Dalot has replaced Wan-Bissaka in Manchester United’s backline and it looks like a move away from Old Trafford can only revive the latter’s career. Crystal Palace has looked vulnerable at right-back and it could be a blessing in disguise if Wan-Bissaka decides to leave.
“I’m sure Wan-Bissaka would be interested in making that return to Selhurst Park, probably on a loan deal initially,” O’Rourke exclaimed.
“I think the right-back position at Palace is maybe not the strongest, with the likes of Joel Ward and Nathaniel Clyne sharing that spot right now."
Barcelona looking to sell United's transfer target of last summer
Manchester United could receive a major transfer boost next season. The Red Devils have struggled to find a deputy for Diogo Dalot at the right-back position and the Portuguese has looked vulnerable on several occasions.
With Aaron Wan-Bissaka not in Erik Ten Hag’s plans, the Manchester club could approach Barcelona for American international Sergino Dest. The club had approached Dest last summer as failed but a move couldn't take place.
According to a recently published report by SPORT, the Catalan giants could offload Dest after he returns from his loan spell in Italy. With Erik Ten Hag already aware of Dest’s quality, the Dutch manager could target him next summer.
United eye Sanchez as De Gea replacement
As per Fichajes, Manchester United see Brighton & Hove Albion goalkeeper Robert Sánchez as a potential successor of David de Gea next season.
De Gea's contract expires next summer, with the Spanish goalkeeper unlikely to renew it. The report states that Juventus and Atletico Madrid are his most likely suitors.
Manchester United send another offer for struggling Joao Felix
Spanish publication Cadena SER has reported that Erik Ten Hag and company could send a second bid for Atletico Madrid’s starlet Joao Felix.
The Portuguese joined the Spanish outfit for a whopping price of £113m but has failed to make an impression. Manchester United are aware of Felix’s talent and are prepared to send another offer to acquire his services.
The Red Devils could see their dreams finally come true considering Felix is pushing for a move away from Wanda and La Rojiblancos themselves need cash to rebuild their squad.
De Gea needs to accept a pay cut to continue playing at Manchester
Manchester United have asked their primary shot-stopper David De Gea to cut his wages short if the Spaniard wants to continue playing at the Theatre. According to The Daily Star, the Red Devils aren’t prepared to extend De Gea’s contract at his current weekly wages of £375,000.
Recently there has been a lot of speculation around De Gea’s future considering he was dropped from the Spanish team going to the World Cup. The report also suggests that the 32-year-old’s new salary would be around £100,000 weekly if he signs a new contract at Old Trafford.
Barcelona eyeing United's Argentine prodigy Alejandro Garnacho
Fichajes has reported that Barcelona is closely monitoring on Manchester United’s wonderkid Alejandro Garnacho. The Argentine forward has scored one goal and provided 2 assists in just 276 minutes for the English side.
Considering Garnacho’s contract expires in 2023, Erik Ten Hag would like to extend the Argentine’s contract despite multiple rumours. With Ronaldo’s future unknown and other clubs chasing Memphis Depay, the club would like to keep Garnacho and invest in him.
Red Devils send official offer for Memphis Depay to Barcelona
According to journalist Adrian Sanchez, the Red Devils have sent their first official bid for the signature of Memphis Depay from Barcelona. The Dutch international who’s been pushing for a switch away from Barca for more minutes might have found himself an exit door.
With Ronaldo’s future at Old Trafford still unclear, Depay’s free signing could serve as a blessing for Erik Ten Hag and company.
Memphis Depay tiene una propuesta del #ManchesterUnited para este mercado de invierno.— ᴀᴅʀɪᴀ́ɴ sᴀ́ɴᴄʜᴇᴢ (@_AdrianSnchz) November 10, 2022
⌛️⏳ #mercato #FCBarcelona @mas_que_pelotas pic.twitter.com/nS7YuXHTl4
Red Devils monitoring Newcastle's Brazilian starlet Bruno Guimaraes
According to Football Transfers the Red Devils are looking to sign a talented midfielder this summer and are ready to splash big bucks for their signature. The reports suggests that Manchester United could be looking to bring Newcastle United’s Brazilian sensation Bruno Guimaraes to the squad. A key feature of the newly reformed Magpies side Guimaraes has been impressive under Eddie Howe. The Brazilian has received many offers from England and a wonderful World Cup could see his price soar sky high.
Ten Hag not interested in sending Van De Beek on loan
Manchester United’s manager Erik Ten Hag is against sending Donny Van De Beek on loan to another team. The Dutch midfielder has struggled for minutes at the Theatre and would want to explore his luck somewhere else.
"A loan doesn’t make sense," he told reporters.
"Either he finds himself or he proves himself in this atmosphere or he goes but for me there is still a way for him. But it is not going to be easy the competition there is strong."
With the likes of Casemiro, Eriksen, Mctominay, and Fernandes all ahead in the pecking order, Van De Beek would wanna pack his bags and leave for another club.
Manchester United ready to splash big for Benfica midfielder in January
According to Record Portugal, Manchester United will make a move for Benfica midfielder Enzo Fernández in the January transfer window.
The Red Devils are 'crazy' for the player, and are apparently ready to spend big on the Argentine in the upcoming winter transfer window. The same reports mentions that they are leading the race for the player.
Benfica have, however, set the player's release clause at a staggering £105 million, with Liverpool and Manchester City also pursuing the player.
Leicester City reportedly ready to sign Harry Maguire back
Manchester United want Harry Maguire to leave the club in January, and according to Rudy Galetti, the England international's former club Leicester City, along with two unnamed clubs, are interested in signing the player.
The report also states that the player will be allowed to leave for a fee in the region of €30 million.
Tottenham Hotspur enter race for Manchester United target
Manchester United have shown interest in signing 22-year-old Norwich right-back, Max Aarons, as a potential option for the right-back position. The Red Devils now face competition from Antonio Conte's Tottenham Hotspur.
According to 90min, Spurs will look to offload one of Emerson Royal or Matt Doherty and have identified Aarons as a potential candidate for the spot.
Red Devils' duo of Maguire and Fred could be shown the exit door
Journalist Rudy Galetti feels that Manchester United could axe Harry Maguire and Fred at the end of the season. After Erik ten Hag’s appointment, the English side have undergone a massive change and the duo have been dropped to the bench.
Former captain Harry Maguire has failed to make an impact and is on the radar of few clubs that regularly compete in the Europa League.
With Maguire falling down the pecking order under ten Hag, the English centre-back could switch ships for more minutes.
As for Fred, a contract extension looks impossible with Christian Eriksen, Casemiro, and Scott McTominay all given priority over the Brazilian midfielder.
Red Devils handed huge blow as Bayern Munich refuse letting go off Choupo-Moting
Bayern Munich have reportedly refused to sell Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting to Manchester United, according to transfer expert Christian Falk.
The Cameroon international has been in red-hot form this season and is on the radar of multiple Premier League outfits. But the idea of selling Choupo-Moting is off the table for the Bavarians as they are looking to offer him a lucrative contract, which would see him continue at the Allianz Arena.
TRUE✅ @FCBayern won‘t agree to a Transfer of Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting to @ManUtd in Winter @BILD_Sport pic.twitter.com/fjRPo1VcZP— Christian Falk (@cfbayern) November 9, 2022
Alejandro Garnacho to be offered a contract extension at Manchester United
According to reports Manchester United are keen on extending Alejandro Garnacho’s tenure at trhe Theatre. The Argentine forward has been exceptional for the Red Devils in the Europa League. The winger’s current contract expires in 2023 and the club don’t want to lose such an exciting prospect. The extension is reportedly on the cards and an announcement could be coming in the following days.
Erik ten Hag given the green light to sign a right-back in January
According to the Telegraph, Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag has been given the approval to sign a new right-back in the upcoming transfer window, provided the club offloads Aaron Wan-Bissaka.
The former Crystal Palace defender has failed to make an impression at Old Trafford and could be shown the exit door. Although Diogo Dalot is the current starter under ten Hag, the former Ajax boss still wants a few reinforcements in the position.
Patrice Evra advises Manchester United midfield star to leave the club
Patrice Evra has advised Manchester United’s Dutch midfielder Donny Van De Beek to leave Old Trafford and find another team. Speaking to Betfair, the former Red Devils player suggested that the pressure at United isn’t helping the 25-year-old. Van De Beek has failed to become a constant starter even under the new leadership of former boss Erik Ten Haag and a switch looks evident for the Dutchman.
Manchester United enter the race for BVB starlet
Manchester United are set to rival Liverpool for the signature of Dortmund prodigy, Youssoufa Moukoko. The 17-year-old has made 43 appearances for Dortmund and is a being chased by Liverpool and Manchester United, according Sport Bild (via TEAMtalk).
The Red Devils are in search for a new striker to add fresh blood in that position in the squad.
Manchester United in pole position to sign Argentine midfielder
Manchester United are in the market for reinforcements and are looking to strengthen their midfield department. The Red Devils are said to be 'crazy' about Argentine midfielder Enzo Fernandez and are reportedly leading the race to sign the Benfica midfielder, according to print edition of Record, as cited and translated by Sport Witness
Erik ten Hag wants Victor Osimhen from Napoli after Ronaldo's departure
According to latest reports, Erik ten Hag has drawn a list of potential successors of Cristiano Ronaldo at Manchester United.
And one player who tops the catalogue is Napoli’s striker Victor Osimhen. The Nigerian forward has been exceptional up front for Napoli and the Red Devils could persuade him to move to England. With Ronaldo almost destined to depart from Old Trafford, ten Hag would be hopeful to capture Osimhen’s services next summer.
Red Devils looking to bring back former player Memphis Depay to Old Trafford
Reports coming out of Spain have reported that Manchester United are closely monitoring Memphis Depay’s situation at Barcelona. The former Red Devils’ forward has fallen out of favours under Xavi and could be switching ships for more minutes. The Dutch forward will look to prove his worth in the World Cup and hope for a possible return to his former employees for free.