Manchester United’s transfer business for the summer appears to be over after the arrival of Jadon Sancho and Raphael Varane, but there is likely to be a departure from the club.
Midfield pair Jessie Lingard and Paul Pogba are two players with uncertain futures at Old Trafford, while Andreas Pereira has already departed on a loan deal to Flanmego.
West Ham are keen to secure a permanent move for Lingard while PSG and Real Madrid are going head-to-head for Paul Pogba’s services.
Leon Goretzka ends talks about a possible Man Utd move
German midfielder Leon Goretzka has ended rumours linking him with a switch to Man Utd by signing a new long-term contract with his current club Bayern Munich.
The Germany international’s future was up in the air as he has only one year left on his current contract at Allianz Arena.
Man Utd is reportedly thought to be a possible destination for a German midfielder, however, he is likely to extend his stay at the club.
The 26-year-old will commit his future with Bayern Munich and is likely to earn £10m per year.
Man Utd could make move for Kylian Mbappe
Man Utd not planning to make any big-money signing this summer, however, they could make move for Kylian Mbappe next year when he becomes a free agent at PSG.
Kylian Mbappe deal will expire in 2022 and Frenchman not planning to extend his contract with Ligue 1 giants alerting all top teams in Europe.
But United are preparing to rival Real Madrid for Mbappe’s services this summer, according to ESPN, with the Red Devils planning to splash money next summer as well.
Solskjaer provides update on Lingard’s future
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has dropped a hint that West Ham United target Jesse Lingard will remain at Old Trafford and have a big role at the club.
The English midfielder has been rumoured with an exit from the 20-times English champions this summer as the Hammers are desperate to secure his services.
But the Man Utd boss has poured cold water over those rumours.
“I think Jesse’s first priority is to get into our team, whenever your employer is Manchester United that’s your first priority, it always is,” said the Norwegian. “We together can have great moments.
“As a manager, with players and a squad, live I’ve got now, it’s difficult to say this weekend you’re not playing.
“Jesse’s back to fitness played really well in the behind-closed-doors game, come back in good shape, he’s got a big part to play.”