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Manchester United Transfer News LIVE: Sancho Camp Confident of Move to Red Devils This Summer, and More

Mudeet Arora
Jun 14, 2021, 9:20 PM GMT+5:30
Man Utd news and transfer rumours: Sancho responds to rumours, Coman targeted as replacement and more
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The transfer window will officially open on June 9 for Premier League clubs, and Manchester United are looking to make a big impact early on in the window.

Welcome to our special live blog relating to all Manchester United transfer rumours, latest breaking news and everything related to the Old Trafford based club.

Sancho's camp confident of Man Utd move

Manchester Evening News report Jadon Sancho's camp expects the English winger to join Manchester United this summer despite Red Devils having a bid rejected by Borussia Dortmund.

Sancho has reportedly already agreed personal terms with Man Utd, who have long been linked with the England international.

Sancho 'will leave Dortmund this summer'

BBC have said that Sancho will definitely leave Dortmund if the right price is met. However, Jude Bellingham will stay on in Germany.

Rio Ferdinand slams Jose Mourinho over Rashford claim

In his interview earlier, Mourinho told talkSPORT, "I think Grealish is untouchable and the best position for Grealish is coming from the left which creates a situation which is, for me, Rashford can only play there. I think when Rashford plays on the right he is completely lost. His dynamics on the right are totally broken, he doesn’t find it. He’s very good on the left, attacking spaces."

Ferdinand replied to it on Metro and said, "I don’t think he looks broken, I just feel that he looks more comfortable on the left-hand side. But I’d say the same about [Raheem] Sterling."

He added, "Sterling looks better on the left, Grealish probably looks better on the left. I just think it’s more about Gareth Southgate talking to the players and making them understand that it’s a squad game. There’s going to be rotation, people are going to play out of position. But for the betterment of the team, make sure we go out there and we’re all positive."

Coman rumours gather pace

According to Sport1, Manchester United are expected to make a big for Bayern Munich's Kingsley Coman.

As reported (via the Star), Bayern are expecting a bid from United if they fail to sign Sancho.

Juventus enter Saul Niguez race

Mundo Deportivo have suggested that Juventus have entered the race to sign Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez this summer.

The report adds that Saul has a £128m release clause, but could be available for £68m.

Jadon Sancho speaks up on his future

In case you did not see, Sancho was asked about his ongoing transfer speculation and he said, "I don’t really look at it [the speculation]. During the season, I always focus on myself & the team."

Manchester United to bid for Kingsley Coman

Sport1 has reported that Manchester United are expected to bid for Bayern star Kingsley Coman this summer. However, this will only happen if the Red Devils give up on Jadon Sancho.

Lingard's move to West Ham doubtful

Carlton Palmer believes West Ham will find it difficult to sign Lingard permanently.

He said, "You can’t say it [Moyes leaving] ends it. I mean, it all depends on who comes in as manager. Obviously they’ve hit it off and he’s gone there because of David Moyes. But I really don’t believe that West Ham can afford Jesse Lingard anyhow."

Pogba insists he has not received 'concrete extension proposals'

Paul Pogba has insisted he has not received any 'concrete extension proposals' from Man Utd amid reports the Red Devils have opened discussion with the Frenchman's representatives over a new contract.

Dortmund reject Sancho bid

Bild states United have offered €69m for Sancho which was immediately rejected by Dortmund, who are asking for €90m.

United open talks over Pogba's new contract

The Red Devils have reportedly opened discussions with Paul Pogba's representatives over a new contract, according to Sky Sports News.

Pogba has just one year remaining on his current deal with clubs like Real Madrid, Barcelona and PSG interested in signing him.

United identify Sancho alternatives

The Express states Ousmane Dembele, who is in his last year of his deal at Barcelona is back on United's radar and is being looked as an alternative if the club fails to sign Jadon Sancho again.

Furthermore, the report also states that United are looking at a possible return of Cristiano Ronaldo and a move for Chelsea's Callum Hudson-Odoi if Sancho does not arrive at Old Trafford.

Maguire delighted to be back in training

Great news for England fans!

Manchester United players 'will talk to Kane'

Rio Ferdinand believes United and City players will try to tap up Harry Kane during the Euro.

"That happened when I went to the World Cup with Nicky Butt, Becks in the United team. Talked about me coming to United. That was speculation in the paper. That happens, every tournament, every get together. Players talking to players. I’m sure managers have said ‘speak to him for me and find out what he’s like’," he told the Mirror.

Raphael Varane's asking price has dropped

As reported by Mundo Deportivo, Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane's transfer price has dropped.

Los Blancos are reportedly keen to sell if Varane refuses a new deal and it is now claimed a price of €50m would be enough to secure a deal as compared to a €70m earlier.

Premier League decide punishment for Manchester United over European Super League saga

The six Premier League clubs involved in the European Super League have reached a combined £20million financial settlement with the Premier League.

The settlement was first reported by Sky News on Wednesday afternoon. It has also been reported that any club which signs up to a similar project in the future will pay penalty of more than £20million, as well as a 30-point deduction.

Dortmund set Jadon Sancho transfer deadline

Trusted German outlet BILD report that Dortmund have set the deadline for Jadon Sancho's transfer to be July 31.

Atletico reject United's opening bid for Trippier

Football Insider has claimed United submitted an opening bid for Kieran Trippier, but Atletico Madrid has rejected the same. They cite a source who suggested United offered around £10million for the right-back

Manchester United spot four alternatives for Raphael Varane

While the Red Devils have Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane as their prime target, MEN reveal that the United have outlined, Villarreal's Pau Torres, Atalanta's Cristian Romero, Napoli's Kalidou Koulibaly and Bayern Munich's Jerome Boateng as alternatives should they miss out on the French centre-back.

Brighton reveal Ben White price to Manchester United

The Daily Mail states that Brighton have slapped a £50m asking price on Manchester United target Ben White this summer.

Didier Drogba praises Amad Diallo

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba heaped praise on Manchester United youngster Amad Diallo after his match-winning goal on Saturday.

He said on Instagram, "Remember this kid. First goal with the national team and more to come."

Ronaldo contacts Manchester United

Cristiano Ronaldo has reached out to a number of clubs including Manchester United in order to gauge transfer interest this summer, ESPN states.

United reportedly want Tielemans

United are keen on signing Leicester City midfielder Youri Tielemans, claims Belgian journalist Sven Claes.

“When he'll play a good Euros I expect him to be leaving yes. He's ready for a new challenge/next step - and I also believe that," he told EOTK.

He added, "He's an absolute talent with an excellent mentality on and off the pitch. A lot of clubs like Man Utd and a Spanish top team already want him. He had it difficult in the past at AS Monaco, but at Leicester everyone saw his real qualities again. I think we'll hear soon more about his near future."

Solskjaer hints at surprise signing

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer comments about Manchester United's summer transfer window have resurfaced.

“With the way the world works, at the moment, you'd like to do all our business, of course, on the quiet and all your talks on the quiet," Solskjaer stated last month when quizzed on his summer transfer plans.

He added, "But there are platforms everywhere, there's news and the media now makes it more and more difficult. Who can you trust? Hopefully, I'll sit here with players nobody has written about and thought we were not going to go to. We conduct our recruitment business and scouting the players we are interested in, we do it the right way, I hope and feel."

Van de Beek injured

Donny van de Beek has suffered an injury in preparation for the Euro with Netherlands. The news comes as a blow to the Dutchman as he was hoping to get some action at the tournament and impress.

Trippier tells England teammates he is keen to join Man United

Atletico Madrid right-back Kieran Trippier has told his England teammates that he is keen to join Man United, according to the Mirror. Trippier joined Atletico last summer and was a key player for them in their title-winning campaign this season. The England international, though, has a contract until 2023 with the Spanish champions.

Borussia Dortmund set asking price for Man United target Haaland

Borussia Dortmund have placed an asking price of £172million for Erling Haaland, according to AS. The Norwegian youngster, who has been impressive for the Bundesliga side, has attracted transfer interest from a number of top European clubs, including Manchester United.

Man United in talks with Dortmund over signing Sancho, but deal not close

Man United are reportedly in talks with Dortmund over signing Sancho, who has been a transfer target for the Red Devils for quite a while now. Manchester Evening News, though, claim a deal to sign the England international isn't seen as being close. The English outlet, however, add a deal is more likely than it was last summer, when Dortmund refused to budge on their their asking price for the highly-rated winger.

Borussia Dortmund lower Jadon Sancho valuation

The Bundesliga side have lowered their valuation of Jadon Sancho from the €120m it was last summer to €90m, according to German outlet Sport1.

Man United have been linked with a move for the England international this summer, and Sport1 further claim all parties involved in it are 'optimistic' a deal could be reached..

Cristiano Ronaldo is not a transfer target for Man United this summer

The Portuguese superstar has been linked with a move away from Juventus this summer, and Man United are seen as one of the potential destinations. However, Manchester Evening News report Ronaldo is not a transfer target for the Red Devils this summer, and a return to the Premier League side for the 36-year-old is highly unlikely.

Joel Glazer makes transfer promise while speaking on the fans forum

Attending a fan forum for the first time in 16 years on Friday afternoon, a number of issues were discussed by Joel Glazer following protests from supporters.

Glazer revealed plans to form a 'Fan Advisory Board' in order to strengthen fan representation in making decisions at the club.

‘We want this club to always be successful and win trophies,’ he told supporters. ‘To compete for trophies requires significant investment. The commercial growth at the club has helped deliver the revenue which ultimately underpins that investment in a sustainable manner. That approach has allowed us to have among the highest net transfer spend in world football over the last five years and have one of the highest wage bills.'

Here's the detailed list of commitments made by Joel Glazer:

Two United stars in PFA Team of the Year

Bruno Fernandes and Luke Shaw made it to the PFA Team of the Year released today:

United announce player release/retained list status

The Red Devils have confirmed that the following players have left the club:

Jacob Carney, Mark Helm, Iestyn Hughes, Joel Pereira, Arnau Puigmal, Sergio Romero, Max Taylor and Aliou Traore.

The club also revealed they are in talks with Mata, Grant and young goalkeeper Paul Woolston over a new deal.

Manchester United launch €45m bid for Christian Romero

Italian outlet Gazzetta dello Sport has reported that Manchester United have bid for Juventus star Christian Romero.

Romero played last season on loan with Atalanta and the Italian club is expected to exercise the option to sign him permanently.

Atalanta will pay €16m for his services and it's suggested an immediate sale to United may be on the cards, with it stated a bid of €45m has been placed.

Manchester United's most likely signings have been revealed

Bookmakers Coral have revealed a list of top five players likely to sign for Manchester United this summer as ranked below in the order of how strongly they are linked to the club.

  1. Jadon Sancho
  2. Kieran Trippier
  3. Harry Kane
  4. Cristiano Ronaldo
  5. Declan Rice

Conte wants to sign Matic

Antonio Conte wants to sign Nemanja Matic from United if he is appointed as Tottenham's new boss, Fichajes states.

Conte managed Matic during his Chelsea days and is reportedly seeking a reunion. The Italian coach has already decided his targets which include Inter trio Skriniar, Perisic and Eriksen to return to Spurs.

Joel Glazer to attend MUST fan forum today evening

Manchester United's co-owner Joel Glazer will make an appearance at a virtual fan forum this evening.

He had vowed more open discussions with fans last month after rarely engaging with fans in the 15 years since they own the club.

Boost for United in the chase for Ilaix Moriba

RAC1 via Mundo Deportivo state that Moriba's new representatives are demanding Barcelona pay the youngster a higher price than the club can currently afford.

His contract is due to expire in 2022 and Barca could look at selling him for a fee.

Manchester United still interested in signing Nikola Milenkovic

The Red Devils are trying to line up a transfer for Fiorentina star Nikola Milenkovic. The Serbian has been previously linked with Arsenal and Tottenham and has made 133 appearances for La Viola since arriving from Partizan in 2017. - La Nazione

Fabrizio Romano reveals Dortmund's asking price for Sancho

According to transfer pundit Fabrizio Roman, Manchester United are still interested in Borussia Dortmund's Jadon Sancho and he will cost around £77.4m-£81.7m.

Manchester United contact Bayer Leverkusen star

Metro quote trusted German publication Bild in reporting that Manchester United have made contact with Leverkusen hitman Edmond Tapsoba.

This isn't the first time the Red Devils have been linked with Tabsoba. United had sent scouts to watch him earlier this year.

Juventus want Pogba-Allegri reunion

Juventus are interested in bringing Paul Pogba back to the club, but they would need to sell Ronaldo in order to afford the Frenchman.

Italian website Calcio Mercato report that Juve would be happy to let Ronaldo off their wage bill in order to sign Pogba.