Summing up the news, rumors and gossip about Manchester United’s move in the summer window of 2021. Who has Man Utd been linked with?
Raphael Varane – United and Real Madrid remain separated by around £ 10million in their respective assessments for the French center-back (Mirror, July 23); Varane will land a lucrative pay raise with his proposed move to United with the club set to more than double his current salary at Real (Mirror, July 18); United are set to agree on personal terms with representatives of the Real defender (Sky Sports, July 17).
Leon Goretzka – Manchester United line up German midfielder Goretzka amid growing fears they will be forced to sell Paul Pogba (Sunday 22 July)
Kieran Trippier – Atletico Madrid play hard with United defender against Trippier (Sunday July 20); The England defender is desperate for a return to the Premier League and anxiously awaits United to take a step (Daily Telegraph, July 15); Atletico want almost £ 43million if they are to sell Trippier this summer. The Spanish champions don’t want to part ways with England right-back, who has two years left on his current contract (Sky Sports, June 17)
Jadon Sancho – United are expected to confirm the £ 73million signing of Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho within days (Sky Sports, July 14); United have confirmed an agreement in principle to sign Sancho from Dortmund in a deal worth £ 73million; Sancho is set to undergo a medical at United after his Euro 2020 tear-off with England (Mail 13 July).
Vinicius Jr – United have been offered Vinicius Jr in their negotiations with Madrid over the signing of Varane (Star, July 18).
Giovanni Di Lorenzo – Italian and Neapolitan right-back Di Lorenzo has been linked with a move to United following his Euro 2020 exploits with his country (Mail July 14); United Scouts had their eye on the Italian squad at Wembley on Sunday as the club chase Di Lorenzo (Star, July 12).
Eduardo Camavinga – United is one of the many clubs interested in signing the 18-year-old Rennes midfielder (Sky Sports, July 7).
Cristian Romero, Sven Botman and Jules Kounde – The trio are among the names on United’s list of potential new center-backs as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer look to strengthen themselves to rival Man City for the 2021/22 Premier League title ( Sky Sports, May 12).
Latest players linked with Man Utd exit
Paul Pogba – Pogba has turned down a £ 50million contract offer made to his agent Mino Raiola by United; Pogba could pocket £ 500,000 a week from French giants PSG if Parisians and Red Devils strike a deal to bring the midfielder back to France (Star, July 23); PSG want to sign Pogba (Sky Sports, July 22); PSG have turned their attention to Pogba and are hoping to secure the United midfielder this summer for £ 50million as his contract begins to expire (Mirror, July 21); Pogba will let his contract expire and make a decision on his future at United next summer as Juventus consider trying to tempt him back to Turin (Express, July 20)
Jesse Lingard – Everton have joined the list of clubs keeping tabs on Lingard’s situation at United (Sunday July 21); Lingard is part of United’s plans for the new season, says Solskjaer: “He is still in my plans. I expect him at Man Utd at the start of the season” (18 July).
Diogo Dalot – AC Milan plan to resume talks on a new loan deal for defender Dalot (Sky Sports, July 21); Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti is interested in a transfer for Portuguese right-back Dalot (July 19 letter).
Facundo Pellistri – Pellistri wants to stay and fight for his place at United – despite Ole Gunnar Solskjaer revealed he plans to loan the 19-year-old Uruguayan winger (Sunday, July 19).
Alex Telles – United will prevent Jose Mourinho from signing a loan deal with Telles for Roma because they want to sell the defender on a permanent contract (Star, July 18); Roma are in talks to sign United left-back Alex Telles (Sky in Italy, July 14).
Brandon Williams – The loan offered by the 20-year-old full-back at Southampton could be canceled by United’s financial demands (talkSPORT, July 15).
The ins and outs of the Premier League Paper Talk Man Utd’s confirmed signings
Tom Heaton – Aston Villa, free
Man Utd departures confirmed
Tahith Chong – Birmingham, loan
Joel Pereira – contract expired
Sergio Romero – contract expired
Nathan Bishop – Mansfield, ready
Reece Devine – St Johnstone, Ready