Manchester United transfer rumours
Who have United been linked with this summer? The latest rumours...
Last Updated: 17/07/19 11:22am
The latest on who Manchester United have been linked with this summer. Warning! It's already a very long list...
The latest players Man Utd have been linked with...
CONFIRMED: Aaron Wan-Bissaka - Manchester United have completed the signing of the 21-year-old full-back on a five-year deal from Crystal Palace, for a fee thought to be £45m potentially rising to £50m.
CONFIRMED: Daniel James - The Wales winger has completed his transfer to United from Swansea on a five-year contract.
Harry Maguire - Harry Maguire has told Brendan Rodgers and his Leicester team-mates he wants to leave during this transfer window (Sky Sports News, July 16).
United have agreed a world-record £80m deal for Leicester defender, with the England ace set for a medical on Monday (Sun, July 15). The centre back has told Leicester he wants to leave the club this summer (Daily Mail, July 14); And Maguire has accused the Foxes of pricing him out of a move to either of the Manchester clubs (The Sun, July 14); United are confident a compromise can be reached in their pursuit of the Leicester defender (The Sun, July 12); Ole Gunnar Solskjaer remains confident United can win the race to sign the Leicester defender ahead of Manchester City, who are not prepared to match their rivals' £75m offer (Daily Mail, July 11); Manchester United are the only club interested in signing Leicester and England defender Harry Maguire, but the Foxes want £85m for the 26-year-old (Sunday Mirror, July 7). Leicester have told Manchester United Harry Maguire will cost at least £90m (Daily Telegraph, July 3); Man City are ready to match Man Utd's £70m bid for Maguire (Sky Sports News, July 2).
Philippe Coutinho - The Brazilian will reject the chance to join Manchester United this summer, with a move to PSG more likely (Daily Express, July 14); Coutinho could make a shock return to Liverpool this summer (Le 10 Sport, June 21); The former Liverpool winger says he will not join United out of respect to his former club (Sky Sports News, June 17).
United have been quoted £50m by Newcastle for the midfielder they value between £18m and £20m (Daily Telegraph, July 12); Manchester United are preparing a bid for Newcastle midfielder Sean Longstaff, according to Sky sources. (Sky Sports News, July 6); Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has instructed the United hierarchy to sign the Newcastle midfielder for £25m this week (Daily Star, July 2); United are confident they will get a clear run at Longstaff (London Evening Standard, June 28); United are thought to be interested, but no approach has been made (Sky Sports News, June 17).
Saul Niguez - Atletico Madrid have reopened contract negotiations with the midfielder in an attempt to ward off any interest from Manchester United. The Premier League side see the Spaniard as a potential Paul Pogba replacement. Saul is expected to be handed a salary increase but his release clause will not be raised from €150m (£134.67m). (July 13, AS)
Benoit Badiashile - Manchester United have lined up Monaco's French Under-19 defender Benoit Badiashile if they are unable to complete a deal for Leicester City's Harry Maguire. The 18-year-old is also being monitored by Wolverhampton Wanderers (July 13, L'Equipe).
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic - Manchester United are prepared to offer Lazio £70m for Milinkovic-Savic but the Serie A side want closer to £90m for the Serbian midfielder. (Sky Italy, July 16). United are ready to offer £72m for the Lazio midfielder (Sky Italy, July 11). His agent has flown to London for talks with Manchester United representatives about a potential transfer for the 24-year-old Serbia international. (Sport Mediaset, July 7)
Nikola Milenkovic - United have also renewed their interest in the Fiorentina defender. Mourinho was interested in potentially adding the 21-year-old to his United squad last January, before being sacked by United in December (Sky Italy, July 11).
Bruno Fernandes - United will begin negotiations this week to bring the Sporting Lisbon midfielder to Old Trafford (Daily Mail, July 17). United will go in with a concrete £50m bid for Sporting's Bruno Fernandes over the next three weeks, as manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks to reshape his midfield (The Independent, July 16). United risk missing out on the £70m Sporting Lisbon midfielder this summer as the board refuses to back manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (Sun, July 15). United want to sign the Portuguese and his agent is already in the UK to finalise a deal (Sky Sports News, July 3); United have reached an agreement with Fernandes to move to Old Trafford (The Sun, July 2); United and Sporting remain apart on their valuation of the Portugal international after their £31m bid was rejected (Gazzetta dello Sport, July 2); United have expressed their intentions to accelerate the signing of the Portugal international (Daily Express, July 1); Sporting Lisbon manager Marcel Keizer admits it will be difficult to keep midfielder Bruno Fernandes at the club (June 29); United are set to meet with the agent of Fernandes in an attempt to secure a £70m deal for the 24-year-old (O Jogo, June 27); Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has made a personal plea to Ed Woodward for the club to "speed up" a deal for Fernandes (Daily Star and Record, June 24).
Gareth Bale - Pogba out, Bale in? Real Madrid are eager to include Gareth Bale in a potential deal for their No 1 target Paul Pogba (Daily Mail, July 3). Bale is no longer one of Manchester United's transfer targets this summer as 'both his age and the salary he commands means he does not fit the transfer profile the club are pursuing' (Sky Sports News, June 13).
Nathan Collins - Manchester United and Werder Bremen are both interested in signing Stoke's 18-year-old defender Nathan Collins.
Wissam Ben Yedder - United's interest in the France international has inspired a renewed drive from Sevilla to keep the striker (Daily Express, July 2); United are prepared to trigger the Sevilla striker's £35m buyout clause if Romelu Lukaku secures a move to Inter Milan this summer (France Football, June 26).
Tiemoue Bakayoko - Arsenal, Manchester United and Paris St-Germain are interested in signing the France midfielder from Chelsea (RMC Sport, July 9)
Hossein Zamani - United are among a host of big European clubs - Manchester City, AC Milan - keeping tabs on the 16-year-old who is said to be considering leaving Ajax (Daily Mail, July 2).
Dani Olmo - Manchester United have reportedly made a £36m bid for former Barcelona academy star Dani Olmo (Daily Express, July 3).
Christian Eriksen - Manchester United will resurrect interest in Eriksen if Paul Pogba eventually leaves the club this summer (The Independent, July 16). The Tottenham playmaker is eyeing a switch to United or Juventus after seeing his dream move to Real Madrid collapse (Sunday Mirror, June 23). Eriksen's family have been spotted house-hunting in Madrid - fuelling speculation he could be on his way out of Tottenham. (The Sun, June 30).
James Maddison - Manchester United are said to have made signing the Leicester forward 'their new priority' and 'moved into pole position' to sign the 22-year-old. Maddison is expected to cost £60m if he leaves Leicester this summer (The Independent, June 4).
Antoine Griezmann - Manchester United have been blindsided in their bid to sign Griezmann as he is expected to join Barcelona for £110m. (Daily Mirror, June 16); United have made a last-ditch £95m bid to convince the French striker to join the club instead of making a move, as expected, to Barcelona (The Sun, June 13). United are trying to hijack Antoine Griezmann's £120m transfer to Barcelona from Atletico Madrid by warning him he is the Catalans' second choice behind Neymar. (The Sun, June 30)
John McGinn - Manchester United are set to launch a sensational £50m bid for Aston Villa's John McGinn that would smash the transfer record for a Scot. (Sun in Scotland, June 30)
Ivan Rakitic - Manchester United have returned with a new €35m (£31.4m) offer for Barcelona's Croatian midfielder Ivan Rakitic, but Barca will only consider bids of €50m (£44.86m) for the 31-year-old (Sport, June 29).
Ilay Elmkies - Manchester United and Manchester City are both battling to sign the highly rated Hoffenheim youngster (The Sun, June 28)
Samuel Umtiti - United are interested in Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti but the World Cup winner has reiterated his desire to remain at the Camp Nou after an injury-hit campaign (Mundo Deportivo, June 28).
Neymar - PSG offered Neymar to United after rejecting Barcelona's bid, according to reports in Spain (Express, July 17).
PSG approached Man Utd about the possibility of directly swapping Neymar for Pogba, although it is understood the Premier League club currently think the deal for the Brazilian would be far too expensive to justify. (The Independent, June 25).
David Brooks - United are considering a summer move for Bournemouth forward David Brooks (The Sun, June 20).
Max Aarons - Manchester United are stepping up their interest in Norwich defender Max Aarons, who they see as an alternative to Aaron Wan-Bissaka, according to Sky Sports News (Sky Sports News, June 20).
Paulo Dybala - The forward could be used as a makeweight in a return to Juventus for Paul Pogba (The Daily Telegraph, June 20).
Issa Diop - Diop's representatives are due to hold talks with West Ham about his future next week (Sky Sports News, June 20); Sources close to the player say he can be sold for £60m (Sky Sports News, June 17); Manchester United are interested in signing the player and willing to pay £45m plus a player for the West Ham defender (Sky Sports News, June 16); But West Ham will resist any offers for Manchester United target Diop this summer. (The People, June 16). Meanwhile, West Ham asked about Anthony Martial after being contacted by United about a player-plus-cash deal for Diop (Daily Mail, June 19).
Declan Rice - The England international feels a move to Old Trafford this summer would be too early in his career (The Independent, June 20); West Ham have told United they have no intention of selling Rice this summer (Sky Sports News, June 19).
Technical director - United are desperate to appoint a technical director to help Solskjaer rebuild his squad (the Sun, June 24). Rio Ferdinand admits he is interested in becoming United's first technical director but says the role has not yet been defined by the club (Sky Sports News, June 12); Ed Woodward will continue to call the shots on the transfer policy at United, with the club not expected to appoint a sporting or technical director this summer. (Daily Mail, June 12).
Junior Firpo - United and Liverpool will go head-to-head for the signature of the Real Betis left back (Marca, June 24).
Toby Alderweireld - Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will try and sign Toby Alderweireld if Manchester United miss out on landing Matthijs de Ligt. (Daily Express, June 9).
David Neres - The Ajax winger has been linked with Manchester United and Everton, but the Brazil international has said his future is with the Dutch champions (Algemeen Dagblad, July 9)
Matthijs de Ligt - United are now believed to have withdrawn their interest (Sky Sports News, May 26).
Kevin Strootman - United are one of several clubs who have been offered the player on loan (Sky Sports News, May 25).
Joao Felix - Manchester United have been joined by rivals Manchester City in the £105m race for Benfica wonderkid (The Sun, May 30); City and United are in fact locked in £120m battle for the youngster (Daily Express, June 4).
Giovani Lo Celso - United have emerged as favourites ahead of Tottenham to sign Real Betis playmaker Giovani Lo Celso, who is valued at £67m by the La Liga club. (The Independent, June 15).
Mathis Rayan Cherki - Manchester United are considering signing the 15-year-old Lyon midfielder (The Daily Telegraph, June 16).
Ivan Perisic - The Croatian will be allowed to leave Inter this summer for a fee of around £35m. There has previously been interest in Perisic from Manchester United and Arsenal, but as yet no bid has been submitted by a Premier League club. (Sport Italia, June 14).
Jan Oblak - Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak wants to leave the club this summer and is interested in a move to Manchester United (ESPN, June 11).
Rodri - Manchester United are willing to match Manchester City and pay £62m Atletico Madrid midfielder Rodri (Daily Star, June 11).
Donny van de Beek - Ajax midfielder Donny van de Beek wants a move to the Premier League to join either Manchester United or Tottenham (Daily Star, June 11).
Gianluigi Donnarumma - To fall in line with FFP, AC Milan may have to cash in on Gigi Donnarumma this summer with a fee in the region of £60m being quoted (Calciomercato, June 8); Manchester United have reportedly launched a move for AC Milan goalkeeper. (Daily Star, June 2).
Ryan Sessegnon - United made contact with Fulham about the 19-year-old in May; Sessegnon has now told Fulham he will not be signing a new contract offered to him by the club (Sky Sports News, June 7).
Nicolas Pepe - The Lille winger is set to snub interest from several Premier League heavyweights and sign for Bayern Munich. Liverpool, Arsenal and Manchester United were all credited with interest in the 24-year-old (The Sun, June 8)
Mo Salah - Red to Red Devil? United are reportedly set for a £180m battle with Real Madrid and Bayern Munich for Salah's signature (Daily Mail, June 4).
Mauro Icardi - United have reportedly been offered Icardi by Inter Milan, but have decided against making a move (Sky in Italy).
Kalidou Koulibaly - Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has identified £84m Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly as his prime transfer target this summer (Daily Mail, June 9).
Thomas Meunier - United have held more talks over a potential £22m transfer for the PSG defender as they grow frustrated with Crystal Palace's valuation of Aaron Wan-Bissaka (Daily Mail, June 2). But Arsenal manager Unai Emery has made personal contact with Meunier in an attempt to convince him to join the Gunners ahead of Manchester United. (Daily Mirror, June 2).
Adrien Rabiot - France international Rabiot has held talks with Serie A champions Juventus ahead of the expiry of his contract at PSG on July 1 (Sky Sports News, June 14).
James Rodriguez - Real Madrid will offer James Rodriguez to Manchester United as they look to try and bring Paul Pogba to the Bernabeu (Daily Star, June 9).
Andre Onana- Manchester United have identified Ajax goalkeeper Onana as a possible successor for David de Gea. (The Sun, June 12).
Denzel Dumfries - Manchester United want the PSV Eindhoven defender as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer steps up his bid for a new right-back. (The Sun, June 16).
Elseid Hysaj - United are ready to launch a move for the Napoli right back (Sky in Italy, June 19).
Mateo Mejia - Real Zaragoza have dismissed suggestions Mejia has joined United after it appeared the Spanish wonderkid had made the switch to Old Trafford. (Daily Mail, June 25).
The latest on those who could leave Old Trafford this summer...
Paul Pogba - Solskjaer still hopes to build his United team around the midfielder - despite the Frenchman admitting he wants a "new challenge". The United is set to stay at the club this summer with no clubs yet to make a bid for the World Cup winner (The Sun, July 16). United will not sell the France international to Real Madrid if they bid after the English transfer window closes on August 8 (Daily Mirror, July 14); Pogba has been chosen to model Manchester United's new away kit despite being linked with a move away from Old Trafford; Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Man Utd will not be forced into selling Paul Pogba - despite his wish to leave in search of a "new challenge". (Sky Sports, July 10). Mino Raiola says Paul Pogba has done "nothing wrong" and has been "respectful and professional" with Manchester United. (July, 9) Pogba will be asked to wait a year before quitting Manchester United by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. (The Sun, July 9). Pogba and Romelu Lukaku have been included on Manchester United's pre-season tour of Australia, Singapore and China (July, 8). Pogba has suggested he is open to a potential transfer away from United. Pogba's agent Mino Raiola says they "are in the process" of facilitating a move away from Manchester United, confirming that the Frenchman wants to leave Old Trafford. (The Times, July 6). Manchester United bosses are unsure whether Pogba will join the squad for their pre-season training camp in Australia, admitting they don't know where he is. (Sunday Mirror, July 7) Juventus will offer Paulo Dybala to United in a bid to beat Real Madrid to Pogba's signature (Marca, July 4); Real Madrid are eager to include Gareth Bale in a potential deal for their No 1 target Pogba (Daily Mail, July 3); Pogba has been training alone in New York while his United team-mates returned for pre-season training (The Sun, July 2); The France international will inform Ole Gunnar Solskjaer of his desire to leave Old Trafford this summer (Daily Mail, July 1).
Romelu Lukaku - Inter Milan will this week tell United they will meet their £75m asking price for the striker - but only in a deal including bonus payments (Sun, July 17). Antonio Conte has pushed Inter to complete the signing of Lukaku, with the Serie A side yet to submit an offer that is close to the price tag the Red Devils have placed upon the Belgian. (Corriere dello Sport, July 17). Inter are expected to make an offer of £60m plus bonuses for Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku this week (Sky Sports News, July 16)
Manchester United have told Inter Milan they will need to pay more than £79m to sign Romelu Lukaku, increasing the prospect of the Belgian staying at Old Trafford; Lukaku is the subject of an official approach from Inter Milan after talks with Manchester United on Thursday.
United have started negotiation with Roma over the sale of the Belgian (Goal, July 12); Inter Milan have been told they must pay £75m to sign Lukaku (The Sun, July 12); Inter Milan officials are due to arrive in the UK this week as they step up talks with Manchester United over a deal for Romelu Lukaku, Sky Sports News understands (July 10); Lukaku is hoping to be an Inter Milan player by the time they face the Old Trafford side in a pre-season friendly on 20 July (Daily Mirror, July 9); Inter Milan CEO Giuseppe Marotta says the club "cannot rush things" in their pursuit of Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku (July 8); Manchester United have reportedly turned down Inter Milan's transfer offer of Radja Nainggolan or Mauro Icardi as part of a deal for Romelu Lukaku (The Sun, July 8); Inter are offering a United a two-year loan deal with an obligation to buy Lukaku for £60m (Sky Sports News, July 4); Inter Milan are "all out" to sign the United striker, according to his agent (Sky in Italy, July 3).
Victor Lindelof - His agent suggested the Manchester United defender could be open to a move amid interest from Barcelona. (Daily Telegraph, July 10)
Diogo Dalot - United have told the right-back he is free to leave the club this summer after the arrival of Aaron Wan-Bissaka (The Sun, July 1).
Nemanja Matic - Serbia midfielder Matic, 30, is seeking talks with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer over his Manchester United future after being made aware of interest from Inter Milan and AC Milan. (ESPN, July 6)
David de Gea - Manchester United are increasingly confident of signing goalkeeper David de Gea to a new long-term contract (Sky Sports New, July 16). De Gea looks set to finally commit his future to Manchester United, with the 28-year-old goalkeeper set to sign a new £350,000-a-week five-year deal to remain at Old Trafford. (Sunday Mirror, July 7) United are back in talks with the Spaniard and are confident of getting him to sign a new five-year contract (the Sun, June 22). The goalkeeper's "prospects of a move to PSG are set to hinge on the French giants" move for Matthijs de Ligt' (The Daily Mail, June 20).
Juan Mata - The Spaniard has signed a new deal which will keep him at United until 2021, with the option of a further year's extension. And Mata took a £45,000-a-week pay cut to sign the new deal (the Sun, June 24).
Scott McTominay - United are trying to tie down McTominay to a new contract to stop him joining Crystal Palace. (The Sun, June 16)
Fred - Solskjaer has held talks with the midfielder over the last few weeks and assured him he is parnited's first-team plans (Sun, July 17). Roma's new manager Paulo Fonseca is weighing up a summer bid for United midfielder Fred, who move to Old Trafford for £53m less than 12 months ago. (Metro, June 15)
Andreas Pereira - The midfielder is in line for a new four-year deal at Manchester United (The Sun, June 8).
Matteo Darmian - Valencia are reported to have held talks with United about buying the full-back (The Sun and Daily Mail, June 7).
Alexis Sanchez - United are set to be lumbered with the £500,000-a-week forward next season because nobody can afford to sign him (Sunday Express, June 23; The Times, June 22). However, Juventus and Inter Milan are believed to be interested.
Eric Bailly - The United defender is being 'lined up for a transfer' if Harry Maguire completes his switch from Leicester (Mirror, July 17). Milan have turned their attention to United's Eric Bailly, whose contract expires in 2020 (Tuttosport, July 17).
Dean Henderson - Manchester United and England Under-21 goalkeeper Dean Henderson, 22, is expected to join Sheffield United on loan after he was left out of the Red Devils' pre-season touring squad (The Sun, July 8). The goalkeeper wants his wages to triple to £75,000 a week to stay at United (Sun on Sunday, June 23). Meanwhile, United's 'keeper is unsure where his future lies at the club after a successful loan spell at Sheffield United which saw them gain Premier League promotion.
Axel Tuanzebe - The 21-year-old will hold showdown talks with United over his future in the next fortnight. (The Sun, June 25).