Manchester United transfer news and rumours
Transfer news, rumours and gossip from Old Trafford
By Sky Sports Football
Last Updated: 08/04/20 8:44am
The latest transfer news and gossip on the players linked with Manchester United - and those who could leave the club.
The latest players linked with a move to Manchester United...
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic - Manchester United have opened talks over a summer transfer swoop for Lazio star Sergej Milinkovic-Savic (Foot Mercato. April 8)
Samuel Umtiti - Manchester United are one of several clubs interested with a move for the out-of-favour Barcelona defender Umtiti, who would command a fee of around £44m (Sport, April 6).
Matthijs de Ligt - The Manchester United target would prefer to leave Juventus for the Premier League rather than La Liga this summer, reports say (April 5); De Ligt has emerged as a transfer target for Manchester United with the 20-year-old Dutch centre-back reportedly struggling to settle at Juventus. (Daily Express, April 4).
United are monitoring the Dutchman's situation at Juventus after a disappointing start to his career in Italy (The Times, April 1).
Jadon Sancho - The England winger is ready to reject Manchester United if they fail to secure Champions League football (Sun, April 5).
Liverpool have pulled out of the race to sign Sancho - leaving Manchester United and Chelsea as the two Premier League clubs interested in the Dortmund midfielder (Daily Mirror, April 1)
Jack Grealish - United are being tipped to ditch the £100m-rated Paul Pogba in order to seal a £70m transfer for the Aston Villa midfielder (Star, April 5).
Jude Bellingham - Bellingham has already visited Manchester United's Carrington training ground (Sky Sports, March 10).
Meanwhile, Borussia Dortmund want to beat Manchester United to the signing of the 16-year-old, with the player keen to replicate the success of Jadon Sancho in the Bundesliga (Daily Mail, April 1)
Harry Kane - The England striker has revealed he would be prepared to leave Spurs if they fail to progress and win trophies (Sky Sports, March 29).
Tottenham are confident of keeping hold of the £200m-rated striker despite facing major battle to qualify for the Champions League as Man City and United monitor situation (Daily Mail, April 1); United have been told there is no chance of them signing Tottenham and England striker Harry Kane because of the length of the 26-year-old's contract, which runs until 2024. (Manchester Evening News, April 4).
Odion Ighalo - The striker's Man Utd loan deal ends on May 31 and it will likely be extended due to the shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic (Sky Sports, March 24); Ighalo has been offered a two-year contract extension worth more than £400,000 per week by his parent club Shanghai Shenhua (Sky Sports, March 26).
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Other players linked with a move to Old Trafford...
- Philippe Coutinho (Marca, April 3)
- Thomas Meunier (Le Quotidien du Foot, April 2)
- James Maddison (Daily Star, March 31)
- Saul Niguez (Daily Star, March 30)
- Aaron Ramsey (The Sun, March 30)
- Paulo Dybala (Daily Mirror, March 28)
- Miralem Pjanic (Daily Mirror, March 28)
- Diego Godin (Corriere dello Sport, March 24)
- Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (The Sun, March 20; Daily Mail, March 23)
- Kalidou Koulibaly (Il Mattino, March 24)
- Samuel Umtiti (Daily Mirror, March 17; Sport, March 25)
- Thomas Lemar (Daily Mail, March 21; Manchester Evening News, March 22)
- Donny van de Beek (Marca, March 15; Daily Express, March 28)
- Leon Bailey (Manchester Evening News, March 16)
- Thomas Partey (Sunday Mirror, March 29)
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The latest on players linked with a Manchester United exit...
- Chris Smalling (Daily Mirror, March 18; Daily Express, March 21; Gazzetta dello Sport, March 26)
- Jesse Lingard (The Sun, March 22)
- Andreas Pereira (The Sun, March 22)
- Phil Jones (Daily Mirror, March 16)
- Marcos Rojo (Manchester Evening News, March 27)
The latest Manchester United contract talk...
Alexis Sanchez - The Chile forward is set to return to Old Trafford after Inter Milan rejected the chance to extend his loan after an injury-hit season (Daily Telegraph, March 31).
Man Utd will be forced to pay Sanchez a £1.1m loyalty bonus when he returns from Inter Milan (Daily Mirror, April 1)
Sanchez is looking to 'rinse his contract dry' at Manchester United for the next two years. (Daily Star, April 8)
Paul Pogba - Manchester United remain confident the France midfielder will extend his stay. The 27-year-old's current deal expires at the end of next season but contains an option for a further term (Daily Mirror, March 16); Should United exercise that year it would only serve to make Pogba 'angry', with the midfielder keen on a move to Real Madrid (AS, April 7).
Pogba will be among the Manchester United players who return to training at Carrington on Wednesday (The Times, March 17); United will only trigger Pogba's year extension to preserve their £100m asking price (The Sun, March 20)
Dean Henderson - Manchester United are expected to honour the loan agreement which saw Henderson return to Sheffield United last summer, rather than summon him back to Old Trafford at the end of May (Sheffield Star, March 26).
Man Utd want to give the goalkeeper a bumper new contract worth £100,000 a week to keep him from Chelsea's clutches. Frank Lampard's side would reportedly bid £50m but Sheffield United want him on loan for another season (The Sun, March 15)
Timothy Fosu-Mensah - The United defender has still not been told whether Solskjaer wants to trigger a one-year extension on his contract (Mirror, April 5)