Manchester United have revived their pursuit of Benfica’s Nelson Semedo amid the uncertainty of Matteo Darmian’s future at Old Trafford.
Red Devils boss Jose Mourinho is keen to shore up the right-back position this summer after the club were overly dependent on Antonio Valencia last term.
Newly appointed Inter Milan boss Luciano Spalletti has admitted that Croatian winger Ivan Perisic is free to pursue a fresh challenge elsewhere if does not have the desire to play for the club.
The former Wolfsburg has been heavily linked with a summer exit from the San Siro as the Italian side look to keep up with their Financial Fair Play targets for the year 2016-17.
While any club would be happy with three trophies at the end of a long campaign, the real plus for Manchester United fans was a return to the Champions League.
They are back in Europe’s elite thanks to victory over Ajax in the Europa League but the fact that United finished outside of the top four places means that the jury is essentially out in terms of Jose Mourinho’s first season at Old Trafford.
The real aim for supporters is a genuine title challenge but to do that, it seems that Mourinho will need extra reinforcements ahead of 2017/18. So, who exactly is in the frame to help the club achieve its targets?
World football regulatory body FIFA is investigating the transfer details of record-shattering summer move of Paul Pogba from Juventus back to Manchester United, according to reports.
Football Leaks had claimed that the super-agent of the footballer Mino Raiola pocketed as much as £41 million from the deal. The reports stunned the football community and FIFA had to wade in to demand details of the payment.
Paul Pogba has been ruled out of the game with Southampton due to the death of his father.
The midfielder has been provided compassionate leave from the game. Manager Jose Mourinho has revealed that the midfielder was also left out of the match against Tottenham during the weekend for the same reason. Pogba’s father passed away on Friday and he has not been back in the United set up. Even if he was present in the squad, Jose Mourinho would not have utilised him. The manager has made it a priority to win the Europa League.
Manchester United have been struggling ever since the retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson.
The club have gone from regular Champions League contenders into a club that even fails to qualify for the competition. The demise from the top positions is certainly surprising considering that United have spent a huge sum of money on new players in the last five years. Even after the appointment of Jose Mourinho, the club spent close to £ 150 million on players like Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan. Yet, there has been little joy in the campaign – even after the League Cup victory – as the club at facing an uncertain future with regard to a top four finish.
Manchester United are keen on signing Uruguay international Jose Gimenez but manager Jose Mourinho is being tactical with his methods.
The player’s contract with La Liga side Atletico Madrid is set to end next summer so the Portuguese tactician does not want to spend the £56million release clause the club set.
Manchester United manager José Mourinho has confirmed that he has already drawn up a list of players who he would like to bring in the summer.
The list of names, which is likely to contain Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann, has been given to the United board, according to the Portuguese. Manchester United recently revealed that the financial figures which showed that the overall debt had gone up substantially. It may have been a result of the club’s incredible spending since 2013, while they have also been without Champions League football for most of this period.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho could be planning a cover for right back Antonio Valencia despite renewing the contract of the Ecuador international for another twelve months recently, according to reports.
The Red Devils have been in contact with French side Monaco over the possible transfer of defender Fabinho. The player’s father made the revelations recently even though the English side were linked to the player last summer.
Manchester United’s manager, Jose Mourinho has compared club’s midfield star, Paul Pogba to Chelsea legend, Frank Lampard due to his goal-getting ability.
The 22-year old France international initially struggled upon his return to Old Trafford, with Mourinho appearing uncertain how to utilize the world’s most expensive player.