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Ed Woodward ‘stays in UK to complete transfers’

Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward stays in the UK to complete transfer business, according to a report. Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward will reportedly not fly out to meet with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer‘s squad in Shanghai in order to complete transfer business. United have won all three of their pre-season matches this summer and will continue their preparations for the 2019-20 campaign against Tottenham Hotspur in Shanghai on Thursday. Woodward had been tipped to link up with the squad as he has not missed a summer tour since stepping into his current role in 2013. According to the London Evening Standard, though, the 47-year-old has stayed in the UK to oversee moves for Leicester City centre-back Harry Maguire and Newcastle United’s Sean ...

Jonjo Shelvey wants to remain at Newcastle United this summer

Jonjo Shelvey confirms he does not want to leave Newcastle United this summer despite the departure of manager Rafael Benitez in May. Jonjo Shelvey has made it clear that he does not want to leave Newcastle United this summer despite the departure of Rafael Benitez. The former Liverpool midfielder captained The Magpies under Benitez, who left St James’ Park last month after failing to agree on a new contract with the club. Newcastle have already lost Ayoze Perez and Joselu in this window, and could be about to lose midfielder Sean Longstaff, who is linked with Manchester United. Speaking to the Daily Star on Tuesday, Shelvey said: “I won’t be leaving this football club. “I don’t know who wants me to leave or doesn’t want me to leave, but as far as I̵...

Manchester United ‘still interested in Sean Longstaff’

Newcastle United midfielder Sean Longstaff reportedly remains a target for Manchester United, but the Red Devils do not intend to pay more than £20m for the youngster. Manchester United have reportedly not ruled out the possibility of making a future bid for Sean Longstaff, despite Newcastle United‘s unrealistic valuation. Newcastle are rumoured to have informed the Red Devils that it will take at least £50m to sign Longstaff, who has played just nine Premier League games in his short career. That led to speculation that Man United were no longer interested in signing the 21-year-old, but Sky Sports News suggests that is not the case. While United have other possible targets in mind, it is claimed that they may come back to Longstaff further down the line. The English youngster is sa...

Friday Papers: Harry Maguire, Steven Bergwijn, Antoine Griezmann

Harry Maguire, Sean Longstaff and Antoine Griezmann feature in today’s papers. What the papers say Manchester United are confident a compromise can be reached with Leicester in their pursuit of Harry Maguire, according to The Sun. But they have dropped their interest in Newcastle’s Sean Longstaff after being quoted £50million for him. The Mirror also says United have been quoted a £50million fee for Longstaff. They are reportedly ready to walk away from a potential deal for the 21-year-old midfielder, who has made only nine Premier League appearances and is yet to represent England at any age-group level, as they feel he is only worth  between £18m and £20m. Sean Longstaff – is he worth £50million? (Martin Rickett/PA) Manchester United target Steven Bergwijn is set to snub a mo...

Report: Manchester United pull out of Sean Longstaff move

Manchester United reportedly end their interest in Sean Longstaff as Newcastle United value him at £50m, which is £30m than the Red Devils are willing to pay. Newcastle United youngster Sean Longstaff is reportedly no longer a target for Manchester United after they were quoted £50m for the midfielder. Following last season’s disappointing sixth-placed finish in the Premier League, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has focused on bringing in young, British players in the transfer window. Daniel James was signed from Swansea City for £15m and Aaron Wan-Bissaka followed close behind from Crystal Palace for £50m. Longstaff was touted as the next name on Solskjaer’s list, but The Mirror claims that Newcastle’s reluctance to accept anything lower than £50m has forced Man United to look els...

Manchester United preparing £67m Sergej Milinkovic-Savic bid?

Manchester United are reportedly lining up a bid worth £67m to sign Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic this summer. Manchester United are reportedly preparing a bid worth £67m for Lazio‘s Sergej Milinkovic-Savic as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer turns his attention towards bolstering the squad’s midfield options. The club has already secured the signatures of winger Daniel James and full-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka this summer. Solskjaer is now targeting new additions in midfield following the departures of Marouane Fellaini and Ander Herrera this year. According to Gazzetta dello Sport, United will launch a bid of £67m for Milinkovic-Savic, but it is claimed that Lazio are holding out for a sum of £107m for a player they deem indispensable. United were strongly linked with the Serbia i...

Manchester United ‘hold Sean Longstaff talks with Newcastle United’

Manchester United reportedly hold discussions with Newcastle United regarding a potential deal for midfielder Sean Longstaff. Manchester United have reportedly held talks with Newcastle United regarding the potential signing of Sean Longstaff. The academy graduate has only made a total of 13 appearances in the Magpies first team, which includes eight starts in the Premier League. However, United have been frequently linked with the 21-year-old for a number of weeks as they look to add young English talent to their squad. According to Sky Sports News, discussions were held between the two clubs at the weekend, where Newcastle informed the North-West giants that they were not interested in a sale. Longstaff – who has three years left on his contract – has previously said that he ...

Christian Eriksen ‘top of Manchester United’s list of Paul Pogba replacements’

Manchester United will look to bring in Christian Eriksen from Tottenham Hotspur in a £75m deal should Paul Pogba leave, according to a report. Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Christian Eriksen is reportedly the standout name on the list of alternatives should Manchester United lose Paul Pogba this summer. Pogba’s has admitted that he wants to leave Old Trafford and his agent Mino Raiola is “in the process” of pushing through a move. Real Madrid are the firm favourites to land the France international, while his former club Juventus are also believed to be in the running. United have yet to receive any offers for Pogba, but the Evening Standard reports that they have plans in place in case he does move on. Eriksen, who has also been touted as a target for Madrid, is supposed...

Manchester United ‘make Mario Lemina contact’

Manchester United are reportedly one of a number of clubs who have expressed an interest in Southampton midfielder Mario Lemina. Manchester United have reportedly identified Southampton midfielder Mario Lemina as a potential summer signing. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is keen to strengthen in the centre of the pitch due to the departure of Ander Herrera and potential exit of Paul Pogba. Newcastle United’s Sean Longstaff has been linked with a switch to Old Trafford, although it appears that the academy graduate is not the only player being considered by Solskjaer. According to the Daily Mail, United are contemplating whether to make an official approach for Lemina, who will be allowed to leave St Mary’s ahead of the new Premier League. The 25-year-old has made a total of 52 appearance...

Manchester United ‘want at least three more new players’

Manchester United are reportedly after a new defender, central midfielder and an attacking player before the transfer window closes in a month’s time. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is reportedly after at least three more new players to bolster his Manchester United squad ahead of the new season. The Red Devils have already splashed out around £60m this summer to sign Daniel James from Swansea City and Aaron Wan-Bissaka from Crystal Palace. Ander Herrera and Antonio Valencia have both departed the club as free agents, however, and there are still question marks over the futures of Paul Pogba, Romelu Lukaku and David de Gea. According to The Sun, Solskjaer plans to sign a defender, central midfielder and an attacking player before the window closes in exactly a month’s time, regardless of...

Report: Manchester United must pay £50m for Sean Longstaff

Manchester United will have to spend more than £50m if they are to sign Sean Longstaff from Newcastle United, according to a report. Newcastle United have reportedly warned Manchester United off making a move for Sean Longstaff by placing a £50m+ valuation on his head. The Red Devils are believed to have switched focus to signing the 21-year-old after securing deals for Daniel James and Aaron Wan-Bissaka. Man United are eager to bolster their squad with young homegrown talent this summer and Sky Sports News claims that they will go all out to land Longstaff. Newcastle are reluctant to sell, however, and it is suggested that their Premier League rivals will have to hand out more than the £50m they spent to sign Wan-Bissaka to get their man. Longstaff made 13 appearances in his breakthrough ...

Manchester United ‘very interested in Giovani Lo Celso’

Manchester United reportedly remain ‘very interested’ in Real Betis midfielder Giovani Lo Celso, who has also been heavily linked with a move to Tottenham Hotspur. Manchester United remain ‘very interested’ in signing Giovani Lo Celso from Real Betis this summer, according to a report. United have been linked with the Argentina international throughout the current transfer window, although Premier League rivals Tottenham Hotspur were understood to be leading the race for his signature. However, Marca reports that Lo Celso remains firmly on the list of potential targets for the 20-time champions as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks to bolster his midfield options. Sporting Lisbon’s Bruno Fernandes and Newcastle United’s Sean Longstaff have both been linked with ...

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