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AC Milan ‘eye Manchester United’s Eric Bailly as Dejan Lovren alternative’

AC Milan reportedly identify Manchester United centre-back Eric Bailly as a summer transfer target after being put off by Liverpool’s asking price for Dejan Lovren. AC Milan are reportedly considering a move for Manchester United centre-back Eric Bailly after being put off by Liverpool‘s asking price for Dejan Lovren. New Milan boss Marco Giampaolo is understood to have made bringing in a new central defender his top priority ahead of the 2019-20 season as he looks to shore up a backline which conceded 36 goals last season. Lovren had been the Rossoneri’s first choice, but Liverpool are demanding at least £18m for the Croatian, whose £4.5m salary would also pose problems for a club that have already been banned from next season’s Europa League due to Financial Fair ...

Inter Milan ‘prepared to meet Manchester United’s Romelu Lukaku valuation’

Inter Milan prepare a £75m move for Manchester United forward Romelu Lukaku, according to a report. Inter Milan are reportedly preparing a £75m swoop for Manchester United forward Romelu Lukaku. The Italian giants have been strongly linked with a move for the Belgium international in recent weeks. However, it had been thought that Inter would miss out on the chance to sign the 26-year-old as they were not able to meet United’s £75m valuation due to the restrictions imposed by Financial Fair Play. According to The Sun, though, Antonio Conte‘s side will tell the Red Devils this week that they will meet the asking price, although the bid will include bonus payments. The report claims that a guaranteed £60m will be offered over three years – including an up front payment of £...

Hibernian end interest in Scunthorpe United’s Funso Ojo

Ojo now looks set to complete a move to Aberdeen. Hibernian manager Paul Heckingbottom insists he would only sign players who “share our values” after missing out on Scunthorpe’s Funso Ojo. The Easter Road club had been pursuing the Belgian midfielder since May but, after matching Aberdeen’s offer for the player, were unable to conclude a deal. Ojo now looks set to complete a move to Pittodrie, with Heckingbottom revealing that he had pulled out of the transfer after “circumstances changed”. Speaking after Hibs’ penalty shoot-out win over Stirling Albion in the Betfred Cup, he said: “We’re not going to do (this transfer). It’s not for us. We don’t want to do it. “You have to sign players who believe in the same thing a...

Mark Dempsey leaves Manchester United’s pre-season tour of Australia

Assistant was taken ill on Friday. Manchester United coach Mark Dempsey will return to the UK following treatment in hospital after falling ill on the club’s pre-season tour in Australia. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men arrived in Western Australia at the start of the week and beat local side Perth Glory 2-0 in their first friendly on Saturday. Dempsey was absent at Optus Stadium and United confirmed he was the member of their backroom team that had been taken to hospital in Perth the previous day. A statement from United read: “Mark Dempsey will be discharged from hospital following assessment and treatment. “Due to the intensity of the tour schedule we have decided together it’s best for him to return home.” The statement followed manager Solskjaer’s ...

Manchester United’s Harry Maguire chase ‘very much alive’

A report claims that Harry Maguire is still a target for Manchester United, despite Leicester City upping their asking price to £70m. Manchester United are reportedly still confident of reaching an agreement with Leicester City for central defender Harry Maguire. The Red Devils are believed to be the only side in the running to sign the England international following Manchester City’s decision to look elsewhere. Leicester apparently increased their asking price for Maguire to £70m, which City were reluctant to pay. Sky Sports News reports that United remain keen to sign the 26-year-old, though, and a source close to the negations has described their pursuit as “very much alive”. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer‘s side have already signed two British players this summer, with A...

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...

Inter Milan chiefs to fly in for talks over Manchester United’s Romelu Lukaku?

Representatives of Inter Milan will reportedly fly to England this week in order to hold talks with Manchester United over Romelu Lukaku. Representatives of Inter Milan are allegedly due in England this week as they continue their attempts to sign Manchester United forward Romelu Lukaku. The arrival of head coach Antonio Conte has coincided with a strong interest in Lukaku, who may be allowed to leave Old Trafford this summer. However, the two clubs are not close to reaching an agreement for the frontman as United maintain their £75m valuation of the player. According to Sky Sports News, officials from the Italian giants have scheduled a flight to England in order to hold further discussions with their United counterparts. The report adds that both Inter and Lukaku are eager to reach a pos...

Real Madrid offer £72m plus Isco or Gareth Bale for Man United’s Paul Pogba?

Real Madrid reportedly make an offer of £72m plus either Isco or Gareth Bale for Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba. Real Madrid have reportedly made a bid of £72m – plus either Isco or Gareth Bale – for Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba. The France international has revealed that he wishes to leave Old Trafford this summer, a desire which was backed up by agent Mino Raiola on Friday. United have, so far, seemingly maintained a stance that Pogba – who effectively has three years left on his contract – will not be sold during the current transfer window. However, according to reports in Spain, Real have provided the Premier League giants with the opportunity to receive £72m plus one of their big earners in return for Pogba’s services. Bale is deemed ...

Manchester United’s daily transfer talk: Dani Olmo, Matthijs de Ligt, Gareth Bale

Sports Mole rounds up the latest transfer talk for Manchester United as they look to rebuild their squad following a disappointing 2018-19 campaign. Manchester United‘s summer transfer business is well underway as they aim to improve on a tumultuous 2018-19 campaign which saw them miss out on a place in the Champions League. It is expected to be a busy window for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and co, and here Sports Mole rounds up the latest news on possible comings and goings from Old Trafford. Wednesday morning’s headlines: Dani Olmo agent hints at Manchester United moveThe agent of Spanish Under-21 starlet Dani Olmo suggests that Manchester United are interested in his client following his displays at Euro 2019. Read more. Juventus ‘agree terms with Ajax captain Matthijs de Lig...

Manchester United’s daily transfer talk: Bruno Fernandes, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Isco

Sports Mole rounds up the latest transfer talk for Manchester United as they look to rebuild their squad following a disappointing 2018-19 campaign. Manchester United‘s summer transfer business is well underway as they aim to improve on a tumultuous 2018-19 campaign which saw them miss out on a place in the Champions League. It is expected to be a busy window for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and co, and here Sports Mole rounds up the latest news on possible comings and goings from Old Trafford. Saturday morning’s headlines: Manchester United ‘complete £50m Aaron Wan-Bissaka deal’The England Under-21 international is Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s second signing of the summer. Read more. Sporting Lisbon demand more than release clause for Bruno FernandesSporting Lisbon preside...

Manchester United’s Paul Pogba ‘told Juventus players he wanted return in May’

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba allegedly told a number of Juventus players in May that he was craving a return to Turin. Paul Pogba allegedly told a number of Juventus players in May that he wished to depart Manchester United. The midfielder has since revealed that he is keen to take on a new challenge away from Old Trafford, leaving Juventus and Real Madrid to do battle for the 26-year-old’s signature. Recent reports have indicated that Pogba prefers a second spell in Turin, having previously represented the Italian giants for four years between 2012 and 2016. However, according to reports in Italy, it appears that the World Cup winner’s desire to return to Serie A has been known for some time. Pogba attended the birthday party of Andrea Barzagli in May, where he is s...

Report: Real Madrid keeping tabs on Newcastle United’s Miguel Almiron

Newcastle United’s club-record signing Miguel Almiron is reportedly attracting interest from Real Madrid with his displays at the Copa America with Paraguay. Real Madrid are reportedly tracking Miguel Almiron at the Copa America with a view to making a move for the Newcastle United attacker. The 25-year-old joined the Magpies from Atlanta United in a club-record deal in January, thought to be worth £21m. Almiron is currently on international duty with Paraguay and has performed well during his side’s opening two matches, creating six chances in total – twice as many as any of his teammates. According to a report carried by TyC Sports, Almiron has caught the eye of Madrid officials and they will continue to keep tabs on him across the duration of Paraguay’s participa...

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