Monday’s biggest news and transfer rumours.
Robin van Persie will fight for his Manchester United future and says he will not accept being a bit-part player, the Daily Mirror reports.
The striker had been linked with moves to Italy and Turkey recently, but could end up staying to fight for his place.
Manchester United are planning to offer £30m for Lazio’s Felipe Anderson, a 22-year-old Brazilian attacking midfielder, according to The Sun.
However, Anderson has recently intimated that he hopes to stay put at Lazio and help them advance in their Champions League campaign.
The Old Trafford club could sign Ajax keeper Jasper Cillessen, 26, as they line up a replacement for 24-year-old David De Gea, who has been linked with a move to Real Madrid, the Daily Telegraph reports.
The Dutchman impressed during last summer’s World Cup, and is another player that is already well known to Louis van Gaal.
Sevilla striker Carlos Bacca, 28, who is reportedly a target for Manchester United and Arsenal, would be interested in a move to Italian side Roma, according to the Daily Mail.
The news could come as a blow to the Red Devils, who have apparently been on the trail of the Colombian international for some time.
Manchester United could complete the transfer of Bastian Schweinsteiger due to his relationship with Louis van Gaal, according to Bayern Munich legend Roy Makaay (via the Metro).
Stories linking United with the Germany international have been gathering pace recently, as Louis van Gaal searches for a replacement to Michael Carrick.
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