Wednesday’s biggest Manchester United news and transfer gossip.
Manchester United are ready to sell winger Angel Di Maria to Paris St-Germain for £42.8m. The Red Devils spent £59.7m on the 27-year-old last summer, according to the Daily Star.
But United are also interested in a swap deal that would see Di Maria go to PSG with 28-year-old forward Edinson Cavani moving to Old Trafford, the Daily Express reports.
With Robin van Persie now departed, United will be looking to bring in fresh reinforcements up front.
Valencia defender Nicolas Otamendi, 27, is prepared to go on strike to force a move to Manchester United. The Spanish side value the Argentina defender at £37m, The Sun reports.
The 27-year-old has threatened to go on strike at the club, and will hope to push through a move before the squad reconvenes on July 27.
Robert Lewandowski’s agent has told Manchester United it will cost them more than £35m to sign the 26-year-old Bayern Munich striker this summer, The Independent reports.
However, the Red Devils may face some serious competition for his signature from Spain.
Midfielder Tom Cleverley, 25, hopes his move from Manchester United to Everton will help restart his England career. Cleverley last won a cap in November 2013, the Liverpool Echo reports.
Cleverley spent the past season on loan with Aston Villa, and leaves Old Trafford with the feeling that he never quite lived up to his potential.