Friday’s biggest Manchester United news and transfer rumour gossip.
Manchester United want to re-sign Old Trafford great Cristiano Ronaldo, 30, from Real Madrid as the club intensifies their efforts to build a title-winning squad, the Manchester Evening News reports.
M.E.N. Sport understands United are working on what could be a new club-record deal to bring Ronaldo back to Manchester six years after he joined Real Madrid for a world record £80m.
Manchester United are on the brink of signing 27-year-old Barcelona forward Pedro and the deal could be sealed next week, the Daily Express reports.
The Spanish international has been tipped to move on this summer over fears concerning his playing time at the Nou Camp.
However, the Red Devils have been told that Barcelona will not accept anything less than £22m for the Spain international, the Daily Telegraph.
Manchester United target Sergio Ramos will hold talks with Real Madrid president Florentino Perez this weekend, who will tell the 29-year-old defender that the Spanish club do not want to sell him, according to The Guardian.
Meanwhile, United goalkeeper David De Gea, 24, has been told by manager Louis van Gaal to focus on facing Barcelona in a friendly in San Francisco on Saturday amid uncertainty over his future, according to The Times – subscription required)
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