Saturday’s biggest Man United news and transfer rumours.
World Cup-winning Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger, 30, has agreed to join Manchester United on a three-year contract believed to be worth £7.2m a year, according to Bild.
Louis van Gaal wants to work with the German international again, as he seeks cover for the ageing Michael Carrick.
The fee for Germany international Schweinsteiger is believed to be about £5.75m, the Manchester Evening News reports.
With just one year remaining on his current deal, the World Cup winner is available for a cut price fee.
United may now end their interest in 25-year-old Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin. The Manchester club had seen a £20m bid for the Frenchman rejected, the Daily Express reports.
This will now likely clear a path for the France international to join Premier League rivals Arsenal.
Manchester United goalkeeper Victor Valdes could be set for a move to ambitious Turkish outfit Antalyaspor, the Metro reports.
Despite current United No.1 David de Gea’s future at the club being in doubt, Valdes is still being tipped for a move away from Old Trafford and he has been linked with Antalyaspor.
Louis van Gaal is confident David De Gea will not do a Raheem Sterling and decline to go on Manchester United’s pre-season tour, the Daily Express reports.
Van Gaal praised goalkeeper De Gea’s professionalism since he returned to pre-season training despite his much-anticipated move to Real Madrid so far failing to materialise.
Louis van Gaal has confirmed that Matteo Darmian is set to become Manchester United’s second summer signing, the Daily Mirror reports..
Darmian was flying into Manchester today to have a medical and complete his switch from Torino.
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