Saturday’s biggest Man United news and transfer gossip.
Manchester United will offer Real Madrid £65m plus goalkeeper David De Gea, 24, in exchange for Gareth Bale in a last-ditch bid to lure the 26-year-old Wales forward to Old Trafford, the Daily Star reports.
Louis van Gaal is eager to bring in a marquee signing before Tuesday’s 6pm transfer deadline.
Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville says Arsenal are a “soft touch” and lack the “character and winning urge” of potential title winners, the Daily Telegraph reports.
England manager Roy Hodgson is poised to recall Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw, 20, for the Euro 2016 qualifier double-header with San Marino and Switzerland, the Daily Mirror reports.
The full-back has made an impressive start to the season so far and it set to be rewarded for that form.
Celtic will try to buy Tyler Blackett from Manchester United next summer if a proposed season-long loan move proves to be a success, according to the Daily Record.
Manchester United new arrival Memphis Depay spent over £1,000 on a matte black wrap for his £120,000 Mercedes at a specialist garage in Oldham and then celebrated by going on a shopping spree in Manchester city centre, according to the Manchester Evening News.