Thursday’s biggest Man United transfer news and rumours.
Manchester United’s new Dutch forward Memphis Depay, 21, has told manager Louis van Gaal that he wants to succeed Angel Di Maria in the number seven jersey, according to the Daily Telegraph.
The Dutchman is waiting for Di Maria to seal his exit to PSG before taking the iconic jersey.
David De Gea’s popstar girlfriend Edurne Garcia, seems to have inadvertently confirmed the 24-year-old Manchester United goalkeeper’s transfer to Real Madrid, the Metro reports.
She was reportedly overheard discussing his move off camera during a television interview.
Angel Di Maria, 27, is set to be unveiled as a Paris St-Germain player after the French club announced a media conference for Thursday afternoon in the French capital, the Daily Star reports.
Manchester United have made another bid for Tottenham striker Harry Kane a couple of days ahead of the start of the new Premier League season, the Daily Express reports.
Kane was due to play in a pre-season friendly vs AC Milan on Wednesday, but was mysteriously omitted from the match day squad.
Goalkeeper Victor Valdes, 33, was conspicuous by his absence as Manchester United players modelled their new training kit at Carrington on Wednesday, the Manchester Evening News reports.
It has added fuel to the notion that he will be making a swift exit from the club at some point this summer.