Saturday’s biggest Manchester United news and transfer rumour roundup.
Manchester United have been in secret talks to try to buy 23-year-old Barcelona forward Neymar, according to The Sun.
However, he has been tipped to sign a new deal with the Catalan giants and United could find themselves in a similar position to the time they attempted to sign Sergio Ramos from Real Madrid.
Manchester United are demanding that Real Madrid pay £29m for Spanish goalkeeper David De Gea, 24 – or £22m plus 28-year-old Costa Rican Keylor Navas, according to Marca.
Manchester United defender Jonny Evans, 27, is a target for West Brom after their bid to sign Tottenham’s Federico Fazio, 28, collapsed, The Sun reports.
Albion are clearly getting ideas above their station again.
Manchester United and Borussia Dortmund both want 17-year-old winger Rafik Zekhnini, who impressed for Norwegian side Odd in the Europa League against Dortmund, AG reports (in Norwegian).
The teenager earner rave reviews earlier this week for turning defender Mats Hummels inside out.
Manchester United had reportedly agreed personal terms with Barcelona forward Pedro before the Spanish winger had a change of heart and decided to join Chelsea, according to the Metro.
The 28-year-old looked destined to move to Old Trafford this summer but the Red Devils haggled over the Spaniard’s £22million release clause.