Here is Sunday’s news and gossip concerning Manchester United:
Louis van Gaal has revealed that United skipper Wayne Rooney is allowed to have an input regarding many things around the club, including the team selection, according to The Sun.
“Things like the the selection and the kitchen and the members of staff, everything you can mention, he is involved,” he said.
The Red Devils are planning to make a late attempt to bring Real Madrid star Gareth Bale to Old Trafford, according to the Metro.
The Metro suggest that the bid is unlikely to tempt Los Blancos to sell however, following his brace against Real Betis.
United are willing to pay over £20m as they try to sign Southampton winger Sadio Mane, according to the Metro.
The former Red Bull Salzburg man is being lined up as one of the potential answers to the club’s attacking problems.
Their need for a new striker has increased further after the Metro reported that Louis van Gaal has told Javier Hernandez that he is free to leave this summer.
Bayer Leverkusen are the favourites to land the Mexican, but West Ham and Tottenham remain keen.
Finally, David de Gea is desperate to complete his long-anticipated move to Real Madrid through concerns that sitting in the stands all season will scupper his chances of being Spain’s number one at Euro 2016, the Daily Mirror report.