Man Utd news – “Outrageous offer” for Sanchez, Attention turns to Pienaar, Solskjear heading home

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Utd need “outrageous offer” for Sanchez.

Manchester United have been told by Udinese it will take an “outrageous offer” to capture Alexis Sanchez, according to Goal. The Chile winger has starred in the first two games of the World Cup which has left many clubs chasing the 22-year-old’s signature. United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is thought to be keen as the Scot looks to add some flair to his squad. However Udinese sporting director has issued a hands off warning, Larini said to reporters: “He will only leave for an outrageous offer.” The Red Devils are not alone in chasing the Chile with Real Madrid also interested.

Attention turns to Pienaar.

According to, after dropping their interest in Joe Cole, Manchester United have stepped up their efforts to sign Everton’s Stephen Pienaar. The winger who was knocked out of the World Cup with South Africa is reportedly keen to leave Everton this summer in search of a new challenge. Everton boss David Moyes is keen to keep his man but is wary of the former Dortmund man leaving on a free next summer, when his contract expires. United are not the only interested party with Tottenham, Arsenal, Manchester City and Bayern Munich among the playmakers admirers.

Solskjear heading home.

Ole Gunnar Solskjear has confirmed he is looking to head back to Norway to continue his coaching career. For the past two seasons the Norwegian legend has been managing Manchester United’s reserve team, winning the title last term. Although grateful for the opportunity he told Goal he was looking to move into first team management back in Scandinavia: “I am very happy in Manchester, but will not train the reserves forever. A future coaching career in Norway is something I certainly cannot rule out.”

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