Wednesday’s Man United news and transfer rumour roundup.
United were strongly linked with a deal for Bale at the start of the summer only to focus on other transfer targets.
Angel di Maria has emerged as a shock transfer target for Premier League rivals Arsenal, according to the Metro.
Di Maria has been told he can leave United this summer if he wants, with Louis van Gaal happy to cash in on his £59.7million record signing.
Manchester United are hopeful of signing Southampton’s France midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin, 25, before flying to the United States on Monday, The Guardian reports.
Louis van Gaal, the United manager, has had one bid of around £20m rejected by the St Mary’s club, with Koeman valuing Schneiderlin at £27m. However, United believe the player could be acquired for closer to £25m.
Manchester United have agreed a £12m fee with Torino for Italy right-back Matteo Darmian, 25, the Daily Star reports.
Van Gaal is said to be looking at strengthening his defensive options next season and has taken a shine to the Italian international.
Reports in Spain today suggest a deal has been agreed between Manchester United and Real Madrid for Spanish goalkeeper David De Gea.
El Confidencial report on the agreed figures of the deal, with the player now waiting for the green light to complete the move officially.