Tuesday’s biggest Manchester United news and transfer rumour gossip.
United have held a long standing interest in the giant striker, and may now finally get their hands on him with space and wages freed up in the squad.
However, the Daily Telegraph claims that Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski, 26, is at the top of Manchester United’s attacking targets as manager Louis van Gaal prepares to take his summer spending to more than £300m.
The Polish international didn’t meet his usual high standards last term, but it’s unlikely that Pep Guadriola would want to lose another key man in such a short space of time.
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has suggested Manchester United defensive target Sergio Ramos, 29, is a player who cannot leave, according to Marca (in Spanish).
But the player himself is believed to be keen on moving on this summer.
The inclusion of Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea, 24, in their squad for the pre-season tour to the United States has ruled out an imminent move to Real Madrid for the Spaniard, The Independent reports.
West Ham are reportedly lining up a transfer bid for Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez, the Metro reports.
The 27-year-old looks set to leave Old Trafford this summer after falling out of favour with United boss Louis van Gaal and spending last season on loan to Spanish giants Real Madrid.