Wednesday’s biggest Man United news and transfer rumours.
However, Chief Executive Ed Woodward is believed to be holding out for more money before sanctioning the move.
Man United winger Ashley Young has emerged as a target for Tottenham Hotspur after being scared off by the £25m asking price Crystal Palace set for Yannick Bolasie, the Daily Mirror reports.
Young had been in talks with Untied about a new deal, but negotiations appear to have stalled dramatically.
Manchester United feel betrayed by Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos, who was one of their top transfer targets, with the 29-year-old Spain international set to sign a new contract with the La Liga club, the Daily Star reports.
United had been on the Spanish international’s case all summer, but now look set to miss out.
And United will not be bidding for Valencia’s 27-year-old defender Nicolas Otamendi this summer, despite being repeatedly linked with the Argentina international, according to the Manchester Evening News.
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says this could be “the season of Luke Shaw”. The Dutchman has been impressed by his 20-year-old England left-back’s performances in a pre-season tour of the United States, The Guardian reports.
Shaw endured a rocky first season at Old Trafford, but is insisting that he can still turn into a first team regular.