Wednesday’s biggest Manchester United news and transfer rumour roundup.
United are desperately seeking a new striker before the transfer window slams shut at the end of the month.
But United may have more luck in their pursuit of Barcelona’s 28-year-old forward Pedro, who came off the bench to score a late winner in the Uefa Super Cup on Tuesday but has reportedly told the club he wants to leave, according to The Times.
The Spanish international was then pictured standing alone while his teammates celebrated their cup win.
Italian side Torino want to sign Manchester United’s 27-year-old striker Javier Hernandez on loan with a view to a permanent transfer, the Daily Mirror reports.
The Mexican international doesn’t appear to be in Louis van Gaal’s plans for next season, but cannot leave until a replacement has been brought in.
Manchester United have been handed a boost in the chase for Julian Draxler after being told that Schalke will sell him for the right price, according to the Daily Star.
Both United and Arsenal have been heavily linked with his signature over the summer.
Manchester United have included want-away goalkeeper David De Gea in their Champions League squad, jeopardising the Spanish international’s desired transfer to Real Madrid this summer, according to Marca.
If he plays against Club Brugge he will be ineligible for Champions League football should his move to Real Madrid go ahead.