Here is Sunday’s news and gossip concerning Manchester United:
The Spaniard is set to be handed the number nine shirt at Old Trafford, and could make his debut against Newcastle.
Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller has reportedly told friends that he would be interested in following Bastian Schweinsteiger to the Premier League, according to the Daily Express.
Louis van Gaal has already seen two bids turned down for the 25-year-old, but may now be tempted to make another.
Man United target Nicolas Otamendi has supposedly told Valencia boss Nuno that he no longer wants to be considered for selection, Marca report.
The 27-year-old is concerned that an injury may scupper a move away from the Mestalla.
David de Gea is set to confirm his desire to leave Old Trafford this summer by handing in a transfer request, according to the Daily Star.
The 24-year-old has already agreed personal terms with Real Madrid, but the fee remains a stumbling block.
Finally, Manchester United are reportedly considering a move for Madrid full-back Fabio Coentrao, after the Metro claimed that Los Blancos were happy to let the Portuguese go.
Manchester United Gossip and Goals
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