Thursday’s biggest Manchester United news and gossip.
Spain keeper De Gea has been left in limbo after his dream move to Real Madrid broke down on deadline day amid war between the two clubs.
United’s fall-out with Real Madrid over the De Gea deal has ended their chances of signing Real’s Wales forward Gareth Bale, 26, the Daily Star reports.
And a senior United source admitted: “I don’t think they (Real Madrid) will be too keen to do business with us again considering the way this has gone.”
Former England captain David Beckham has backed his former Manchester United team-mate Ryan Giggs, 41, to become the club’s next manager when Louis van Gaal leaves, the Manchester Evening News reports.
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is happy with his squad’s rebuilding and in the future will concentrate on quality not quantity, according to The Guardian.
Manchester United’s new signing Anthony Martial has responded to claims made by team-mate Morgan Schneiderlin that Wayne Rooney hadn’t heard of him, the Metro reports.
The 19-year-old striker was a surprise signing by the Red Devils on deadline day, moving for £36million despite not being a particularly big name, even in his native France.