Manchester United target headed elsewhere, Red Devils made formal offer for Barcelona star

Manchester United have maintained interest in Benfica midfielder Nicolas Gaitan for quite some time now. However, according to Portuguese publication A Bola, the Argentina international is headed elsewhere in the summer transfer window. The report states that the 28-year-old, who recently claimed that he might leave Benfica in the summer, is close to signing a four-year deal with Atletico Madrid. Gaitan is expected to cost around £20 million to Diego Simeone’s side. “I’ve been [at Benfica] for a long time, and this is a very emotional time. I don’t know if this…

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Man United target Nicolas Gaitan on verge of agreeing move to European giants

Long-time Manchester United target Nicolas Gaitan appears to finally be on the move. However, reports in the Daily Express would suggest that Old Trafford is not his destination. According to the Express, the Benfica playmaker is on the verge of agreeing a deal with Serie A champions Juventus after previously rejecting Al-Ahli as he wished to move to one of the major European leagues. The Argentina international will be one of the men that has the arduous task of stepping into the void that has been left by Andrea Pirlo’s…

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Man United gossip: Muller set to sign new deal, while Gaitan close to sealing move

Here is Wednesday’s news and gossip concerning Manchester United: Bayern Munich striker Thomas Muller is set to snub interest from the Red Devils, and sign a new deal at the Allianz Arena, according to the Daily Star. The 25-year-old currently earns £110,000 a week, but is set to be handed much better terms. Long-time target Nico Gaitan appears to be on his way out of Benfica this summer, but he is not heading to Old Trafford, the Daily Express report. The 27-year-old is in talks about a switch to Italian…

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Man United news: Neymar interested in Old Trafford switch, while £58m Muller bid prepared

Here is Monday’s news and gossip concerning Manchester United: Barcelona playmaker Neymar is interested in making a stunning move to Old Trafford, according to the Guardian. However, the report concedes that a move is much more likely to happen next summer, if at all. The Red Devils are planning to make one final offer for Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller, according to the Metro. Louis van Gaal is prepared to part with as much as £58m for the 25-year-old. Nicolas Gaitan’s chances of securing a move to the Premier League…

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Man United news: Rivals launch Pedro bid, but €85m offer made for Bayern Munich star

Here is Wednesday’s news and gossip concerning Manchester United: Chelsea are hoping to scupper the Red Devils’ bid to land Barcelona winger Pedro, having entered talks with the Catalan giants about a possible fee, according to the Guardian. United’s vice-chairman Ed Woodward flew out to Spain earlier in the week to try and reach a deal, but may now have more work on his hands if he wants to sign the Spaniard. Former United midfielder Paul Scholes believes that if his old club can sign the 28-year-old, they have to…

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Nico Gaitan ‘dreaming’ of Man United move after offers from Middle East giants

Reports coming out of Portugal are claiming that Benfica star Nicolas Gaitan’s chances of a move to Manchester United are now slim, but there is a release clause triggering offer on the table. According to O Jogo, Dubai side Al-Ahli have made an offer of €35m for the 27-year-old, and have offered a contract that would see the Argentinian earn €3.5m a year. However, O Jogo report that Gaitan is less than keen to make the switch to the UAE, as he wishes to move to one of the top leagues…

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Gaitan Man United: Benfica star’s agent flies to England to tie up deal

Nicolas Gaitan’s proposed move to Manchester United appears to be edging ever closer, after the Daily Express reported that his agent had flown to England to tie up a deal for the Benfica star. The Red Devils have been monitoring the playmaker for a long time, and it appears that they may now finally get their man. The Express report that Jorge Mendes is on his way to the north-west to complete the move, while the 27-year-old has reportedly said his goodbyes to his teammates in Portugal. United are willing…

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Man United target set for final game for current club before Old Trafford move

Manchester United target Nicolas Gaitan is set to play his final game for Benfica, before he completes his move to Old Trafford, according to the Metro. The attacking midfielder is set to play a part in the side’s Portuguese Super Cup clash with Sporting Lisbon on Sunday, but will then join Louis van Gaal’s side, the Metro suggest. The Red Devils have a verbal agreement in place with Rui Vitoria’s side that will see the 27-year-old move to the Premier League for £21.1m (via Metro). However, Valencia are also interested…

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Manchester United gossip: Double deal close, but world record Bale bid still planned

Here is Sunday’s news and gossip concerning Manchester United: The Red Devils are planning to make a bid for Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale, according to the Daily Express. However, they will have to break Bale’s own world record, as Madrid will not accept anything less than the £86m they paid for him in 2013. Their potential bid for Bale may not be the end of their summer spending however, as the Metro report that a double deal to sign Barcelona’s Pedro and Nicolas Gaitan of Benfica is still on…

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Manchester United closing in on double deal with Barcelona man and Nicolas Gaitan set to sign

Manchester United’s summer spending is about to pass the £100m mark, after the Metro reported that both Pedro and Benfica’s Nicolas Gaitan were set to complete their moves to Old Trafford. The Metro suggest that the Barcelona man will be the first to join Louis van Gaal’s revolution, while the Argentinian’s signature will take the Premier League side’s total outlay to over £120m when he joins shortly after. While United fans will be hoping that both long-awaited deals do get across the line, they will perhaps be wondering how they…

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Manchester United gossip: Di Maria’s exit complete, and Pedro move in doubt

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Here is Thursday’s news and gossip concerning Manchester United: Angel Di Maria’s move to Paris Saint-Germain is complete, according to respected journalist Guillem Balague. The former Real Madrid winger will move to Parc des Princes for £44.2m. The di Maria deal agreed with PSG yesterday is for a €63m fee (£44.2m) — Guillem Balague (@GuillemBalague) July 30, 2015 Benfica star Nicolas Gaitan could be the man chosen to replace the Ligue 1 bound attacker, according to the Metro. The 27-year-old is being lined up with a £21.5m switch to Old…

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Manchester United closing in on £21.5m deal for Angel Di Maria replacement

Manchester United are reportedly closing in on a £21.5m move for Benfica attacker Nicolas Gaitan, according to the Metro. The Metro hint, however, that the deal is reliant on Angel Di Maria completing his much anticipated move to Paris Saint-Germain. But, the 27-year-old is confident that he will be replacing his countryman at Old Trafford this summer, the Metro report, which would suggest that he has been kept in the loop as Di Maria’s Ligue 1 switch progresses, and feels that it will be confirmed imminently. The Benfica man is…

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Manchester United AGREE fee with Benfica for Nicolas Gaitan

Manchester United are reportedly closing in on their fifth signing of the summer, after it was claimed that they had agreed a fee with Benfica for the transfer of Nicolas Gaitan. According to the Daily Star, the Argentinian will move to Old Trafford for £21m, but only once his countryman Angel Di Maria completes his move away from the club. The Star report that Paris Saint-Germain look the most likely to snap up the former Real Madrid man. Gaitan would follow Memphis Depay, Matteo Darmian, Bastian Schweinsteiger, and Morgan Schneiderlin,…

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Manchester United plan swap deal to secure Benfica’s Nicolas Gaitan, with defender heading in opposite direction

Manchester United are reportedly closing in on a swap deal that would see Benfica midfielder Nicolas Gaitan move to Old Trafford, while defender Rafael looks set to head in the opposite direction. READ MORE: Manchester United News Man United want TWO Real Madrid stars in exchange for David de Gea Man United enter race for Christian Benteke, as Liverpool step aside According to the Daily Express, the 27-year-old’s agent had confirmed that talks were reaching a conclusion, and a move could be imminent. The Express suggest that the Premier League side…

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Manchester United plan swap deal to seal move for Benfica’s Nico Gaitan

Manchester United are preparing to continue their summer spending by making Benfica star Nicolas Gaitain their latest high-profile signing. READ MORE: Manchester United News and Gossip Reports claim Man United winger Angel Di Maria agrees €60m PSG move Fenerbahce close in on deal for Man United’s Robin van Persie With Memphis Depay already signed, the Metro report that Morgan Schneiderlin and Matteo Darmian are closing in on moves to Old Trafford. And they could be joined by the Argentinian winger. The Daily Star report that the 27-year-old has a £25m…

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Liverpool to hijack Man United for SECOND South American talent in a week

Liverpool are plotting a bid to be a thorn in Manchester United’s side once again by beating them to the signature of Benfica playmaker Nico Gaitan, according to the Metro. READ MORE: Liverpool Transfer Gossip Liverpool begin talks over move for Juventus striker Liverpool signing reveals new shirt number The player’s agent hinted on Thursday that a deal to take the Argentine international to Old Trafford, but the Reds haven’t given up hope of stealing him away from under their rival’s nose. Brendan Rodgers is reported to have been a…

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Man United agree deal to sign Benfica star

Manchester United have apparently agreed a deal to sign Benfica playmaker Nicolas Gaitan from Benfica this summer, according to the Metro. READ MORE: Manchester United Transfer Gossip The Premier League giants have been on the Argentine’s case for weeks now, with talk growing that he is set to move on from the Lisbon side this summer. But after so much speculation, it now appears that Louis van Gaal has finally got his man, after journalist Gianluca Di Marzio claimed the Red Devils are putting the final touches on a deal…

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