Juventus join Manchester United in pursuit of Bundesliga star

Juventus have joined Manchester United in the pursuit of Bayern Munich star Renato Sanches. United were interested in signing the Portugal international last summer but he eventually joined the German champions for an initial £30m transfer fee. However, the 19-year-old has failed to make an impression in his debut season in Germany and managed just six league starts for Carlo Ancelotti’s side. German publication Kicker has claimed that Bayern are aiming to recoup their investment by selling Sanches this summer. According to the recent reports, United’s interest in the player…

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UEFA announces Euro 2016 awardees and team of the tournament

The title of UEFA’s Euro 2016 player of the tournament has been awarded to the French striker Antoine Greizmann, as reported by the Independent. Great Griezmann Griezmann also finished the tournament with the Golden Boot as he scored six goals, which was double that of any other player, to help France make the final. Despite not being able to score in the final, whilst missing a great opportunity to do so with a header as France lost 1-0 to Portugal, Griezmann’s earned the award of the tournament’s most outstanding player…

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What really happened to Manchester United’s transfer for Renato Sanches?

Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich shocked everyone in the football world by announcing the transfer of Renato Sanches from Benfica. The 18-year-old was first linked with a move to Manchester United in the January transfer window, and a deal was reportedly already in place between all the parties ahead of a summer move. So what really happened behind the scenes that scuppered Sanches’ move to Old Trafford? Did Bayern gazump United’s move for the player or the Red Devils pulled their hands from the deal? According to reliable Italian journalist Gianluca…

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Disappointed Manchester United fans react to Renato Sanches’ Bayern deal [Tweets]

On Tuesday, Bayern Munich completed the transfer of 18-year-old Portugal international and big Manchester United target Renato Sanches from Benfica for £27.6 million plus performance related bonus. Not surprisingly, United fans took it out on Twitter to vent their disappointment: Take note, Man Utd, that’s how you conduct transfer business. Mats Hummels and Renato Sanches sign for Bayern Munich on the same day. Ooft! — Liam Canning (@OffsideLiam) May 10, 2016 “No Renato Sanches,Ed.What do we do?” “Same as we do every night. Sign a player nothing like him for twice as…

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Bayern Munich announce transfer of big Manchester United target

Bayern Munich have completed the transfer of 18-year-old Portugal international Renato Sanches, as Benfica have agreed terms bringing the midfielder to the Bundesliga for the start of the 2016/17 season. Sanches rates as one of the most talented young players in European football after making his senior debut for Benfica this season. He has made 23 senior league appearances for his club this season. The player completed the obligatory pre-transfer medical in Munich on Monday before signing a five-year contract binding him to the German champions until 2021. “Renato is dynamic,…

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Barcelona concede defeat to Manchester United for starlet transfer

Manchester United were all set to sign Benfica midfielder Renato Sanches before Barcelona emerged with a late interest in the Portuguese player. Earlier this week, multiple reports suggested that the Catalan club consider the 18-year-old as a potential replacement of Sergio Busquets and are ready to compete with United for his signing. However, according to Portuguese publication A Bola (via Daily Express), the Catalans are helpless in front of the financial might of the Premier League club and have conceded defeat in their pursuit. Sanchez is valued at more than £45 million…

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Manchester United on the verge of completing huge transfer for Portuguese starlet

Manchester United look to have started their squad overhaul as reliable Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio has revealed that the Red Devils are on the verge of completing a deal for Renato Sanches. According to Di Marzio, United are close to complete the transfer for £46.7 million paid in four years, which would make the 18-year-old Sanches Benfica’s most-expensive sale, beating Axel Witsel’s £31.5 million move to Zenit St Petersburg in 2012. United opened discussions in January for the talented teenager and were willing to structure a deal similar to the one…

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Jose Mourinho to sign three players at Manchester United

Jose Mourinho has already drawn up his transfer plans if he gets formally appointed at Manchester United. According to the Sun, Mourinho has approved the transfer moves for John Stones, Renato Sanches and Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Last summer, when he was in charge of Chelsea, Mourinho attempted to sign Everton defender John Stones, but the Toffees rejected all advances for their player. Benfica youngster Sanches has been strongly linked with a move to United recently and the club have supposedly scouted the Portuguese star on multiple occasions. The 18-year-old is one of the…

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Manchester United target dropped big hint about his future [Tweets]

Manchester United have been keeping tabs on Benfica midfielder Renato Sanches for several months now. The Red Devils were linked with a January move for the 18-year-old, but any deal failed to materialize. Various media outlets have suggested that United will reignite their interest in the player during the 2016 summer transfer window. This weekend, the Portuguese player dropped a huge hint regarding a potential move by liking Manchester United’s page on Instagram. The activity was quickly picked up by a number of fans and subsequently Sanches unfollowed the page.…

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Manchester United open talks to sign Portuguese wonderkid

Manchester United are getting serious about signing Renato Sanches, a Portuguese wonderkid that’s currently playing in his home country for Benfica, according to The Daily Mail. The 18-year-old has been attracting interest from all sorts of clubs across Europe. However, the Rd Devils are believed to have moved in to pole position to land Sanches after meeting Benfica officials for a second time about a deal. United scouts have watched the teenager in three of his last four matches, although they were initially scouting winger Goncalo Guedes and full-back Eliseu. However, it…

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