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United bid £25 million for teenager

Manchester United have bid £25 million for teenager Jude Bellingham, despite the fact that he has only made 25 appearances for his club side Birmingham City. Earlier this season, the 16 year old made history when he became the youngest man ever to play for the club, and he is already attracting interest from clubs across Europe, despite his tender ...

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United close to key appointment

Manchester United are close to finally appointing a Director of Football, with Luis Campos being lined up for the position. The 55 year old Portuguese is currently working at French club Lille. He previously worked at Monaco and is widely credited with having developed the likes of Kylian Mbappé, Fabinho, Bernardo Silva, and Anthony Martial at the Monegasque club, and ...

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Sporting valuation puts Fernandes deal at risk

Manchester United’s attempts to sign midfielder Bruno Fernandes from Sporting Lisbon could be thwarted by the Portuguese club’s valuation of him. The Primeira club want £68 million for the Portuguese international, but United have only offered £39 million plus add-ons, and the two sides remain far apart in their valuation of the 25 year old. Hopes that he could be ...

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Bailly signs United contract extension

Manchester United have triggered an option in Eric Bailly’s contract to extend his stay at the club until the summer of 2022. Signed from la Liga side Villareal in a £30 million deal in the summer of 2016, Bailly’s existing deal was due to end at the end of this season. However, despite an injury-plagued few years, which has seen ...

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Woodward blocks Young’s Inter Move

Executive vice chairman Ed Woodward has blocked Ashley Young’s proposed move from Manchester United to Inter Milan. The 34 year old club captain was poised to make the move, after falling down the pecking order at Old Trafford, and had already agreed personal terms on an 18 month contract with the Serie A side.  He is out of contract in ...

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Gedson Fernandes set for Spurs move

Benfica midfielder Gedson Fernandes has had a medical at Tottenham Hotspur ahead of agreeing an 18 month loan deal to the Premier League club. The 21 year old box-to-box midfielder is set to become Jose Mourinho’s first signing since he took over as Spurs manager last November. Fernandes joined the academy system at Benfica as a 9 year old, and ...

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United reignite interest in Fernandes

Manchester United are interested in signing Sporting Lisbon midfielder Bruno Fernandes again. The Premier League side spent most of last summer being associated with a move for the 25 year old Portuguese international, with Tottenham another club linked with him. In the end through, United decided not to pursue their interest, amidst concerns about how often he gave the ball ...

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United linked with Ajax midfielder

Manchester United have been linked with a January move for Ajax midfielder Donny van de Beek. With Paul Pogba sidelined after his ankle surgery, United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has identified the need for midfield reinforcements in January, and, although most of the club’s  top transfer targets are not available in the current window, van de Beek is seen as ...

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Ashley Young set for Inter Milan

Manchester United captain Ashley Young is on the verge of joining Inter Milan, having agreed terms with the Serie A club. The 34 year old skipper was left out of the United side that slumped to a 3 – 1 home defeat to neighbours Manchester City in the first leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final at Old Trafford on Tuesday ...

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Lingard begins working with super-agent

Manchester United midfielder Jesse Lingard has begun working with super-agent Mino Raiola, who is keen to acquire more English clients. The news is unwelcome to United, who already enjoy a fractious relationship with Raiola, who is the agent of Paul Pogba, continually linked with a move away from the club. And things became even more strained when United attempted to ...

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