Manchester United have intensified their preparations for the new season and invited Jadon Sancho to practice on Monday. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is also optimistic about getting Raphael Varane registered in time for the weekend game against Leeds United.
The Red Devils are looking to close a few more deals by the end of this month. The Premier League giants are expected to enter the full-back market in the coming days, and reinforcements in other areas of the park cannot be ruled out either.
With that in mind, let’s take a look at major Manchester United transfer stories as of August 9, 2021.
Manchester United urged to sign Harry Kane to win the Premier League
Harry Redknapp has called on Manchester United to steal Harry Kane right in front of Manchester City. Former Tottenham Hotspur manager believes the title race will be over when City secures Kane. The Premier League champions are hot on the heels of the English striker and Kane is keen to end ties with Spurs this season.
Manchester United aren’t looking for a striker this summer but Redknapp has devices Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is supposed to bring Kane to Old Trafford.
“If I were Ole Gunnar Solskjaer I would definitely try to catch Harry because that would surely make all the difference. What a message that would send out if United could remove him from City. That would give them a real chance to become champions, ”said Redknapp.
Redknapp also pointed out that Kane’s arrival would mark a formidable attack from Manchester United with the ability to win the Premier League.
“Mason Greenwood and Marcus Rashford, a lot of speed. Jadon Sancho came so they could be a team that could be up there. And if they got Harry Kane, they’d be very close, ”Redknapp said.
Red Devils take a blow in pursuit of the English full-back
Manchester United have dealt a blow in the pursuit of Kieran Trippier The express. The Red Devils are preparing to fire Diogo Dalot to make room for the Englishman on the squad.
AC Milan were interested in the Portuguese but turned away after the Premier League giant demanded a € 4m loan fee. Instead it is Rossoneri are about to move from AS Roma to Alessandro Florenzi.
That would mean Dalot is currently staying at Old Trafford and Manchester United would certainly end Trippier’s chances this summer.
Manchester United striker reveals plans for the future
Edinson Cavani has indicated that his upcoming season at Manchester United could be the farewell to his club career. The Uruguayan was crucial for the Red Devils last season and has extended his stay by a year this summer.
Cavani also announced that he is considering resigning and representing Uruguay at the 2022 World Cup before giving up his boots.
“I was thinking about retiring and going back to Uruguay to live in the countryside instead of traveling and playing football. From a football perspective, my dream is to reach the World Cup in Qatar, then step aside and devote myself more to my family, my people, my things. We’re in the last dance now, ”said Cavani.