Manchester United are trying to make the most of this summer. The Red Devils have different goals and are preparing to put together a squad for the new season. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants his team to fight for silver next season after stabbing in the UEFA Europa League final last season.
Manchester United have already secured the services of Jadon Sancho and Tom Heaton. The Red Devils want to strengthen their midfield before the end of August. However, the giants of the Premier League could struggle to keep all of their current stars until the new season begins.
With that in mind, let’s take a look at major Manchester United transfer stories as of July 8, 2021.
Paris Saint-Germain prepare a £ 51m bid for midfield maestro
Paris Saint-Germain is said to be preparing a £ 51 million bid for Paul Pogba Caught offside via L’Equipe. The Frenchman is in the last 12 months of his contract and has yet to put a contract on paper.
Manchester United are eager to tie him to a new deal as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes Pogba is an integral part of rebuilding Old Trafford.
However, Pogba has previously spoken of seeking a new challenge despite having played some of his best football games under Solskjaer at Manchester United. PSG are now preparing to test the waters and make an offer for the Frenchman.
Pogba himself is warming up to move to the Parc des Princes. The Red Devils will have to choose whether to redeem it now or risk losing it for free in a year’s time.
Manchester United threatens a setback in the pursuit of the Bundesliga star
Manchester United have suffered a setback in pursuing Leon Goretzka, who refuses to leave Bayern Munich this summer Four four two. The Red Devils are interested in the German midfielder, whose current contract expires in a year.
The Premier League giants see Goretzka as a replacement for Paul Pogba, whose future is in the air.
Bayern are allegedly preparing a new offer for the German and Goretzka is happy to stay with FC Bayern at the moment. Manchester United as such has little chance of getting his signature.
Manchester United continues to watch the Brazilian prodigy
According to Manchester United, Gabriel Veron remains interested The Hard Tackle via Il Resto Del Carlino. The Palmeiras youngster is about to join Sassuolo in Serie A, but the Red Devils are still in the running for his signature.
The Brazilian won the Golden Ball at the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup, scoring three times and fielding three more to help his nation claim the trophy.
Manchester United have been linked to the 18-year-old for some time, with the Red Devils changing their transfer strategy under Solskjaer. The Norwegian has already strengthened his right wing with Sancho but Veron could be another option for Solskjaer and will be available for just € 15m.
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