Manchester United are in the final stages of preparations for the coming season. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer already signed on Jadon Sancho and Tom Heaton this summer, while a move from Raphael Varane should be completed soon.

The Red Devils are aiming to take to the skies, but the Norwegian is hoping for a few more changes to his squad over the next few weeks.

Manchester United are looking to bring on a new midfielder at Old Trafford this year. The Red Devils are also expected to dump some players before the end of August. With that in mind, let’s take a look at major Manchester United transfer stories as of August 8, 2021.

Manchester United hope to use PSG’s pursuit of Lionel Messi to their advantage

Eduardo Camavinga
Eduardo Camavinga

Manchester United hope Paris Saint-Germain’s pursuit of Lionel Messi will give them an advantage in the race for Eduardo Camavinga Daily mail. The Red Devils are working to bring on a new midfielder this summer and have the French on their list of goals.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is convinced that Camavinga’s presence would go a long way towards completing his team. The Premier League giants are eager to get the 18-year-old to Old Trafford but face competition from PSG and Real Madrid for his signature.

However, Manchester United believe the time has come to dive for the Frenchman thanks to Lionel Messi’s upcoming move to Parc des Princes. With the Ligue 1 giants busy with the blockbuster deal, the Red Devils are hoping to give their rivals a head start.

Los Blancos Even if Camavinga prefers a move to Spain, Manchester United could have a good chance of securing his services.

Red devil set £50m price tag on French star

Anthony Martial
Anthony Martial

Anthony Martial has set a price tag of £ 50m, according to Manchester United The mirror. The Red Devils are set to lay off players this summer to raise money for further transfers and will be listening to offers for the French. Martial has blown hot and cold during his time at Old Trafford and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is ready to take him further.

Inter Milan and Everton are both interested in the Frenchman, with the former identifying him as a replacement for Romelu Lukaku. Manchester United wants the 50 million

Paris Saint-Germain decides to pursue Manchester United ace

Paul Pogba
Paul Pogba

Accordingly The Express via The Athletic, Paris Saint-Germain have decided not to chase Paul Pogba this summer and will instead try to sign the French for free next summer. Preparing to welcome Lionel Messi to the Parc des Princes, the Ligue 1 side do not want to break UEFA’s financial fair play norms by targeting Pogba now.

Manchester United are still eager to get the Frenchman signed to a new deal but if their attempts fail, PSG will join the battle for Pogba’s signature next year.