Manchester United are preparing for an upcoming season. The progress made under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been impressive, but the wait for cutlery cannot be postponed any longer. The Red Devils came within reach of fame last season of the UEFA Europa League only to finish second against Villarreal that evening.
Manchester United want to take the last hurdle in the coming season and are meticulously planning a reinforcement summer. The Red Devils have already completed the signings of Jadon Sancho and Tom Heaton, but could also see high-profile departures from Old Trafford this summer.
With that in mind, let’s take a look at Manchester United’s top transfer stories as of July 11, 2021.
French midfielder wants to join PSG
Paul Pogba plans to move to Paris Saint-Germain this summer The express. The French midfielder’s current contract with Manchester United expires in 12 months and the Red Devils are keen to tie him to a new contract. Pogba arrived at Old Trafford in 2016 with high expectations but failed to meet them. The Premier League giants now have a dilemma in hand; You have to decide whether to sell the French this summer or risk losing it for free in a year if it’s not renewed.
However, Pogba has a heart for moving to the Parc des Princes. Juventus have already been linked with the Frenchman and the player himself dreams of joining Real Madrid. Neither club, however, has shown any interest in fighting for his signature this summer. The Ligue 1 giants have been linked to the player and there have been reports that PSG are considering a move for Pogba. If they come up with an offer, Manchester United will have an important decision to make this summer.
Manchester United pursues Everton prodigy
Manchester United is loudly following Thierry Small the Liverpool echo. The 16-year-old is one of the brightest young left-backs in the country and is wanted by Liverpool and Arsenal, among others. The Everton prodigy’s current contract expires next year and the Toffees are working to extend his stay at Goodison Park. However, Small cannot sign a professional contract until he turns 17 in August this year.
Manchester United have changed their transfer strategy under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and are now targeting talented young players. The Red Devils already have some admirable youngsters in their ranks and may even manage to get Small out of Everton’s clutches.
Manchester United star considering joining West Ham United
Manchester United underdog Jesse Lingard is considering a permanent move to West Ham United this summer The person of the people. The Englishman spent the second half of the 2020/21 season on loan with the Hammers and impressed enormously. West Ham continues to seek to secure his signature permanently and it now appears Lingard is moving closer to the London stadium.
The Manchester United star had a heart-to-heart with Solskjaer and is now considering his options given the Hammers’ interest. Lingard has fallen further down the pecking order lately and could have a tough time getting game time next season.