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MANCHESTER UNITED are preparing for a tough trip to Chelsea.

But Odion Ighalo has reportedly been ordered to train away from the rest of the Red Devils squad after arriving from China.

Meanwhile, United are said to be readying a massive bid for PSG's World Cup winner Kylian Mbappe in the summer.

Follow all of the latest Man Utd news, gossip and updates below…

  • MORNING, RED DEVILS FANS

    United fly back from their warm-weather training camp in Spain today after spending a week soaking up the sun in Marbella.

    The likes of Bruno Fernandes and Harry Maguire took time out of their day to pose for selfies with supporters.

    They return to Premier League action on Monday night with a crunch clash away at Chelsea as the race for the top four hots up.

    United slumped to 16th in the latest annual Soccerex Football Finance ranking following their on-field struggles.

    United, who are said to have a net debt of £664m, are calculated to have a “Football Finance Index” of 1.743.

    That compares to the City FFI score of 5.197, although the Etihad outfit, top of the chart last year, have now been overtaken by Qatari-owned PSG.

    However, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be looking to put that right and is set to be handed £274m to spend in the summer.

    Jadon Sancho, Jack Grealish, James Maddison, Jude Bellingham and Moussa Dembele have all been linked with a move to Old Trafford.

    But they face competition from Chelsea for Sancho, Bellingham and Dembele.

    The Red Devils are reportedly one of four clubs that have put in bids for Kylian Mbappe worth just £100m with his contract up next year.

    But there could be an outgoing from Old Trafford this summer with Chelsea thought to be looking at Dean Henderson.

    Solskjaer is expected to face the media on Saturday to preview the Blues match.

    And don't forget, United are back in action on Thursday night for the first leg of their Europa League last-32 tie against Club Brugge.

  • ZIY IS NOT THE LIMIT

    Manchester United face strong competition from Chelsea for three of their primary transfer targets.

    Frank Lampard is planning a summer rebuild in attack with Willian, Pedro and Olivier Giroud set to be offloaded.

    And after already bagging Hakim Ziyech, the Blues are now eyeing Jadon Sancho, Jude Bellingham and Moussa Dembele.

    That will come as a major blow to the Red Devils who are interested in all three forwards.

  • SUMMER SPENDING SPREE

    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will reportedly be handed £274million to work with in next season's transfer window.

    The sensational claim was made by football finance experts Soccerex, who in their latest report suggest United have an unprecedented amount of cash for the summer sales.

    Solskjaer has spent £220m in the two windows he has had as Old Trafford boss – spending more money than any other manager during that time period.

    The United boss has signed Harry Maguire, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Daniel James, Bruno Fernandes and Odion Ighalo during his reign.

    But the spending will not stop there.

    United are still battling Chelsea for the signing of Jadon Sancho, who is set to leave Borussia Dortmund this summer.

    But SunSport revealed Old Trafford chiefs are also planning a £160m swoop to snap up England pair Jack Grealish AND James Maddison.

  • CHEER HIM UP

    Marcus Rashford may be out injured with a fracuted back…

    But this little lad sung the England striker's United song and helped make his day.

    I think you'll agree… this is pretty cute!

  • OLE IN POCKETS

    Manchester United’s on-field slump has been mirrored in a stunning plunge in their financial power ranking.

    According to the latest annual Soccerex Football Finance ranking, the Old Trafford side have fallen out of the top ten and down to 16th in the global charts.

    Soccerex measure clubs by five criteria, including the value of their playing assets, cash in the bank, the value of facilities, potential owner investment and debt.

    The study claims Man City have the most valuable squad in world football, with Pep Guardiola’s players worth a staggering £1.062bn.

    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s United squad, by contrast, is said to be worth £625m.

    United, who are said to have a net debt of £664m, are calculated to have a “Football Finance Index” of 1.743.

    That compares to the City FFI score of 5.197, although the Etihad outfit, top of the chart last year, have now been overtaken by Qatari-owned PSG.

    One surprise is the rise of Spurs, up to fourth and sandwiched between third-placed Bayern Munich and Real Madrid, with a score of 3.441.

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