Jadon Sancho LATEST, Pogba 'could leave Man Utd for £55m', Varane in United talks – transfer live updates

MANCHESTER UNITED are reportedly willing to part company with star Paul Pogba if they receive a bid of around £55m.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is keen to keep the Frenchman on board but his situation has become a concern with his contract set to expire in a year.

And the Red Devils are reportedly in talks with Raphael Varane ahead of a potential move for the Real Madrid defender.

However, the clubs remain apart in their valuation of the defender, with United reportedly offering £40m and Real Madrid wanting £60m.

Meanwhile the German press claim Jadon Sancho is dreaming of a Premier League move.

Get all the latest Man Utd news and transfer updates here…

  • Joe Brophy

    ‘FELT HELPLESS’

    Fans never want to see their heroes vulnerable, frail, emotions revealed in the raw as life becomes a struggle.

    So the film ‘Never Give In’ will tug at the heart strings of every Manchester United supporter, maybe every lover of football worldwide.

    Never mind all the stuff about growing up in Govan, breaking the grip of the Old Firm, Mark Robins’ goal keeping him in a job at Old Trafford, and the Treble.

    We know all that.

    What we did not know was the details of how a brain haemorrhage on May 5, 2018 floored Sir Alex Ferguson and left him with a 20 per cent chance of survival.

    How at the age of 76 he came round from an operation and felt the fear and despair that life may be nearing its end.

    “I wondered how many sunny days I would see again. I found that difficult,” he said.

    How the upset at his condition as he lay in hospital and lost his voice overwhelmed him.

    “I was crying, felt helpless.

    “I would have hated to lose my memory. I would have been a terrible burden on my family.”

  • William Pugh

    GOOD MORNING UTD FANS

    Harry Maguire is positive that he will make the Europa League final.
    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said: “When I spoke to him this morning he was positive.

    “Naturally the day after he was injured everyone was very down.

    “But we decided we had to focus and be positive and think he is going to make it.

    “He is making progress but we have consciously made the decision not to test him out too early.

    “Hopefully we will have good news but I will give it as long as possible because we know his importance.

    “We have known that for a long time but maybe people appreciate it more when he is not playing.

    “I became a very good player when I was injured because people realised what I could do as a sub and what I was as a player.”

    Meanwhile on the transfer front, United have reportedly vowed not to be held to ransom over Paul Pogba’s future.

    The Mirror claim that the Frenchman’s massive wage demands are proving a major stumbling block to him staying at Old Trafford.

    The report adds Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola wants in excess of £400,000-a-week for the World Cup winner to sign a new deal.

    United are said to be conflicted on what course to take with boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wanting to keep Pogba at the club.

    And finally, Sven Botman has admitted he would be “lying” if he claimed United’s interest doesn’t flatter him.

    The Lille star told The Athletic: “It is a good compliment when you hear these clubs are interested.

    “I’m lying if I say it’s not interesting me — it’s the first time such big clubs are linked to me — but it was early days because in January I was only at Lille for half a season.

    “It was nice to hear but I was focusing on Lille and I’m still doing this. After the season I will enjoy a vacation and see what happens next.”

  • Joe Brophy

    PAUL OVER NOW

    Manchester United have reportedly vowed not to be held to ransom over Paul Pogba's future.

    The Mirror claim that the Frenchman's massive wage demands are proving a major stumbling block to him staying at Old Trafford.

    The report adds Pogba's agent Mino Raiola wants in excess of £400,000-a-week for the World Cup winner to sign a new deal.

    United are said to be conflicted on what course to take with boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wanting to keep Pogba at the club.

  • Joe Brophy

    SERIAL WINNERS

    Man Utd have made good progression under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, and they’ve got the chance to add another Europa League to the trophy cabinet before the end of the season!

  • Joe Brophy

    MAG-IC

    Harry Maguire is positive that he will make the Europa League final.

    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said: “When I spoke to him this morning he was positive.

    “Naturally the day after he was injured everyone was very down.

    “But we decided we had to focus and be positive and think he is going to make it.

    “He is making progress but we have consciously made the decision not to test him out too early.

    “Hopefully we will have good news but I will give it as long as possible because we know his importance.

    “We have known that for a long time but maybe people appreciate it more when he is not playing.

    “I became a very good player when I was injured because people realised what I could do as a sub and what I was as a player.”

  • Joe Brophy

    ED IN THE CLOUDS

    Manchester United fans will hope this won't be the last time Edinson Cavani scoops the club gong after he extended his stay at Old Trafford.

  • Joe Brophy

    GREEN WITH ENVY

    United were reportedly unhappy at the way Mason Greenwood was treated earlier in the season.

    The Mirror claim the Red Devils were displeased by the treatment the England starlet recieved following his Covid incident in Iceland.

    The report adds that said whole incident left an ‘after-taste’, with some club officials at United angry at how the situation played out.

  • Joe Brophy

    MORE FROM BOTMAN

    He told the Athletic: “It was nice to hear but I was focusing on Lille and I’m still doing this. After the season I will enjoy a vacation and see what happens next.

    “If I’m honest, the Premier League is one of the leagues I dreamed about… but also Serie A, La Liga, the Bundesliga. The Premier League is something special. It’s the football I really like and that fits me.

    “The style of play, the emotion; I really like to see the fans with such big emotions in the stands. It is a beautiful competition I really like to watch and did for pretty much all my life.

    “I’m not the kind of guy who is already planning for the future. How it’s going with me now, I hope to someday make a good step to a top competition or a big club; that’s my goal.

    “But I’m good at the moment with Lille. I’m really enjoying this year, I’m enjoying playing a lot. I learn a lot and I still have to improve a lot. I’m not complaining about my situation right now, I’m happy at the moment.

    “For my ambitions, yes, of course I want to achieve as much as possible. I hope to make a big, beautiful step for me. We’ll have to see in the future if that is possible or not.”

  • Joe Brophy

    DEVIL MAY CARE

    Sven Botman has admitted he would be “lying” if he claimed Manchester United’s interest doesn’t flatter him.

    The Lille star told The Athletic: “It is a good compliment when you hear these clubs are interested.

    “I’m lying if I say it’s not interesting me — it’s the first time such big clubs are linked to me — but it was early days because in January I was only at Lille for half a season.

    “It was nice to hear but I was focusing on Lille and I’m still doing this. After the season I will enjoy a vacation and see what happens next."

  • Joe Brophy

    PAUL TO PLAY FOR

    Paul Pogba's stunning strike against Fulham is among the leading contenders for Manchester United's goal of the season.

  • Joe Brophy

    ARAM AND A LEG

    Man Utd are interested in signing Getafe midfielder Mauro Arambarri, according to reports.

    The Premier League giants are believed to have made contact with the 25-year-old’s representatives over a possible summer move.

    According to AS, the Red Devils are one of many big European clubs monitoring the Uruguay international.

    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side, however, are said to be the most keen on a move and have made contact with Arambarri’s people.

    The report claims United see him as a player that can complement Bruno Fernandes’ abilities.

  • Joe Brophy

    FERGET IT

    Bruno Fernandes has revealed he 'regrets' having not yet spoken to club legend Sir Alex Ferguson.

    Speaking to the club website, Fernandes said: “That is one of my biggest regrets in the club until now.

    “I met him already but never had the chance to speak with him like I would like to do.

    ”I think everyone who watched Manchester United in the past remembers Sir Alex. [That is true] for me, growing up and seeing the club, being a fan of the club and seeing the development of the team.

    “I would like to have a conversation with him and understand, from his point of view, what he thinks about me and what I can improve or still improve in my game to be better.”

  • Joe Brophy

    EURO FEAR

    Sports minister Nigel Huddleston admits the Indian Covid variant is a threat to getting fans back into stadiums.

    He hailed the success of Saturday’s FA Cup Final which saw 21,000 spectators at Wembley as Leicester beat Chelsea 1-0.

    Huddleston said: “This was the biggest sporting event – in fact, this is the biggest event – in the UK for 14 months.

    “The biggest gathering of over 20,000 for 14 months and that’s quite a milestone really. The fact we’ve got to this point is quite remarkable.

    “We couldn’t have done it had we not felt comfortable with the roadmap, had the vaccination programme not gone well and other test events had gone well.

    “So that in itself must be seen as a success. But variants are called variants of concern for a reason – they are of concern.

    “There’s no doubt we are worried about them but we always would be. We want to get as many fans as possible into stadiums again.

    “I’m hoping we get there, I’m hoping we’ll get to capacity crowds soon but it depends entirely on the variants of concern but it’s a goal and has been all along.”

  • Joshua Mbu

    OLE'S MESSAGE

    Take a look at what Man Utd boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had to say in his press conference!

  • Joshua Mbu

    BIG MONEY SIGNINGS

    Lots and lots of money has been spent!

  • Joshua Mbu

    SAN THE MAN 

    Liverpool are reconsidering a move for Borussia Dortmund and England forward Jadon Sancho, according to reports.

    The 21-year-old has scored 16 goals and provided a further 18 assists in 36 games for the German side this season.

    And his supreme form has caught the eye of Premier League sides Manchester United and Chelsea.

    But after passing up any interest in him last season, Bild reporter Christian Faulkner has revealed that Liverpool are now back in the running for the talented youngster.

    He said: “That is indeed, true, Liverpool are looking at Sancho again.

    “He is on the list, especially because they don’t know what will happen with [Mohamed] Salah, who is always a bit on the move and thinking about a transfer.

    “Chelsea are also very interested, as we have reported, and also Spain lures him again and again.

    “If Salah were to be sold or he says he doesn’t want to be at the club any more then there would surely be movement on Sancho with Liverpool.”

    Man Utd were heavily linked with Sancho throughout last summer as Dormund set an asking price of more than £100million.

    But it is thought that the Bundesliga side could lower the price to as much as £50m this time around.

    Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho has been linked with a move to Manchester United and LiverpoolCredit: AFP
  • Joshua Mbu

    WONDERKID

    Mason Greenwood has had a fantastic second half to the 2020/21 season.

    The 19-year-old has scored 12 goals and provided six assists across all competitions.

  • Joshua Mbu

    MAGUIRE UPDATE

    Harry Maguire is positive that he will make the Europa League final.

    Maguire is on crutches and is wearing a protective boot after damaging ankle ligaments just over a week ago against Aston Villa.

    It left manager Ole Solskjaer fearing the worst ahead of the final against Villarreal in Gdansk a week on Wednesday.

    But the latest update has been more positive and Solskjaer says he will give his captain right up until the last minute to prove his fitness. 

    Solskjaer said: “When I spoke to him this morning he was positive.

    “Naturally the day after he was injured everyone was very down.

    “But we decided we had to focus and be positive and think he is going to make it.

    “He is making progress but we have consciously made the decision not to test him out too early.

    “Hopefully we will have good news but I will give it as long as possible because we know his importance.

    “We have known that for a long time but maybe people appreciate it more when he is not playing.

    “I became a very good player when I was injured because people realised what I could do as a sub and what I was as a player.”

    United have conceded six goals in two games since Maguire’s injury losing both to Leicester and Liverpool.

  • Joshua Mbu

    SERIAL WINNERS

    Man Utd have made good progression under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, and they've got the chance to add another Europa League to the trophy cabinet before the end of the season!

  • Joshua Mbu

    MESSI TO MANCHESTER

    Lionel Messi's camp have 'put feelers out' to Man Utd and Chelsea over a potential transfer, according to the Daily Express.

    Messi could leave Barcelona this summer with his contract running out at the end of June.

    Pep Guardiola's Man City remain keen on the global superstar, with Pep keen to reunite with one of the greatest of all time.

    And today could be Messi's last appearance at the Camp Nou as a Barcelona player against Celta Vigo.

  • Joshua Mbu

    GOAL OF THE SEASON

    Does Anthony Martial's strike against Southampton win Goal of the Season, Man Utd fans?

  • Joshua Mbu

    CUP UPSET

    Rio Ferdinand revealed his regret at never winning the FA Cup and admitted: 'It still grates'. 

    The Manchester United legend won six Premier League titles, two League Cups and one Champions League during his time at Old Trafford.

    But he never once lifted the oldest prize in the book, losing in finals against Arsenal in 2005 and Chelsea in 2007. 

    In the latter loss Didier Drogba's extra-time winner meant Ferdinand had to settle for a silver medal, and he still struggles with it. 

    He said on BT Sport during yesterday's final: "It still grates, definitely. I'm sitting here looking at it (the trophy) and I want to launch it. 

    "They were bad moments. I was lucky enough to win quite a lot of stuff in my career.

    "But I tell you, I probably spend more time even in retirement thinking about not getting my hands on that trophy."

  • Joshua Mbu

    VA VA VOOM

    Man Utd are holding talks with Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane, according to the Manchester Evening News.

    But the Red Devils are joined in the pursuit for the World Cup winning defender by rivals Liverpool.

    The report states that Man Utd will go 'all out' for a centre-back this summer, as they look to close the gap on champions-elect Man City.

    And with a year left on his current deal, Real could struggle to command a high transfer fee.

    The Frenchman could decide to see next season out and leave for free.

  • Joshua Mbu

    ‘IT MIGHT NOT BE POSSIBLE’

    Former Sunderland striker Kevin Phillips believes that West Ham may not be able to sign Jesse Lingard permanently this summer.

    Phillips believes finances will get in the way of Lingard making the permanent move from Manchester to London.

    Speaking to Football Insider, he said: “Financially, signing Lingard, it might not be possible.

    “It might be hard to sign him even if they do make the Champions League, which isn’t great if you’re a supporter.

    “It was another blow for them against Brighton which is a shame because what a story it would be if they got Champions League football.

    “Either way, West Ham will look at signing him. Financially, if it’s not viable and it will break the bank, they won’t do it.

    “Especially in today’s climate. Champions League does help so it will be interesting to see what happens there.”

  • Joshua Mbu

    MAIN MAN BRUNO

    Bruno Fernandes has the most goals and assists for Man Utd in the Premier League!

    He has been phenomenal yet again this season.

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