Wrapping up the Man Utd transfer news, rumours and gossip in the 2022 summer window.
Ralf Rangnick will not take up his consultancy role at Manchester United due to the demands of his new job as Austria manager.
Mike Phelan and Ralf Rangnick’s backroom staff will leave the Manchester United coaching team as part of a reshuffle following Erik ten Hag’s appointment (Daily Mail, May 25).
Who have Man Utd been linked with?
Daniel Bachmann – Watford goalkeeper Bachmann has been recommended to Manchester United by former boss Ralf Rangnick. (The Sun, May 31).
Darwin Nunez – Erik ten Hag faces mounting transfer frustration as Manchester United fear they will be priced out of a summer move for the Benfica striker (Daily Express, May 28).
Ruben Neves – Manchester United are on the verge of making a final push to sign the Wolves midfielder (The Sun, May 28).
Frenkie de Jong – United are seeking De Jong’s final answer about whether the midfielder wants to join the club from Barcelona this summer (Daily Mirror, May 27); Barcelona have confirmed that they have received multiple offers for De Jong with Manchester United believed to be among them (The Sun, May 26); Paris Saint-Germain are poised to rival Manchester United for Barcelona midfielder De Jong (Sport, May 24); United have made it clear to Barcelona they will not blow their budget on a £70million deal for De Jong (Daily Mail, May 19); United are weighing up a £75m move for Barcelona midfielder De Jong and have made contact with the club (The Manchester Evening News, May 12).
Lancelot Pollard – Rangers have beaten off competition from Manchester United and Liverpool to land Aberdeen wonderkid Pollard (Scottish Sun, May 28).
Malcolm Ebiowei – Derby starlet Ebiowei is at the centre of a four-way battle between Manchester United, Newcastle, Tottenham and Crystal Palace as he edges closer to a decision on his future (Daily Mail, May 27).
Jurrien Timber – Manchester United are in contact with Ajax regarding Timber, with Erik ten Hag wanting to make the defender one of his first signings (The Guardian, May 31). Manchester United are on the brink of signing Timber for £30m from Ajax on the orders of Erik ten Hag (The Sun, May 26).
Alessandro Bastoni – Manchester United have reportedly joined the race to sign highly-rated Inter Milan defender Bastoni (Daily Mail, May 26).
Declan Rice – The England international has decided to stay at West Ham this summer, thwarting Manchester United’s efforts to bring him to Old Trafford (Daily Mirror, May 23).
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Lisandro Martinez – Erik ten Hag wants to bring centre-back Martinez, who helped him clinch the Eredivisie title this season (Daily Telegraph, May 19).
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic – The Lazio midfielder is also on Ten Hag’s radar after registering 11 goals and 11 assists in Serie A this season (Calciomercato, May 19).
Enzo Fernandez – Manchester United will do battle with rivals Manchester City for the signing of River Plate prospect Fernandez this summer, according to reports in his native Argentina (Daily Mirror, May 18).
Antony – Liverpool are set to battle Manchester United for the signing of Antony this summer despite the Ajax star’s manager Erik ten Hag joining the Red Devils (Daily Express, May 18).
Hakim Ziyech – Marco van Basten has urged Erik ten Hag to make Chelsea winger Ziyech one of his first signings as Manchester United manager (Daily Mail, May 18).
Aurelien Tchouameni – Liverpool and Manchester United have been told Tchouameni will cost just short of £60m if he is to leave this summer (Daily Mirror, May 3).
James Ward-Prowse – The Southampton captain is the man Erik ten Hag wants to boss Manchester United’s new midfield, but will face competition from Manchester City (The Sun on Sunday, May 1).
Lautaro Martinez – Manchester United have offered Inter Milan a fee of £42m and Anthony Martial in order to land Martinez, according to reports (Daily Express, May 1).
Pau Torres – Villarreal centre back Torres insists that the only contract offer he has received is from his current club as rumours swirl amid reports his agent has arrived in the UK ahead of a move to Manchester United (Daily Mail, May 30). Manchester United are prepared to fork out £43million to bring the centre-back to Old Trafford this summer (Marca, May 24); United have reportedly shortlisted Villarreal defender Torres as a potential summer target (The Sun, May 10).
Konrad Laimer – Manchester United have reportedly been told that they will have to pay Laimer’s £34m release clause in order to prise him away from RB Leipzig (The Mirror, May 12).
The latest players linked with a Man Utd exit
Marcus Rashford – Erik ten Hag is considering using Marcus Rashford as an out-and-out striker if he us unable to secure a new “No 9” for Manchester United this summer (Sunday Mirror, May 29).Rashford wants to stay at Manchester United and is expected to undergo some intense warm weather training in the US next month as he bids to hit the ground running under new manager Erik ten Hag (Daily Telegraph, May 25); The forward has been given lifelines by new Manchester United chief Erik ten Hag (The Sun on Sunday, May 1); Lingard, though, is in talks with Juventus, Paris Saint-Germain, AC Milan and Newcastle as his contract winds down (Daily Mail, May 5).
Jesse Lingard – West Ham have made “initial enquiries” with Lingard’s representatives over signing the Manchester United midfielder on a free transfer (Sky Sports, May 24); The forward has reportedly priced himself out of a move to Newcastle United in the summer because of his £150,000 weekly wage demands as well as a signing-on fee and bonuses (Daily Telegraph, May 12);
Manchester United are preparing a mass clear-out of players with the aim of wiping a whopping £80million off their annual wage bill this summer (Daily Star, May 23).
Paul Pogba – Paul Pogba’s representatives held positive talks with Juventus this week over a free transfer this summer – but the player has yet to make a final decision on his future (Sky Sports, May 21); Man City are interested in signing Pogba on a free transfer in what could become one of the most explosive deals in British transfer history (Daily Mail, May 7); Pogba agreed personal terms with City but turned down a move to the Etihad because he was concerned about the backlash from Manchester United supporters (The Times, May 20); Pogba will decide his future at the end of the season (Sky Sports, May 7).
Aaron Wan-Bissaka – The full-back wants a new deal at Manchester United – but has been told to wait on Erik ten Hag’s verdict on his future (The Sun, May 22). Wan-Bissaka, Eric Bailly and Anthony Martial are among players Erik ten Hag has already decided can leave Manchester United this summer, according to reports (Daily Mirror, April 26); United are open to letting right-back Wan Bissaka leave Old Trafford this summer (Sky Sports, May 19).
Dean Henderson – The goalkeeper is more likely to leave Manchester United on loan this summer than in a permanent deal, with Newcastle among the clubs weighing up a move for the England goalkeeper (Daily Telegraph, May 18).
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Anthony Martial – Manchester United bigwigs will discuss a £12m pay-off with Martial to help grease the wheels of a summer move (The Sun on Sunday, May 1);
James Garner – Leicester are prepared to battle Everton and other Premier League rivals for Manchester United midfielder James Garner (The Sun, May 30). Leicester City are keen on Manchester United midfielder Garner after his impressive loan spell with Championship playoff finalists Nottingham Forest (Sunday Mirror, May 29).
Anthony Elanga and Scott McTominay – Barcelona are interested in Manchester United pair Elanga and McTominay as part of a potential swap deal for Frenkie de Jong, according to reports (The Sunday Express, May 1).
What do we know about Man Utd’s summer plans?
Erik ten Hag will have £120m to spend on Manchester United’s squad this summer but could increase that by offloading the likes of Anthony Martial, Eric Bailly and Aaron Wan-Bissaka (Daily Express, May 30).
Man Utd exodus: 18 players who could leave this summer
Ralf Rangnick has said Manchester United need to sign as many as 10 new players, but who could leave the club this summer?
Sky Sports News understands United will prioritise a new centre-back, two central midfielders, a winger and a striker, while also examining their full-back and goalkeeping options.
But in order to strengthen their squad under their next manager – Ajax boss Erik Ten Hag – the club must first make room by clearing the decks.
We take a look at the players facing uncertain futures at Old Trafford, from those who are approaching the ends of their contracts, to those who simply don’t seem to fit in any longer.
Confirmed Man Utd signings
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Confirmed Man Utd departures
Nemanja Matic – free transfer
Edinson Cavani – free transfer
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