Manchester United news round-up including Mourinho, Sanches and Aubameyang
Here is the latest Manchester United transfer news and gossip.
Manchester United have agreed to pay €80m for Benfica youngster Renato Sanches, according to Record. They have published fresh reports that Man United are willing to pay €40m up front for Sanches with another €40m in bonuses and they support O Jogo’s claims Benfica’s president Luís Filipe Vieira was in Manchester this week to finalise negotiations over the 18-year-old.
Sky Sports News are reporting that no agreement has been reached between Man United and Jose Mourinho over the manager’s job at Old Trafford. The former Chelsea and boss is supposedly keen on the post should United look to replace Louis van Gaal in the summer, they suggest Ed Woodward is still mulling over whether the Dutchman will see out the remaining 12 months of his three-year contract.
MailOnline are suggesting that Man United have confirmed their interest in Borussia Dortmund’s £70m-rated striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang ahead of the summer transfer window. Aubameyang has enjoyed a sparkling campaign for Dortmund this term, scoring 34 goals in 41 appearances in all competitions for the Bundesliga side.
Adnan Januzaj has named Luke Shaw as the hardest defender he has ever faced. Shaw started off this season in magnificent form having undergone an intense pre-season training regime and was one of our best players in the early part of this campaign but a cruel injury away at PSV Eindhoven scuppered his chances of having a breakthrough year with Man United.