Barcelona Agree Deal For Manchester United Ace, His Days Are Numbered

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The Red Devils are said to have been offered £45m upfront, as well as central-defensive target Yerry Mina and midfielder Andre Gomes.

The expectation was that United would spend big in the close-season window to strengthen key areas but only Brazilian midfielder Fred from Shakhtar Donetsk and 19-year-old Portuguese full back Diogo Dalot have been added to the squad.

According to Belgian outlet HLN, Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld, who starred for Belgium in their run to the World Cup semifinals, is desperate to complete a €65 million move to Old Trafford.

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has labelled Paul Pogba a great player as speculation linking the Manchester United midfielder with a move to the Nou Camp continues to build.

It will cost Manchester United £12m if they sack their manager Jose Mourinho this season.

Since then, the club and the agent have rarely been involved, and if the Pogba pursuit has any substance to it, Barca must be eager to mold a relationship with Raiola.

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The Manchester United midfielder became a world champion following a string of excellent performances in Russian Federation.

However, United could rekindle their hopes of signing World Cup star Harry Maguire, with Leicester closing in on two centre-backs late in the window to safeguard themselves against losing their England worldwide.

- Chelsea will let Tiemoue Bakayoko leave on loan to AC Milan, reports Corriere dello Sport, just a year after his £40m move from Monaco.

United were beaten 1-0 by Bayern at the Allianz Arena, five days before their Premier League campaign begins at home to Leicester. Pogba was underperforming and Mourinho benched him in crucial games over the course of the last season. "You have to speak to Manchester United".

Chelsea winger Willian, though supposedly happy at Chelsea, has revealed that he's targeting a reunion with former manager Jose Mourinho.

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