Man United round-up: Embolo talks begin and Carrick signs extension

Man United round-up: Embolo talks begin and Carrick signs extension

Here is the latest Manchester United transfer news and gossip.

Michael Carrick has signed a Man United contract extension for one-year. The 34-year-old will now remain at the club until at least 2017 after Jose Mourinho decided he was too valuable to let go this summer.

Man United have opened talks with FC Basel over Breel Embolo. The right-winger has been linked with a host of clubs but United have taken a move ahead by beginning discussions and he may well become Mourinho’s second signing.

Has Zlatan Ibrahimovic found a house to buy in Manchester? We take a look at reports from Italy which suggest he’s got the villa he wants to live in. Now, all he needs is to join United…

In a complete curve ball, reports from Turkey suggest United have agreed personal terms with Luis Nani after Mourinho identified him as a potential signing. That surely seems wide of the mark but it’s not what some reports are saying.

And finally, Eric Bailly is not expected to be the only defender signed by Mourinho as he is after an experienced head to join the squad and complete his options at the back. It would be a smart move to do that.

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