There are some fresh names in the Manchester United rumour mill this week, with one in particular looking like a very interesting prospect. Meanwhile, Jesse Lingard has been explaining why he’s been so … rubbish. Here’s a round up of this week’s top stories in case you missed them.
1. Attacking players have dominated the transfer rumours this week, one of whom is Bournemouth’s Josh King, who nearly joined in January:
2. With time running out for Odion Ighalo’s move to be made permanent, Monaco’s Pietro Pellegri is another striker added to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s list of possible replacements:
3. It started off as a swap offer for Paul Pogba, but it’s now being reported that Juventus’ winger Federico Bernardeschi wants a Premier League move anyway. An interesting alternative to Jadon Sancho?:
4. With all eyes on the Bundesliga, Kai Havertz was winning himself plenty of admirers before his injury yesterday. United have shown interest, but there are a lot of things standing in the way of this one:
5. And one last transfer story this week was the news that United’s head scout Marcel Bout has been watching Rennes’ starlet Eduardo Camavinga and it looks like we are serious about this one:
6. Paul Pogba is a player who always divides opinions and this week two former United stars Teddy Sheringham and Dimitar Berbatov couldn’t have been further apart in their evaluations of the Frenchman:
7. One person to criticise Jesse Lingard this week was Jesse himself. Read what he has to say about why he’s not been playing well:
8. We’ve almost forgotten the constant speculation that used to surround Mauricio Pochettino joining United, but are we right to have nailed our colours so firmly to the Solskjaer mast? This feature article compares the two managers and draws some interesting conclusions:
9. Somebody loves Alexis Sanchez after all. Inter Milan’s sporting director has confirmed that they are going to keep him until the end of the season, here’s what he had to say:
10. And finally, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has given us all the latest injury news as we get to within three weeks of seeing the Red Devils back in action:
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