Here is the latest Manchester United transfer gossip from around the web.
Also, three Germans have been singled out as van Gaal’s targets in what would be £100 million+ worth of signings.
Wayne Rooney has asked Manchester United’s board to not appoint Van Gaal as he ‘doesn’t like his hardline methods’. Rooney – player, prefect, dictator, supreme ambassador…
Toni Kroos, Marco Reus and Mats Hummels (Daily Mail)
German trio Kroos, Reus and Hummels have been touted as Van Gaal’s top targets (not for the first time)
Javier Hernandez (Daily Mail)
Aston Villa are trying to punch above their weight and are considering a move for Javier Hernandez. Good luck.
Wigan Athletic have opened talks with Manchester United about taking Powell back on loan and the potential of signing him on a permanent deal.
The Uruguayan right-back is set to get a new deal that will keep him at Manchester United.