Here is the latest Manchester United transfer news and gossip.
Man United were dealt a blow on Thursday as the Guardian’s Sid Lowe claimed that Sergio Ramos will sign a new contract with Real Madrid next week.
United have pursued Ramos all summer long but it appears that Madrid president Florentino Perez has denied him a move as he does not want to lose a second stalwart in one summer after Iker Casillas left for Porto.
Elsewhere, the Pedro situation has continued to rumble on. Fernando Torres believes the Spanish forward has “everything” needed to make himself a success in the Premier League but Sergio Busquets and Luis Enrique have stated that they want him to stay at Barcelona.
Adnan Januzaj was reportedly set to leave the club on loan upon Pedro’s arrival but the Belgian tweeted to dismiss the rumours. Januzaj was later by backed by Louis van Gaal in his press conference, with the Dutch manager confirming he is not for sale.
Van Gaal also revealed that David de Gea will miss the trip to Aston Villa on Friday as the situation regarding his future has not changed.
Finally, Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge reiterated his stance that Thomas Muller is not for sale amid rumoured interest from United.