Manchester United news round-up including Mourinho, De Gea and Rashford

by Tanveer Arayan

Here is the latest Manchester United transfer news and gossip.

Jose Mourinho’s agent Jorge Mendes will fly over to Manchester on Tuesday to complete a deal for the Portuguese boss to replace Louis van Gaal next season. The former Chelsea manager has been constantly linked with a move to Old Trafford and is widely expected to take over within the next few days.

David de Gea couldn’t hide his happiness after Man United’s FA Cup victory against Crystal Palace at Wembley. The Spaniard has been by far and away Man United’s best player over the last three seasons since Sir Alex Ferguson retired but despite how good he’s played, United’s downfall meant he didn’t have any silverware to show for it.

Daley Blind hopes van Gaal will stay at the club next season, despite reports suggesting he will to be replaced with Mourinho within the next few days. Hours after United’s FA Cup victory over Crystal Palace, reports claimed a deal had been agreed and van Gaal will be leaving in the coming days with former Chelsea manager Mourinho taking over.

Marcus Rashford will meet up with the England squad on Monday as planned despite picking up a knee injury during the FA Cup final, according to Sky sources. The 18-year-old went to ground under the challenge of Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha in the 68th minute and was then caught on the knee by Yohan Cabaye.

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