Man Utd hope for one or two new signings next week, Chelsea set for fresh Wesley Fofana talks, plus updates on Youri Tielemans and Allan Saint-Maximin
Exclusive insight into the latest transfer news, featuring Adrien Rabiot to Man Utd, two Chelsea targets, and more.
Manchester United could follow up Adrien Rabiot deal with striker and winger signings
It was another terrible day at the office for Manchester United yesterday as they were thrashed 4-0 by Brentford. Unsurprisingly, Erik ten Hag addressed the need for signings after the game.
The club's priority is to complete the deal for Adrien Rabiot - there will be new contacts in the next 24-48h with his mother Veronique to complete the agreement. A fee has already been agreed with Juventus, and Ten Hag recently had positive contacts directly with the player as well.
United will then decide on the situation of the new striker, it is also necessary to understand how the winger issue will evolve with Cody Gakpo discussed internally alongside top, complicated priority target Antony. Manchester United hope to complete at least one or two new signings next week.
Replacing David de Gea is not a priority for Manchester United
One of the main culprits in the Brentford defeat was David de Gea, and there was some speculation over his future at Old Trafford earlier in the summer.
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