What the papers say Wage demands could become a sticking point in negotiations between Ander Herrera and Manchester United. According to the Mirror, the 29-year-old is said to want £200,000 a week, more than double his current salary, but United are working around figures of £125,000 a week. The Spaniard’s contract ends in the summer but it is thought United bosses are keen to keep the midfielder at Old Trafford for at least three more years.
David de Gea
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer knows he faces a major rebuilding job this summer and beyond in order to re-establish Manchester United among the European elite.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted “the next few years are going to be massive” for Manchester United as they seek to reestablish themselves among the European elite.
What the papers say Manchester United may have to be prepared to break the bank if they want to keep Paul Pogba for the long term. The Sun reports that the club are open to starting negotiations with the Frenchman, but he is said to want a top pay packet of £500,000 a week. With Real Madrid reported to be lining up a summer bid for the 23-year-old midfielder, United may be willing to meet the demands.
What the papers say Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks to have one eye on next season already and could be set to overhaul his squad in the summer. The Mail reports that the new full-time Manchester United boss could dump six players at the end of the term to make way for a new title-chasing squad, with Antonio Valencia and Matteo Darmian reported to be among those on the chopping block.
Former Manchester United manager David Moyes is confident the club will keep their best players.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been confirmed as Manchester United’s permanent new manager on a three-year contract.
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer defended goalkeeper David De Gea after he saw his unbeaten Premier League streak ended at Arsenal on Sunday.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer refused to blame goalkeeper David De Gea’s error for Manchester United’s defeat at Arsenal.
Manchester United club captain Antonio Valencia looks set to leave Old Trafford this summer after 10 years at the club.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Manchester United are doing everything they can to agree a new deal with David De Gea – but the caretaker boss has paved the way for club captain Antonio Valencia to leave this summer.
What the papers say With Claudio Ranieri’s reign over at Fulham, talks is now moving to who is in line to replace him. According to the Mirror, Bristol City’s Lee Johnson and Kilmarnock’s Steve Clarke are the front runners to take the helm in the summer, as it was announced Scott Parker will take up the caretaker role until the end of the season.
What the papers say Manchester United are keeping tabs on Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic, the Daily Mail reports. The 30-year-old’s career with the Spanish champions could come to an end this summer as they consider selling him to help balance the books, the paper says. Inter Milan are also said to be admirers of the Croatia international.
Paul Pogba was told by Jose Mourinho that he was not fit to captain Manchester United – but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sees the midfielder as a leader and would have no hesitation in handing him the armband.
Caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Manchester United are “making progress” in contract negotiations with the likes of David De Gea, Anthony Martial and Juan Mata.