United’s summer business will likely involve outs as well as ins, and we have the latest updates on two big-name attack targets, as well as potential releases for a few marginal players who have struggled for time. game in 2020.
Dortmund plans to replace Sancho
Borussia Dortmund have identified potential targets to replace Jadon Sancho if the attacker moves to United.
The English international is wanted at Old Trafford, although the two clubs have yet to agree on a fee, and Dortmund sports director Michael Zorc has confirmed that two potential replacements are under consideration.
“If Jadon were to leave, we would be active again to reinforce our attack,” Zorc told Kicker, as Standard reported.
“There are certainly one or two players we are targeting. ”
Dortmund would like more than £ 100 million for the youngster, under contract until 2022.
Dembele move would drop United by £ 53m
Another apparently attacking goal on United’s radar is Barcelona’s Ousmane Dembele, who Sancho actually replaced in Dortmund’s first team.
While it is unlikely that United will sign the two players, reports in Spain suggest that the French striker would be a more affordable option than the Bundesiga star.
According to Mundo Deportivo, via Sport Witness, Dembele was a united target before joining Barça and would now cost them 60 million euros (£ 53 million), significantly less than the fees paid by the La Liga club in 2017 .
However, after concerns about the player’s physical condition hampered an initial deal, reports say Dembele’s record of only 51 league games in three seasons due to injury may not be overwhelming.
West Ham aims for a united pair but facing the competition
West Ham United could help Ole Gunnar Solskjaer downsize, with the London club interested in Jesse Lingard and Phil Jones.
Any movement would depend on the Hammers’ ability to remain standing this season. They are currently three points above the drop zone, with games against relegation rivals Watford and Aston Villa coming soon.
But the Independent reports that manager David Moyes would receive funds to strengthen his team if survival is assured, and Jones and Lingard are both supposed to be on his shopping list.
Jones played under Moyes at Old Trafford in the 2013/14 season, while Lingard made his debut at United after the Scottish’s departure.
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The midfielder would also be examined by Everton, while West Bromwich Albion could also enter the race if he won a return promotion to the elite.
Jones has only played seven games with the Reds this season. Lingard took more minutes, but his last start in the league came against Arsenal on New Years Day.
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