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MANCHESTER UNITED have agreed a five-year contract with Jadon Sancho but are still a way away from Dortmund's £108m asking price, according to reports.

Meanwhile Dean Henderson has demanded to replace David de Gea as first choice goalkeeper if he is to stay at Old Trafford.

Follow all the latest transfer updates and gossip from Old Trafford below...

  • sstreet 's avatarsstreet

    JA-DONE?

    Jadon Sancho has agreed a contract with Manchester United, according to Bild's Head of Football Christian Falk.

    However, the clubs still appear to be a way off over the transfer fee that will be played.

    Falk claims Dortmund are not budging from their demands for a £108m fee.

  • Ian Tuckey 's avatarIan Tuckey

    VILLA TO OFFER GREALISH HUGE PAY RISE

    Jack Grealish is set to be offered a bumper pay rise to £100,000 a week to keep him out of the clutches of Manchester United.

    Aston Villa are demanding at least £80million for their talismanic midfielder, who scored on the final day of the season to complete the club’s great escape from relegation.

    illionaire owners Nassef Sawiris and Wes Edens have no intention of losing their skipper this summer.

    And tying Grealish, currently on £70,000 a week, to a lucrative new five-year contract will show they mean business.

    Tyrone Mings and John McGinn will also be rewarded for impressive seasons with new deals.

    Despite splashing out £140m on new players last season, Sawiris and Edens are ready to make around £100m available to add “three or four quality additions”.

  • Ian Tuckey 's avatarIan Tuckey

    MAKE ME No1 OR IT HENDS NOW

    Dean Henderson is heading into showdown talks with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, insisting: “Make me No 1 or let me go.”

    The keeper, 23, has enjoyed two massively successful seasons on loan with Sheffield United.

    But he does not want to return to Old Trafford to play second fiddle to current first-choice keeper David De Gea.

    The Spaniard’s high-profile blunders have led to calls for in-form Henderson to replace him as United's main man between the sticks.

    Chelsea are among the teams monitoring the situation – and are reported to be willing to more than double his wages.

    Frank Lampard's side could bid for Henderson but United do not want to lose him to a Premier League rival.

    It leaves Solskjaer in a difficult position, with De Gea having signed a six-year deal worth £117million this time last year.

  • Ian Tuckey 's avatarIan Tuckey

    UTD 'EYE KANE IN CASE SANCHO DEAL FALLS THROUGH'

    As United's interest in Jadon Sancho reaches make-or-break time, Old Trafford chiefs are said to have identified three top-name alternatives in case the deal falls through.

    United reportedly hoped Borussia Dortmund would accept a £100million-plus fee for England frontman Sancho, 20, in instalments.

    But with doubts now emerging, England skipper Harry Kane has again been mentioned as a summer target – even though Spurs are thought to have assured boss Jose Mourinho there is no need to sell in this transfer window.

    And apart from Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish, the Star claim Ajax's attacking midfielder Donny van de Beek is also back in the spotlight for United.

    Barcelona and Real Madrid have also been linked with the ten-cap Dutchman, 23.

  • Ian Tuckey 's avatarIan Tuckey

    BRAND NEW DEAL

    Brandon Williams has signed a new contract at Manchester United after a stunning breakthrough season.

    The left-back, 19, put pen to paper on a new deal which keeps him at Old Trafford until 2024, with the option to extend that by a further year.

    A product of the famous United academy, Williams made his first-team debut in the Carabao Cup win over Rochdale in September.

    And with Luke Shaw continuing to battle injury problems, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer persisted with the teenager for much of the season.

    In total, he has already racked up 33 senior appearances this term and could add to that with United still in the Europa League.

  • Ian Tuckey 's avatarIan Tuckey

    SANCHO SO CLOSE

    There's increasing speculation Jadon Sancho's switch to United will be confirmed on Wednesday.

    The breakthrough came when Borussia Dortmund reportedly agreed to a fee of around £110m for the England attacker, 20, being paid in instalments.

    And numerous outlets are suggesting the deal could be finalised within 24 hours.

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    CITY WINDFALL IF UTD BAG SANCHO

    Manchester City are in line for a £15million windfall from Jadon Sancho’s move to rivals United.

    Borussia Dortmund are sticking to their £110m valuation of the England attacker – but are now willing to accept instalments.

    And City inserted a sell-on clause when they sold the youngster to the German club three years ago.

    They are entitled to 15 per cent of the profit made by Dortmund – having sold him for £8m plus £2m in add-ons.

    That means City will be due a large chunk of the £100m-plus heading to Borussia over the next few years from neighbours United.

  • Ian Tuckey 's avatarIan Tuckey

    UTD BIDE TIME FOR JACK

    United are reportedly willing to wait until late in the transfer window before going for Jack Grealish.

    But Aston Villa's £80million price tag is still putting off Old Trafford boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

    United are said to have reportedly agreed terms with No 1 transfer target Jadon Sancho.

    The Borussia Dortmund winger is thoguht to have said yes to a five-year, £220,000-a-week deal as part of his British record £110million move.

    Busting the bank to such an extent could limit what United are able to do elsewhere in the summer window.

    The Daily Mail say any “serious” offer for Villa captain and talisman Grealish will start at £80m.

  • Ian Tuckey 's avatarIan Tuckey

    HARRY NEEDS SERIOUS SILVERWARE

    Former Premier League star Jamie O'Hara also believes it has to be major silverware to tempt Harry Kane to remain at Spurs beyond next summer.

    He said: “[League Cup?] No, I don’t think so.

    “I think if you win the FA Cup and get in the top four, you keep Harry Kane.

    “If you just get in the top four next season and you don’t win a trophy, I think it’s time that Harry Kane moved on.”

  • Ian Tuckey 's avatarIan Tuckey

    TROPHY OR BUST FOR KANE

    Jamie O'Hara has urged Harry Kane – often linked with Manchester United – to leave Spurs next summer if they fail to break their trophy drought.

    The former Tottenham midfielder reckons England skipper Kane, 27, will give Tottenham one more season before moving to a more successful club.

    Trophy-less Kane has established himself as one of the best in the world after 188 goals in just 287 games for Spurs.

    And the striker fuelled transfer talk in May as he admitted he was “ambitious” and not prepared to stay at Tottenham “for the sake of it.”

    O'Hara told talkSPORT: “He’s 27 and if he doesn’t do it next season, I think he has got to leave. Spurs need to win a trophy next season.”

  • Ian Tuckey 's avatarIan Tuckey

    KASPER WOULD 'DO ANYTHING' TO JOIN UTD

    Ex-Denmark defender Mikkel Bischoff, who played for Man City and Coventry, also believes Kasper Schmeichel would be following i a fine tradition if he did join Manchester United.

      Bischoff  added: “The most successful goalkeepers at the club in recent years have been well into their 30s. He can easily play three or four good years there.

     

      “Schmeichel is a huge United fan. He always has been and always will be. It will be the biggest dream come true if he were to succeed [in joining United].

     

    “If Kasper gets the opportunity to play just ten games for United, then he jumps. 

    “It’s simply so big for him. He is such a big fan that he will do anything to get to that club.”

  • Ian Tuckey 's avatarIan Tuckey

    SCHMEICHEL 'DREAMS OF UTD MOVE'

    Kasper Schmeichel still dreams of emulating legendary dad Peter by joining Manchester United – amid speculation Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will launch a shock bid.

    That's the claim of Kasper's former Manchester City team-mate and fellow Dane Mikkel Bischoff, an Etihad centre-back from 2002-2006.

    Schmeichel Jr is the latest name linked with Old Trafford as United ponder replacing No 1 David De Gea.

    Sheffield United loanee Dean Henderson has seemed in pole position if he returns to Old Trafford.

    But Bischoff told Ekstra Bladet of Schmeichel:  “United will certainly not be deterred by his age of 33 years.”

  • Ian Tuckey 's avatarIan Tuckey

    UTD IN '£50M FED BID'

    United have bid £50million for Fiorentina's Italy winger Federico Chiesa, reports in Italy say.

    The 22-year-old's Serie A club are said to be willing to sell but only for the “right” price – and are expecting higher offers.

    Inter Milan, Juventus and Newcastle have also been linked with the 17-cap star.

    It is thought Fiorentina would prefer to sell to a Premier League club rather than an Italian rival.

  • Ian Tuckey 's avatarIan Tuckey

    'I'LL MISS YOU'

    Ex-United starlet Angel Gomes added:”It is time I take the next step in my career, I hope you can all be proud off what I go on to achieve.

    “I wish the club and everyone involved the best of luck, you will all be missed more than you can imagine.

    I also want to thank the fans, your SUPPORT hasn’t gone unnoticed. Once a RED always a RED.”

  • Ian Tuckey 's avatarIan Tuckey

    YOU ALL HELPED ME

    Angel Gomes wrote: “It’s took me a while because it’s not been easy to put my emotions into words.

    “Sadly the time has come to end a beautiful chapter that has been my life for 14 years. Being from Salford, Manchester United is all I have ever known.

    “I went from playing on my estate, pretending to be Wayne Rooney to being in the academy and doing the same.

    “May 21st 2017 I made my Premier League debut for the club of my dreams aged 16 replacing the legend himself ‘Wayne Rooney’.

    “I want to thank every single individual at the club for the help and encouragement I received, from the very first time I signed at the club.

    “I want to thank all the coaches from every age group that looked after me from 6 to now. To all the kit men, Kath the receptionist, The media team, the security, the staff at the cliff, the staff at Littleton road, the staff at Carrington to the cleaners, you all played a part in getting me to where I am today.

  • Ian Tuckey 's avatarIan Tuckey

    GOMES: I NEED TO TAKE NEXT STEP

    Angel Gomes has broken his silence on his Manchester United exit after sealing a move to Lille.

    The 19-year-old left Old Trafford last month after talks over a new contract broke down.

    The England Under-20 midfielder had been with United since joining their academy at the age of six.

    On his first-team debut back in 2016, he became first player born in 2000s to make a Premier League appearance.

    But Gomes has been restricted to just six first-team appearances this season and agreed a move to France with Lille on a free transfer.

    The attacker, who will immediately go out on loan to Portuguese side Boavista, had kept silent as talks over extending his United stay.

    In a lengthy post on Instagram, Gomes has now shed some light on taking his career into a new direction.

  • Ian Tuckey 's avatarIan Tuckey

    IT'S SHAW LOSS

    United have omitted Luke Shaw and Axel Tuanzebe in their 30-man squad for the Europa League knockouts.

    Austrian side LASK face the Red Devils at Old Trafford on Wednesday with the hosts boasting a 5-0 first leg lead.

    But absent from that tie, and the rest of the competition, will be Shaw and Tuanzebe.

    An ankle injury will keep the left-back out with Tuanzebe unavailable until September, as confirmed by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

    Phil Jones has made the cut despite suffering from fitness problems himself.

    And academy defenders Teden Mengi and Ethan Laird are included, along with young midfielder Ethan Galbraith.

    FULL SQUAD

    Goalkeepers: David De Gea, Sergio Romero, Lee Grant, Nathan Bishop.

    Defenders: Eric Bailly, Diogo Dalot, Tim Fosu-Mensah, Phil Jones, Ethan Laird, Victor Lindelof, Harry Maguire, Teden Mengi, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Brandon Williams.

    Midfielders: Andreas Pereira, Bruno Fernandes, Fred, Ethan Galbraith, James Garner, Daniel James, Jesse Lingard, Juan Mata, Nemanja Matic, Scott McTominay, Paul Pogba.

    Forwards: Tahith Chong, Mason Greenwood, Odion Ighalo, Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford.

  • sstreet 's avatarsstreet

    ON THE WAYNE

    Angel Gomes has released a touching Instagram message and video following his departure from Manchester United.

    In it, the youngster reveals how he would pretend to be Wayne Rooney as he grow up playing in the park, and then would ultimately replace his idol to make his Red Devils debut.

    Gomes had been linked with Chelsea but is now expected to join French side Lille.

    https://www.instagram.com/p/CDeKjSzJa1z/

  • Richard Forrester 's avatarRichard Forrester

    NICELY 'DON

    Brandon Williams has signed a new contract at Manchester United after a stunning breakthrough season.

    The left-back, 19, put pen to paper on a new deal which keeps him at Old Trafford until 2024, with the option to extend that by a further year.

    A product of the famous United academy, Williams made his first-team debut in the Carabao Cup win over Rochdale in September.

    And with Luke Shaw continuing to battle injury problems, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer persisted with the teenager for much of the season.

    In total, he has already racked up 33 senior appearances this term and could add to that with United still in the Europa League.

  • Richard Forrester 's avatarRichard Forrester

    DEPS OF HELL

    Sir Alex Ferguson left Manchester United with the Premier League trophy – but a raft of bad signings has seen it taken away with little sign of returning.

    A massive £323.7million has been splashed on 11 particularly dodgy deals.

    The worst XI of bad signings predominantly features attackers as the Red Devils failed to replace the likes of Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie.

    Romelu Lukaku cost an initial £75m and United struggled to find takers when Ole Gunnar Solskjaer decided to offload the Belgian in the summer – where he has since thrived.

    A promising first season was lost with a drop-off in 2018-19, scoring at an average of one every three games before leaving for Inter Milan.

    At the very least, Lukaku provided some memorable moments but the same cannot be said for Angel Di Maria.

  • Richard Forrester 's avatarRichard Forrester

    IN-SAN NUMBERS

    Manchester United are reportedly closing in on a deal to sign Jadon Sancho, having agreed personal terms.

    Reports in Germany outline a five-year contract being accepted by the England winger.

    Sancho will earn a basic wage of £350,000-a-week in Manchester, according to Bild.

    The deal therefore hangs on United’s ability to agree a fee with Borussia Dortmund for the 20-year-old – with an asking price of £108million.

    The Bundesliga side are described as not moving an inch on their valuation of Sancho, who has two years left to run on his current deal.

    And Dortmund want any deal sorted by August 10, when they head to Switzerland for a pre-season training camp.

    English media believe negotiations have ramped up in recent days.

  • Richard Forrester 's avatarRichard Forrester

    BOYS ON TOUR

    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes the Europa League could provide the first step back to the very top for his Manchester United team.

    United face LASK Linz in the second leg of their last 16 tie with a 5-0 lead from the game in Austria and are heading for the mini knock out tournament in Germany.

    Solskjaer compared this moment in time for his new team to when Sir Alex Ferguson won the FA Cup back in 1990 which provided the catalyst for the glory years under him.

    And Solskjaer said: “This team has developed through the season.

    “We were delighted to finish third in the Premier League and the next step is to get your hands on a trophy.

    “We have been to two semi-finals this season in the EFL Cup and FA Cup now we want to go one step further and win something.

    “I remember when this club won the Premier League for the first time, things really started with winning the FA Cup before that.

    “When you win that first trophy as a player you are hungry for more.

    “I remember at Molde winning the title for the time in their 100 year history and they went on to win it four more times in the next eight or nine years.

    “So it will be a big step forward for us to get our hands on a trophy.”

  • Richard Forrester 's avatarRichard Forrester

    WIL GO CHEAP

    EXCLUSIVE: Crystal Palace are braced to lose star turn Wilfried Zaha for a cut-price £30million.

    The forward, 27, wants a move and the club are ready to sell him for the second time.

    But there have been no serious takers, despite the reported interest from Chelsea and Manchester United.

    Zaha is Palace’s highest earner on around £130,000 a week and is under contract until 2023.Those two factors, plus the fact he will turn 28 in November, are putting off admirers.

    Zaha was previously valued at around £70m but Palace chiefs are now resigned to reducing their expectations.

  • Richard Forrester 's avatarRichard Forrester

    EUR OUT

    Manchester United have not named Luke Shaw and Axel Tuanzebe in their 30-man squad for the Europa League knockouts.

    Austrian side LASK face the Red Devils at Old Trafford on Wednesday with the hosts boasting a 5-0 first leg lead.

    But absent from that tie, and the rest of the competition, will be Shaw and Tuanzebe.

    An ankle injury will keep the left-back out with Tuanzebe unavailable until September, as confirmed by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

    Phil Jones has made the cut despite suffering from fitness problems himself.

    And academy defenders Teden Mengi and Ethan Laird are included, along with young midfielder Ethan Galbraith.

    FULL SQUAD

    Goalkeepers: David De Gea, Sergio Romero, Lee Grant, Nathan Bishop.

    Defenders: Eric Bailly, Diogo Dalot, Tim Fosu-Mensah, Phil Jones, Ethan Laird, Victor Lindelof, Harry Maguire, Teden Mengi, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Brandon Williams.

    Midfielders: Andreas Pereira, Bruno Fernandes, Fred, Ethan Galbraith, James Garner, Daniel James, Jesse Lingard, Juan Mata, Nemanja Matic, Scott McTominay, Paul Pogba.

    Forwards: Tahith Chong, Mason Greenwood, Odion Ighalo, Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford.

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