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MANCHESTER UNITED are still very much in the mix for Jadon Sancho, but are reported lined up Barcelona's Ansu Fati as an alternative.

And the Red Devils will also reportedly sign a new centre-back, but only if Chris Smalling is sold.

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  • Josh Graham 's avatarJosh Graham

    SPOT ON

    Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford's chances of claiming BBC Sports Personality of the Year are on the rise.

    The 22-year-old England ace and social activist has had his odds slashed.

    Ladbrokes have brought him into 4/1 to pick up the coveted gong.

    But Tyson Fury is still the favourite at just 2/1 with recently crowned snooker world champ Ronnie O'Sullivan second at 3/1.

  • Josh Graham 's avatarJosh Graham

    FERD DEGREE

    MANCHESTER UNITED legend Rio Ferdinand admitted his “most enjoyable football” came at Leeds United.

    The former England star moved to Elland Road from West Ham in 2000, spending two years in Yorkshire before departing for Old Trafford.

    Speaking to BT Sport ahead of their live televised clash between Sheffield United and the Whites, Ferdinand gushed about his time at Elland Road.

    He said: “As much as there was a lot of talk about me going to Man United and it was emotional, for a lot of the fans it was difficult to accept.

    “But I think in the long term it was proven that the reasons why I went were justified, but I probably had my most enjoyable football when I played here [at Leeds].

    “I loved it at West Ham but we didn’t win that much, I loved it at Man United, we won a lot but with that came a lot of pressure.”

  • <a href='https://whiplrpedia.com/?man=sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a> 's avatar<a href='https://whiplrpedia.com/?man=sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a>

    AT THE DOUBLE

    Manchester United are planning at least two more signings this window – as transfer talks continue around the clock.

    The Red Devils are desperate to improve their squad before the October deadline after a tricky start to the season.

    SunSport understands the club are looking to land both Jadon Sancho and Alex Telles within the coming weeks.

    And Solskjaer, chief exec Ed Woodward and transfer guru Matt Judge are in constant discussions to get the deals over the line.

    United are believed to be confident of landing Sancho, with a £90million offer to Borussia Dortmund in the works.

  • <a href='https://whiplrpedia.com/?man=sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a> 's avatar<a href='https://whiplrpedia.com/?man=sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a>

    FIXTURES UPDATE

    Here are United's next five games, with a league and cup double header against Brighton coming first.

  • <a href='https://whiplrpedia.com/?man=sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a> 's avatar<a href='https://whiplrpedia.com/?man=sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a>

    PASS FORWARD!

    Patrice Evra has shared a funny conversation he had during a match with Sir Alex Ferguson.

    He shared it on Instagram, revealing the conversation:

    Boss: Patrice are you tired ..?

    Me: no boss why ..?

    Boss: do you think you are playing well ?

    Me: yes I’m playing very well !!

    Boss: this is one of the worst games I’ve seen you play since I signed you.

    Me: are you serious boss?

    Boss: why did you pass the ball back to @edwinvandersar1 ?

    Me: because I didn’t have any solution forward..

    Boss: if you pass the ball back again, you’re out!

    End of the story, I ended up as man of the match that game

  • <a href='https://whiplrpedia.com/?man=sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a> 's avatar<a href='https://whiplrpedia.com/?man=sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a>

    BRAN'S NO FLAKE

    It's a year since Brandon Williams made his Manchester United debut.

    What a cracking young talent the 20-year-old has been in the Red Devils' first team.

    And don't forget left-back isn't his strongest poisition.

  • <a href='https://whiplrpedia.com/?man=sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a> 's avatar<a href='https://whiplrpedia.com/?man=sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a>

    JAD WANTS TO BE RED

    Jadon Sancho is reportedly desperate to link up with England pals Marcus Rashford, Harry Maguire and Mason Greenwood at Manchester United.

    The Borussia Dortmund winger has been linked with a move to Old Trafford all summer.

    SunSport previously reported that the Red Devils are now set to make a final £90million move for Sancho.

    It is believed the Premier League club will offer £75m up front, with another £15m to be paid in add ons later on.

    According to the Daily Star, United’s executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward hope Sancho’s desperation to join will convince Dortmund to sell up.

    The report adds that the 20-year-old is keen to link up with Rashford, Greenwood and Maguire, who he knows well from England duty.

  • <a href='https://whiplrpedia.com/?man=sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a> 's avatar<a href='https://whiplrpedia.com/?man=sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a>

    CHRIS IS MILAN MAN

    Inter Milan have reportedly identified Chris Smalling as a possible target should Milan Skriniar depart.

    With Tottenham in talks to lure the centre-back away from the San Siro, the Serie A side have targets in mind should they have to replace him.

    Inter are already short at the back after Diego Godin left on a free transfer to Cagliari – further intensifying their need for a new defender.

    According to Corriere dello Sport, Inter’s No1 priority is Fiorentina star Nikola Milenkovic.

    But they state it is unlikely they will be able to prise him away from Florence, with Manchester United outcast Smalling an easier deal to make.

    It has been suggested that the Red Devils are prepared to sell the 30-year-old should they receive a fee in the region of £18million.

  • <a href='https://whiplrpedia.com/?man=sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a> 's avatar<a href='https://whiplrpedia.com/?man=sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a>

    PEN PAL

    Marcus Rashford has shared an emotional letter from a seven-year-old fan who thanked the Manchester United star for the charity work he has been carrying out.

    The England striker set up a task force this month as the face of an inspiring campaign to feed the UK’s 4.2million hungry kids.

    Rashford shared the letter on his Twitter and wrote: “Dear Jack, thank you for your lovely letter. Really made me smile tonight.

    “Keep being kind. That’s what makes the world go round. MR.”

  • <a href='https://whiplrpedia.com/?man=sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a> 's avatar<a href='https://whiplrpedia.com/?man=sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a>

    COUNTING THE COST

    Manchester United and Wolves have been handed a boost in their bid to bring in Douglas Costa.

    The two Premier League clubs have been linked with a swoop this transfer window for the 30-year-old Juventus winger.

    It was reported yesterday in Italy that Juve wanted to offer him as part of a deal to bring Ousmane Dembele to Serie A.

    But according to Mundo Deportivo, Barca are not interested in bringing Costa to the Nou Camp.

    It is believed Juve tried to include the same player when they signed Arthur from the Spanish giants.

  • <a href='https://whiplrpedia.com/?man=sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a> 's avatar<a href='https://whiplrpedia.com/?man=sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a>

    SOLSKJAER ON MOTIVATION

    The Norwegian has reiterated it is NOT his job to keep players happy at the club and that they have to have the self motivation to succeed at Old Trafford.

  • <a href='https://whiplrpedia.com/?man=sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a> 's avatar<a href='https://whiplrpedia.com/?man=sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a>

    MORE ON LINDELOF

    Victor Lindelof is facing the axe against Brighton after Manchester United’s calamitous opening to the new Premier League season, writes NEIL CUSTIS.

    The centre-back was all over the place as Crystal Palace took the back four to pieces winning 3-1.

    Now with Eric Bailly fit again Solskjaer is looking to form a regular partnership between him and Harry Maguire.

    They played together in 3-0 midweek away win to Luton in the EFL Cup.

    Solskjaer said: “I think last season proved to us how we can defend at our best but last week wasn't fantastic, we conceded sloppy goals.

    “Eric is fit again, which is a big, big plus and we are looking forward to seeing him develop and play more games.

    “We've been waiting him to be fit and play more regularly.”

  • <a href='https://whiplrpedia.com/?man=sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a> 's avatar<a href='https://whiplrpedia.com/?man=sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a>

    VICTOR COULD BE LOSER

    Solskjaer wants Eric Bailly and Harry Maguire as his first-choice centre-backs at United.

    Neil Custis has been listening in on the Norwegian’s press conference.

  • <a href='https://whiplrpedia.com/?man=sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a> 's avatar<a href='https://whiplrpedia.com/?man=sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a>

    SMALLING UPDATE

    Solskjaer has given the latest on Chris Smalling's move to Roma.

    Asked if the centre-back will be integrated into the squad again if the move fails to materialise, he said: “Different things need to happen there, so let's wait and see if there is that change.

    “Let's see when the transfer window closes and we'll talk about Chris.”

  • <a href='https://whiplrpedia.com/?man=sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a> 's avatar<a href='https://whiplrpedia.com/?man=sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a>

    'FAITH IN THE SQUAD'

    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has told the media he is focusing on coaching the first team and not on transfers.

    He said: “As I've said so many times I have faith in my players.

    “In football you can't predict too much, but for me we're working on getting better, my focus is solely on the game.

    “I can't think any other way, we need three points now.”

  • <a href='https://whiplrpedia.com/?man=sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a> 's avatar<a href='https://whiplrpedia.com/?man=sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a>

    DAVID DE GE-AGHH

    David De Gea has revealed what happened during the madness of the saved penalty and then retake in the 3-1 Premier League loss to Crystal Palace, only for it to be re-taken for a foot foul.

    He said: “It was a bit crazy. It’s already difficult to save a penalty so even if okay you make the save and they repeat the penalty then they can change the taker so there’s no pressure on the player who missed the penalty.

    “It’s a little bit strange. Those are the rules though and I try to save the next penalty straight from the line, that’s the football rules.

    “It’s true the first game wasn’t the best game for us. It was a strange time after last season not having enough time to rest properly but it’s the same for all teams.

    “It’s time to start winning games. Last season we finished really, really strong so we need to try to play as we did in the last 10 games of last season. This is the way we need to be and playing our best football.”

  • <a href='https://whiplrpedia.com/?man=sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a> 's avatar<a href='https://whiplrpedia.com/?man=sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a>

    READY FOR BRIGHTON

    United's players have been training at Carrington ahead of their trip to Brighton this weekend.

    Mason Greenwood and Teden Mengi will hope to feature in the double header on the South Coast.

  • <a href='https://whiplrpedia.com/?man=sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a> 's avatar<a href='https://whiplrpedia.com/?man=sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a>

    BEND IT LIKE BECKS

    David Beckham has revealed a particular stretch that he has found tough to master.

    It turns out that the man who could bend a free kick into any top corner struggles to master the art of a single quad stretch.

  • <a href='https://whiplrpedia.com/?man=sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a> 's avatar<a href='https://whiplrpedia.com/?man=sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a>

    PICKED OFF

    Everton are lining up Manchester United’s Sergio Romero — heaping pressure on Jordan Pickford.

    Keeper Romero, 33, wants out after the return of Dean Henderson from a loan at Sheffield United.

    It is believed Carlo Ancelotti’s Toffees have made contact with intermediaries and held talks over a deal for Man Utd's Argentina stopper.

    Pickford is under fire following his double cock-up in Everton’s 5-2 Carabao Cup win over Fleetwood on Wednesday, although boss Ancelotti defended him.

    It is the latest in a number of mistakes the England goalkeeper, 26, has made in the last 12 months.

  • <a href='https://whiplrpedia.com/?man=sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a> 's avatar<a href='https://whiplrpedia.com/?man=sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a>

    UTD'S JAD DASH

    Manchester United are reportedly set to make a final £90million move for Jadon Sancho.

    The Borussia Dortmund winger has been linked with a move to Old Trafford all summer.

    And now, according to The Mirror, United supremo Ed Woodward will come in with a final 'take-it-or-leave-it offer'.

    It is believed the Premier League club will offer £75m up front, with another £15m to be paid in add ons later on.

    After months of wrangling, United will not budge from this latest, structured deal but are said to be 'confident' of finally landing their man.

    This is despite Dortmund's head of football Sebastian Kehl saying earlier in the week that the 20-year-old would STAY in Germany.

  • John Hutchinson 's avatarJohn Hutchinson

    GOOD MORNING UNITED FANS

    Dayot Upamecano has opened the door to a potential move to Manchester United.

    In an interview with Telefoot, Upamecano said that his future is currently at Leipzig – although he did not rule out a move away.

    He said: “For the moment I am with Leipzig but it is true that I was able to discuss with certain clubs.

    “As I said, for now I am focused on Leipzig and I will continue to play for Leipzig. And then we’ll see.

    “You never know what can happen in a football season.”

    Meanwhile, Bruno Fernandes has hit back at rival criticism about his penalty-scoring exploits – claiming it's very tough to score from 12 yards.

    Bruno Fernandes has hit back at rival criticism about his penalty-scoring exploits – claiming it's very tough to score from 12 yards.

    Despite rivals fans poking fun of 'Penandes' and the 'inevitable' United penalty each game, Fernandes has hit back – insisting it's not as easy as everyone thinks.

    He told the Man Utd website: “Penalties are part of the game. You need to score. You have the chance but you need to score.

    “I know everyone is talking about them like it’s easy, but you can lose a final with a penalty.”

    In other news, United are involved in a five-club fight for Barcelona’s Samuel Umtiti.

    The French defender is under contract until 2023 but after a number of knee injuries, the Catalans want him off the books.

  • Joe Miles 's avatarJoe Miles

    SANCH-GO?

    Manchester United will reportedly put forward a £90m take-it-or-leave-it offer for Jadon Sancho next week.

    The Red Devils plan to offer £75m up front with a further £15m in add-ons, according to the Mirror.

    Ed Woodward will allegedly inform Dortmund there will be no negotiating over the deal.

    United have been chasing the English 20-year-old for last three months – but the German side value him at £108m.

  • Joe Miles 's avatarJoe Miles

    PICK OF THE BUNCH

    Everton are lining up Manchester United’s Sergio Romero — heaping pressure on Jordan Pickford.

    Keeper Romero, 33, wants out after the return of Dean Henderson from a loan  at Sheffield United.

    It is believed Carlo Ancelotti’s Toffees have made contact with intermediaries and held talks over a deal for Man Utd's Argentina stopper.

    Pickford is under fire following his double cock-up in Everton’s 5-2 Carabao Cup win over Fleetwood on Wednesday, although boss Ancelotti defended him.

  • Joe Miles 's avatarJoe Miles

    COMES AT A COST

    Wolves are leading the race to sign Juventus winger Douglas Costa, according to Tuttosport.

    Manchester United have been heavily linked to the Brazilian – who joined the Turin side from Bayern Munich.

    Andrea Pirlo is reportedly prepared to sell him this summer as he plans to overhaul his side.

    Costa has been heavily linked with a move to the Premier League this summer.

  • Joe Miles 's avatarJoe Miles

    WRIGHT MOVE?

    Ian Wright wishes Arsenal signed Donny van de Beek instead of Manchester United.

    He said: “Donny van de Beek, he's someone that I wish someone more like Arsenal could have taken.

    “When you look at Pogba, what he's doing, and you look at Bruno Fernandes – that is Donny van de Beek's position.

    “So people are thinking they're going to see Van de Beek [sitting] with Pogba and Fernandes, but I don't think that's going to happen.

    “Because as much as he can play there, that's not his preferred position to play.”

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