Recap of Man Utd transfer news, rumors and gossip in the 2022 summer window.
Manchester United interim manager Ralf Rannick confirmed that the Premier League final day game against Crystal Palace will be Edinson Cavaniis the last for the club.
“Out of our starting XI there will be 10 apart from Edi Cavani who will still be playing for this club next season,” he said.
Cavani, who is out of contract this summer, started the defeat in the absence of injured Cristiano Ronaldo but was furious after United’s hierarchy ordered him to hand over the No.7 shirt to Ronaldo at the start of the season , according to reports. The Uruguayan striker wore the shirt in his first season at Old Trafford but had to give it up two days after Ronaldo returned to the club (DailyMirrorMay 24).
Who have Man Utd been linked with?
Declan Rice – The England international has decided to stay at West Ham this summer, thwarting Manchester United’s efforts to bring him to Old Trafford (DailyMirrorMay 23).
Frankie de Jong – Paris Saint-Germain are set to rival Manchester United for Barcelona midfielder De Jong (sport, May 24); United have made it clear to Barcelona that they will not blow their budget on a £70m deal for De Jong (Daily Mail, May 19); United considering £75m move for Barcelona midfielder De Jong and have contacted the club (Manchester evening news, May 12); De Jong is ready to say goodbye to nearly £6m in unpaid wages to land a move to Manchester City this summer (The sun, May 15).
Lisandro Martinez – Erik ten Hag wants to bring back centre-back Martinez, who helped him clinch the Eredivisie title this season (The telegraph of the dayMay 19).
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic – The The Lazio midfielder is also on Ten Hag’s radar after registering 11 goals and 11 assists in Serie A this season (CalciomercatoMay 19).
Enzo Fernandez – Manchester United will battle with rivals Manchester City for the signing of River Plate prospect Fernandez this summer, according to reports in his native Argentina (DailyMirrorMay 18).
Anthony – Liverpool are set to face Manchester United for the signing of Antony this summer despite Ajax star manager Erik ten Hag joining the Red Devils (Daily ExpressMay 18).
hakim ziyech – Marco van Basten has urged Erik ten Hag to make Chelsea winger Ziyech one of his first signings as Manchester United manager (Daily MailMay 18).
Aurelien Tchouameni – Liverpool and Manchester United have been told Tchouameni would cost just under £60m if he were to leave this summer (DailyMirror, May 3).
James Ward-Prowse – The Southampton captain is the man Erik ten Hag wants to manage as Manchester United’s new midfielder, but will face competition from Manchester City (sunday sunMay 1).
Lautaro Martinez – Manchester United have offered Inter Milan a £42million fee and Anthony Martial in order to land Martinez, according to reports (Daily ExpressMay 1).
Paul Torres – Manchester United are ready to shell out £43million to bring the centre-back back to Old Trafford this summer (Brand, May 24); United reportedly shortlist Villarreal defender Torres as a potential summer target (The sunMay 10).
Konrad Laimer – Manchester United have reportedly been told they will have to pay Laimer’s £34million release clause in order to land him away from RB Leipzig (The mirrorMay 12).
Latest players linked with Man Utd exit
jesse lingard – West Ham have made ‘initial inquiries’ with Lingard’s representatives into signing the midfielder from Manchester United on a free transfer (sky sports, May 24); the front reportedly withdrew from a move to Newcastle United this summer due to his weekly wage demands of £150,000 as well as signing and bonus fees (The telegraph of the dayMay 12);
Manchester United are planning a massive player elimination in a bid to wipe £80m off their annual wage bill this summer (daily starMay 23).
Paul Pogba – Paul Pogba The representatives had positive talks with Juventus this week over a free transfer this summer – but the player is yet to make a final decision on his future (sky sports, May 21); Man City are interested in signing Pogba on a free transfer in what could become one of the most explosive deals in British transfer history (Daily Mail, May 7); Pogba agreed personal terms with City but refused to join the Etihad because he was concerned about the backlash from Manchester United fans (The temperature, May 20); Pogba will decide his future at the end of the season (Sky Sports, May 7).
Aaron Wan-Bissaka – The full-back wants a new contract at Manchester United – but has been told to await Erik ten Hag’s verdict on his future (The sun, May 22). Wan-Bissaka, Eric Bailly and Anthony Martial are among the players Erik ten Hag has already decided to leave Manchester United this summer, according to reports (DailyMirror, April 26); United are ready to let right-back Wan Bissaka leave Old Trafford this summer (sky sportsMay 19).
Dean Henderson – The goalkeeper is more likely to leave Manchester United on loan this summer than on a permanent deal, with Newcastle among clubs considering a move for the England keeper (The telegraph of the dayMay 18).
Marcus Rashford – The striker received lifelines from new Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag (sunday sun, May 1); Lingard, however, is in talks with Juventus, Paris Saint-Germain, AC Milan and Newcastle as his contract comes to an end (daily mail, May 5).
Antoine Martial – Manchester United bigwigs will discuss £12million win with Martial to help grease the wheels of a summer move (sunday sunMay 1);
Anthony Elanga and Scott McTominay – Barcelona interested in Manchester United pair Elanga and McTominay in a potential swap deal for Frenkie de Jong, according to reports (The Sunday ExpressMay 1).
Exodus Man Utd: 18 players who could leave this summer
Ralf Rangnick says Manchester United need to sign up to 10 new players but who could leave the club this summer?
Sky Sports News understands United will prioritize a new centre-back, two central midfielders, a winger and a striker, while looking at their full-back and goalkeeper options.
But in order to strengthen their squad under their next manager – Ajax boss Erik Ten Hag – the club must first make room by clearing the bridges.
We take a look at the players facing an uncertain future at Old Trafford, from those nearing the end of their contract to those who just don’t seem to fit in anymore.
Confirmed Man Utd signings
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Confirmed departures from Man Utd
Nemanja Mátic – free transfer
Edinson Cavani – free transfer
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