Man United are entering LAST chance saloon territory for Jadon Sancho after Dortmund's £77m ultimatum... with rivals set to get stronger and Solskjaer heading into a defining season, they simply cannot afford to miss out on their top target AGAIN
Almost a year on from missing out on Jadon Sancho first time round, headlines over Manchester United's pursuit of the Borussia Dortmund and England star continue to dominate the back pages. Dortmund played hardball with United last summer - demanding north of £100million for their star man - and they certainly aren't going down without a fight in this transfer window either.
UEFA rejected the Munich city council's request to have Allianz Arena illuminated in rainbow colors for Germany's Euro 2020 fixture against Hungary on Wednesday. UEFA said in a release that it denied the request because of the "political context" due to the proposal arriving after the Hungarian legislation passed.
Wolfsburg, Hertha Berlin, Eintracht Frankfurt and Cologne have all announced they will display rainbow colours during the game in support of the LGBT community. Barcelona also posted a picture of their crest with a rainbow flag in the background and captioned it: "Pride and respect."
The former Liverpool defender is tipped to leave the Bundesliga side following their relegation and the Foxes and Crystal Palace are both reportedly keen on him Schalke's plan to offload Ozan Kabak for a significant fee is in tatters amid claims the centre-back could leave the club for a cut-price deal this summer.
Steve Howey has offered his opinion on Manchester City transfer target Andre Silva regarding how well he could do in the Premier League. What’s the talk? Former Manchester City player Howey believes that the Eintracht Frankfurt striker would do well in the Premier League as he has been able to perform in the Bundesliga.
Eintracht Frankfurt are keen to offload Andre Silva for just €40m (£34m) this summer, according to AS. The Spanish publication claim the Bundesliga side are looking to raise funds to re-sign Luka Jovic on a permanent basis from Real Madrid and they are ready to sacrifice their top scorer to make it happen.
Jose Mourinho insists allowing Kevin De Bruyne to leave Chelsea for Wolfsburg was NOT his decision as he reveals Belgium star 'wanted to leave' and 'didn't have the patience' to wait for his chance at Stamford Bridge
Jose Mourinho has lifted the lid on how Kevin De Bruyne's £18m sale happened The Belgium midfielder left Chelsea for German side Wolfsburg back in 2014 Chelsea have been left to rue allowing a player of De Bruyne's calibre go But Mourinho has revealed it was not his error to allow him to depart the club
Chelsea and Man Utd target Erling Haaland has edged closer to a blockbuster transfer after reaching a ‘total agreement’ with his proposed next club, per a report. The Norwegian sensation, 20, is one of the most sought after footballers in the European game. Since moving to Borussia Dortmund, Haaland has operated at marginally below a goal every game.
Perth Glory have bid farewell to nine players, with German defender Sebastian Langkamp, speedy back Jason Geria, and striker Nick D'Agostino among them. Langkamp was Glory's big-name signing this season, but the former Bundesliga regular managed just two A-League games. The 33-year-old's arrival was delayed by a lack of flights to Perth and quarantine requirements, and he broke his wrist at training shortly after touching down.
What the papers say Former Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez appears to be heading closer to a Merseyside return. The Mirror reports representatives of the 61-year-old Spaniard, whose last Premier League appointment ended with Newcastle in 2019, held talks with Everton’s owners at the weekend. The paper says Benitez, who won the Champions League with the Reds in 2005, is still likely to be hired despite fan backlash to earlier reporting he was being considered for the manager’s job at Everton.
Manchester City are unsurprisingly leading the race to sign Harry Kane from Tottenham Hotspur with Sergio Aguero leaving for Barcelona, but former City defender Steve Howey believes that they could look to sign Andre Silva after his impressive season with Eintracht Frankfurt. Recent reports have suggested that Spurs have rejected a huge £100 million offer plus players for Kane from Man City, and with the striker still desperate to leave Tottenham this summer it could be wise for Daniel Levy to sell a player who is no longer happy at the club.
Premier League new boys Watford announce deal to sign Nigeria international striker Emmanuel Dennis from Belgian side Club Brugge
Emmanuel Dennis scored 27 goals in just over 90 appearances for Club Brugge Watford are currently finalising personal terms with the Nigerian international Dennis can play anywhere along the front line mainly operating as a striker Watford have announced they have reached an agreement with Club Brugge over the transfer of Nigeria forward Emmanuel Dennis.
Transfer News: Liverpool prepare Kingsley Coman offer According to a report by Spanish outlet Fichajes (h/t Daily Record), Liverpool are ‘preparing an offer’ for Bayern Munich star, Kingsley Coman. The report states that the contract talks between Coman and his club have come to a halt.
Crystal Palace have held positive talks with Lucien Favre over potentially replacing Roy Hodgson but could face competition from Everton to appoint the 63-year-old as manager. Favre, out of work since being sacked by Borussia Dortmund in December, is understood to have been identified as Palace’s preferred candidate in a difficult recruitment process during which they abandoned negotiations with Nuno Espírito Santo.
Bundesliga outfit Eintracht Frankfurt have reportedly set their sights on signing Roma winger Cengiz Under, who spent last season on loan at Leicester City. The Turkish international arrived on loan at the King Power last summer but only managed two goals and three assists in 19 appearances for Brendan Rodgers's side.
Bayer Leverkusen are Norwich City's biggest rival in the race to sign Celtic defender Kristofer Ajer, according to the latest speculation. Newcastle have also been regularly linked with interest in the Norway international but The Athletic report that Norwich and Leverkusen have "overtaken" the Magpies as the "most likely" clubs to sign the centre-back.
Manchester United have reportedly been told to increase their offer for Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho. Last week, it was suggested that United were prepared to pay in the region of £75m for the England international, who is seemingly keen to make the switch to Old Trafford.
The Bundesliga running stats capture Manchester United's need for speed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was presented with a difficult task upon his appointment as Manchester United boss, as the club had seemingly deviated from many of their historic principles and traditions. Speaking about previous managerial work, the Norwegian stated: “Every manager builds a team around a club's culture.