Barcelona star Frenkie de Jong is the priority option for Erik ten Hag, who worked with the 25-year-old at Ajax and knows what he could offer his side. In a more-advanced role, Christian Eriksen is firmly on the Red Devils’ radar after excelling during the second half of last season on loan at Brentford.
Elsewhere, Ten Hag is believed to be targeting a new striker, while a number of defenders are linked with a move to Old Trafford. Keep it right here for all the latest Manchester United transfer news.
Eriksen another target
Christian Eriksen is another player who Ten Hag wants to have settled into his side over the next few weeks, as De Telegraaf journalist Marcel van der Kraan affirmed how important the United manager’s first two signings are.
“Erik ten Hag doesn’t want any other players apart from those two first [De Jong and Eriksen],” Van der Kraan declared on Sky Sports.
“Ten Hag says he’s seen the style of Barcelona and Ajax – if you want to play a certain attacking style, then you need Frenkie.”
De Jong deadline
Welcome to the start of a new week in the summer transfer window.
Mirror Football will bring you the latest Manchester United news and transfer updates throughout the day regarding the likes of Frenkie de Jong, Jurrien Timber, Christian Eriksen and more.
Stay tuned for all that!