Manchester United ‘s transfer window hasn’t quite kicked off in the manner many would have hoped.
So far only Tyrell Malacia has arrived at Old Trafford with Erik ten Hag unable to add several of his key targets. Frenkie De Jong appears to be the man he wants the most and two of the club’s influential individuals have flown to Barcelona in an attempt to get a deal sorted.
United’s current squad have flown to Asia for their pre-season tour, although Cristiano Ronaldo was absent. The player’s future remains unclear after he expressed a desire to quit the club this summer.
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Kalajdzic talks held
Man Utd have held initial talks with Stuttgart striker Sasa Kalajdzic as doubts continue over Cristiano Ronaldo’s future.
Erik ten Hag is looking to bring in a striker to aid the team’s efforts in the final third. They relied heavily on Ronaldo last term and need to share the load more this term.
Sky Germany report United have identified the 25-year-old Kalajdzic as a target.
Ten Hag on Ronaldo’s future
The new United boss said: “We are planning with Ronaldo for this season – that’s it. I’m looking forward to working with him.”
Asked if Ronaldo wants to leave, he then added: “He hasn’t told me this. I have read, but as I say, Cristiano is not for sale, he’s in our plans and we want to get success together.”
This is despite the club stating they would listen to offers for the player recently.
De Jong deal agreed
A deal to sign Frenkie De Jong has been reached with Barcelona, according to reports in Spain.
Now the only issue that remains is for Erik ten Hag to convicne the player to move to Old Trafford.
That hurlde may be challenging with De Jong showing no desire to make the switch.
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