Man Utd transfer round-up: Nunez contact made as Neves hands United boost

Manchester United can now fully focus on moving forward and creating a new chapter following the conclusion of their season on Sunday and although a sixth-placed finish was far from the aim at the beginning of the season, there are certainly better things to come.

Erik ten Hag may officially be the club’s new manager but the Red Devils have been making moves behind the scenes, with it being revealed that contact has been “initiated” with Benfica’s Darwin Nunez, while Ruben Neves of Wolves has provided United with a big boost after dropping a hint over his future.

Mirror Football takes a look at all the latest transfer stories coming out of Old Trafford…

Red Devils “initiate” Nunez contact

Manchester United have been linked with a move for Benfica striker Darwin Nunez this summer as they look to rebuild their squad for their new era under Erik ten Hag, and it has been reported that they have “initiated” contact with the Uruguayan.

According to reports, the Red Devils have spoken to Benfica and Nunez’s representatives over the possibility of a move this summer, with it being revealed that the striker could be signed to support Cristiano Ronaldo as a no.9,

Read the story in full HERE.

Man Utd have reportedly "initiated" contact with Benfica and Darwin Nunez's representatives

Man Utd have reportedly “initiated” contact with Benfica and Darwin Nunez’s representatives

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Ruben Neves drops hint over future

Wolves midfielder Ruben Neves has been linked with a move away from the club this summer, with Manchester United said to be interested, and following his side’s 3-1 defeat to Liverpool on Sunday, he has cast doubts over his future in Bruno Lage’s side.

Neves has become one of the best midfielders in the league since winning promotion to the top flight with Wolves four years ago and is known for his passing range and eye for goal from long distance, and now he could be set for a move away from Molineux at the end of the season.

Speaking to The Athletic, he said: “Our careers are really short, we need to take the opportunities we have. Of course, all of us have dreams and we need to live those dreams in a short space of time. Let’s see what happens. I cannot say too much about it.”

Read the story in full HERE.

West Ham reignite Lingard interest

Manchester United midfielder Jesse Lingard is set to leave the club upon the expiry of his contract this summer after failing to agree on a new deal at Old Trafford, following his lack of first-team opportunities this season.

Lingard enjoyed a successful spell with the Hammers whilst on loan for the second part of last season, and despite heavy interest from Newcastle United as well, the England international could very well be heading back to east London this summer.

That’s according to the Daily Mail, who report that David Moyes’ side have made an early offer to Lingard in the hope of rejoining the club at the end of the season, as they hope to land him on a free transfer.

Read the story in full HERE.

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