Manchester United are known to be pursuing the signature of at least one centre-back in this January transfer window, but as the deadline looms then that was looking unlikely. However today, Sam Pilger, who writes for FourFourTwo and The Times, has said that United have been given ‘promising signs’ that Hummels could sign before Monday’s deadline.
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Manchester United’s centre-backs have looked bereft of confidence of late, and Louis van Gaal will be looking to bolster his options at the back with a swoop for Aleksandar Dragovic. According to The Metro, a £15million move for the Austrian is thought to be close.
Manchester United’s summer incomings haven’t been anywhere near as their outgoings this winter window so far, but that could all be about to change as Louis van Gaal tries to tempt Juan Cuadrado to Old Trafford, according to Sport Mediaset.
It looks as though Manchester United’s pursuit of Kevin Strootman will be put on hold until the summer at least, as the Dutch midfielder has been ruled out of action with a knee injury. The extent of the problem is yet to be determined, but it isn’t thought to be that serious.
Manchester United and Louis van Gaal could’ve just been handed a huge boost in pursuit of one of their defensive targets for this window, as Aymeric Laporte would be happy to join the club if his release clause is met, according to Sky Sports News’ Guillem Balague.
Manchester United have reportedly shown an interest in the strong Paris Saint-Germain centre-back, Marquinhos, in recent weeks, and Louis van Gaal could’ve just received a huge boost in pursuit of the Brazilian man. According to Sport, he is pushing for a move away from his current club.
Manchester United have missed out on reported defensive target, Gabriel Paulista, as he has been granted a work permit ahead of a move to fellow Premier League side Arsenal. Paulista, 24, has been in stunning form for Villareal this season, hence attracting the interest from several high profile sides.
Manchester United are closing in on their second signing of the January window, with the Daily Star reporting that a £20million deal for Nathaniel Clyne is close. The England international has made great strides in the footballing world this season, thoroughly impressing many of England’s top clubs.
Manchester United expected a Dutch overhaul of the squad in the summer, as Louis van Gaal was widely anticipated to bring in at least a few players who were part of his Holland side that managed to secure a third placed finish at the World Cup.
Manchester United are thought to be closing in on the signature of Basel defender Aleksandar Dragovic. The Austrian is thought to cost United somewhere around the £20million mark, as Van Gaal grows increasingly frustrated with the likes of Jonny Evans and Phil Jones.