The transfer window is now closed for the next four months, but already it seems as though Manchester United are beginning to plan their moves for the January transfer window – and even next summer, too. Kevin Strootman, Mats Hummels and the young Belgian Zakaria Bakkali all feature in todays transfer gossip.
Heres all the latest gossip from around the web, dated Friday 5th September 2014:
Manchester United are looking to bring Kevin Strootman to Old Trafford in January. [Times]
Mats Hummels is also on Van Gaal’s radar, but he admits it’ll be difficult to sign him within the next two windows. [Telegraph]
Arturo Vidal’s knee injury has flared up whilst in training with Chile. A bullet dodged?[The Football Faithful]
Manchester United are battling a host of Premier League clubs for the signature of Zakaria Bakkali. [Express]
United are also faced with competition in the form of Liverpool for Norwegian wonder kid Martin Odegaard. [Metro]