Joel Glazer pens open later to fans, Erling Haaland £150m transfer war, Pogba contract LATEST, Harry Kane £90m EXCLUSIVE

MAN UTD are preparing a £90m transfer bid for England captain Harry Kane, as the Glazer family look to placate angry fans.

Meanwhile Dortmund are now reportedly willing to sell Jadon Sancho for £85m – the fee United were willing to pay for the winger last summer.

On the pitch, United are through to the Europa League final after beating Roma 8-5 across two thrilling legs.

They face Villarreal in the final and it will be Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's first final as the club's boss.

Get all the latest Man Utd news and transfer updates here…

  • Joshua Jones

    GOOD MORNING RED DEVILS FANS

    Joel Glazer says he will meet with Man Utd’s Fan Forum at the end of the season following Sunday’s protests.

    Glazer wrote in an open letter: “I want to acknowledge the need for change, with deeper consultation with you as our main fan representative body across a range of important issues, including the competitions we play in.

    “We also recognise the importance of fan and football interests being embedded in key decision-making processes at every level of the club, and we are open to constructive discussions on how to reinforce that principle.

    “We will reach out to members of the forum to schedule a meeting in which I shall participate as soon as possible after the final game of the season."

    Glazer also vowed to invest in Old Trafford and the Carrington training complex – as well as Man United's squad.

    But his comments received a lukewarm reception from the Man Utd Supporters Trust, who said they want actions and not words.

    Meanwhile, Paul Pogba is yet to discuss a new United contract, it has been reported.

    The Frenchman’s deal expires at the end of next season after the Red Devils enacted an optional 12-month extension to the deal he signed in 2016.

    And, according to Sky Sports, United have not opened talks over a renewal with Pogba focused on a successful end to the season.

    Finally, Sky have also revealed there could be ‘war’ between Erling Haaland’s representatives and Borussia Dortmund this summer.

    The German club reportedly want £150million for the reported Man Utd target, regardless of whether they qualify for the Champions League.

    But agent Mino Raiola has already talked openly about a move and Dortmund finishing outside the top four in Bundesliga could heighten that push.

  • Anthony Chapman

    EXCLUSIVE BY JUSTIN ALLEN

    Wayne Rooney has promised he will manage Derby in League One next season if they are relegated on Saturday.

    Man United icon Rooney told SunSport: “Yes, 100 per cent. My focus and commitment is to Derby County. 

    “They’ve given me this opportunity to be a manager and I’m committed whatever the outcome is.

    “I’m never one to walk away from a challenge. I want to push this club forward.”

    Wayne Rooney will not abandon Derby if they go down
  • Anthony Chapman

    EXCLUSIVE BY TOM BARCLAY

    Inter Miami are ready to rival Watford for Ashley Young should he exit Inter Milan.

    Ex-England star Young, 35, won Serie A with the Italian giants this season but his current contract expires this summer.

    Watford are keen on bringing back their former academy product in what would be an emotional homecoming ahead of their return to the Premier League.

    But David Beckham’s MLS franchise Miami also fancy signing the versatile veteran, who won the Premier League in 2013 with Manchester United.

    Inter Miami are chasing Ashley Young
  • Anthony Chapman

    KEEP LOOKING

    Jose Mourinho is reportedly eyeing up a move for Manchester United keeper David De Gea, according to reports.

    The Portuguese manager was announced as the Italian club Roma's successor to Paulo Fonseca earlier this week, just two weeks after he was sacked by Tottenham.

    And according to Todofichajes one of the first transfers he wants to make as Roma manager is the acquisition of 30-year-old De Gea.

    De Gea has recently been out of favour at Old Trafford following the promotion of Dean Henderson to the No1 spot.

    Jose Mourinho could sign David De Gea for Roma
  • Anthony Chapman

    SOL DESTROYING

    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has slammed the decision to make Manchester United play twice in 48 hours to solve their fixture mayhem.

    The Red Devils must face Leicester on Tuesday before the rearranged Liverpool clash on Thursday, which was delayed by fan protests.

    And the boss said: "It’s unheard of. It’s made by people who have never played football at this level.

    "It’s physically impossible for the players. We have not been dealt a good hand.

    "We are going to need everyone for these four games. It’s a short turnaround but we have to be ready."

    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has hit out at his side's crazy fixture pile up
  • Anthony Chapman

    REBEL ALLIANCE

    The Premier League's Big Six have agreed to multi-million pound fines from Uefa – as a condition of being allowed back into European football.

    Uefa chiefs confirmed they had agreed “reintegration measures” with the nine clubs – including Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Spurs, City and United.

    As a condition of the deal, the nine – completed by AC Milan, Inter and Atletico Madrid – will share a slap on the wrist £13m “goodwill” payment to be ploughed into youth and grassroots football, including in the UK.

    But all nine, who Uefa said had “acknowledged their mistake”, also agreed to give up five per cent of the money they would have received from Uefa for their next European campaign.

    And they agreed they would face massive fines of £87m if they joined any future breakaway, or £43.5m if they merely committed to any such new league.

    Nine of the 'Dirty Dozen' have been punished by Uefa for their role in the ESL
  • Anthony Chapman

    SANCHO HOPE

    Borussia Dortmund will reportedly be open to selling Jadon Sancho for £80million this summer.

    Sky Sports detail Manchester United’s interest in the winger, with three other clubs for company.

    The England star is said to want Champions League football next year, something Borussia may be unable to provide amid their Bundesliga top-four battle.

    Man Utd target Jadon Sancho could be sold this summer
  • Anthony Chapman

    KOUL STORY

    Man Utd, City and Barcelona have 'requested' to buy Kalidou Koulibaly.

    And Napoli could lose the Senegal centre-back for as little as £43million, compared to last summer's £90m valuation.

    Gazzetta claims the Italians have received several approaches for their star defender.

    And with Koulibaly’s deal expiring in 2023, Napoli cannot demand an eye-watering fee like last year.

    Man Utd and others have started enquiries for Kalidou Koulibaly
  • Anthony Chapman

    MOUR DEALS

    Jose Mourinho has drawn up a six-man transfer shortlist – with one from Man United – as he sets his sights on bringing in a number of new faces to Roma.

    Il Messaggero claims top of his list is Lille midfielder Renato Sanches and Wolves striker Raul Jimenez.

    Mourinho is also eager to raid old side Spurs for Eric Dier and Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg.

    Another former club in Manchester United could receive a bid for Nemanja Matic.

    And Mourinho’s final target is Real Madrid playmaker Isco.

    Jose Mourinho has six targets for Roma
  • Anthony Chapman

    FANDEMIC

    Joel Glazer’s words have received a lukewarm reception from the Man Utd Supporters Trust, who want actions and not words.

    In a statement, MUST said: “The response could in theory – and we emphasise in theory only – be a change in direction and approach by the owners versus their silence and disregard for communication over the last 16 years. 

    “We will, however, determine our position based on the resulting actions rather than these words alone. We have seen empty words too many times previously. 

    “We will seek a mandate from our members and from the wider fanbase before proceeding. We only wish to engage in this process should our supporters want us to. 

    “The onus remains on the club to put right the problems of the past, not just the European Super League but the overall lack of communication and consultation by the owners. 

    “Our primary objective remains to ensure a supporter share scheme is put in place which carries equal voting rights to the shares held by the Glazer Family.”

    MUST have delivered a response to Joel Glazer
  • Anthony Chapman

    STADIUM ARCADIUM

    Joel Glazer also vowed to invest in Old Trafford and the Carrington training complex – as well as Man United's squad.

    Glazer added: “Our top priority is, and will always be, competing for the most important trophies, playing entertaining football with a team comprised of top-quality recruits and some of the world’s best homegrown talent. 

    “Success on the field must be underpinned by solid foundations off it. We have supported sustained investment in the team over many years, and that will continue this summer. 

    “We recognise that we will need to significantly increase investment in Old Trafford and our training complex to ensure that the club’s facilities remain among the best in Europe."

    Joel Glazer has promised to invest in Old Trafford
  • Anthony Chapman

    GLAZER OFFER

    Joel Glazer says he will meet with Man Utd’s Fan Forum at the end of the season following Sunday’s protests.

    Glazer wrote in an open letter: “I want to acknowledge the need for change, with deeper consultation with you as our main fan representative body across a range of important issues, including the competitions we play in. 

    “We also recognise the importance of fan and football interests being embedded in key decision-making processes at every level of the club, and we are open to constructive discussions on how to reinforce that principle.

    “We will reach out to members of the forum to schedule a meeting in which I shall participate as soon as possible after the final game of the season. “

  • Marc Mayo

    NEXT UP

    It is Aston Villa away on the horizon for Manchester United.

    The trip to Villa Park kicks off live on Sky at 2.05pm on Sunday, May 9.

    And there is some good news for the visitors as Dean Smith has confirmed Jack Grealish will miss the match.

  • Marc Mayo

    GDANSK CALLING

    Donny van de Beek earned a rare start in last night’s game and looked forward to the Europa League final on Twitter.

    The Dutchman made the most passes in Roma’s half of any Manchester United player last night (31) and enjoyed a better passing accuracy (81.4%) than Bruno Fernandes.

  • Marc Mayo

    SEMPER FI

    Harry Maguire is among the Premier League stars reportedly in talks to sign up to an eSports company.

    Semper Fortis Esports, valued at £14million on the stock exchange, are said by Evening Standard to be on the verge of bringing in the defender as a brand ambassador.

    Everton’s Dominic Calvert-Lewin is also named as being in discussions.

    Former Football League chairman Keith Harris is chairman of the British company.

  • Marc Mayo

    AMAZING JOURNEY

    One of the Roma players to feature against Manchester United last night had taken a very difficult journey to get there.

    Ebrima Darboe left Gambia along while still a teenager and spent time in a Libyan refugee camp having passed through human traffickers.

    He made it to Sicily via boat before making a name for himself in the Italian game, and making his debut for Roma on the weekend.

    Darboe said yesterday: “I was nervous when I was coming on.

    "Four or five years ago I was in Africa, watching players on the TV – and today I was out there playing against some of them. So, I was very excited about that.

    "I've had a pretty unusual time. It's true that I had to go through a long journey, that was a bit tough, in order to get here, but since I have been here [in Italy] my life has changed."

    Credit: AFP
  • Marc Mayo

    AWARDS

    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer leads the Premier League Manager of the Month nominees for April.

    Marcelo Bielsa, Sam Allardyce and Steve Bruce also feature on the shortlist, which will be voted for by fans until next Friday.

    Meanwhile, Mason Greenwood and Jesse Lingard are among those nominated for April’s Premier League Player of the Month.

    The shortlist also includes Stuart Dallas, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Kelechi Iheanacho, Allan Saint-Maximin and Chris Wood.

  • Marc Mayo

    OBLAK ONUS

    Jan Oblak would be keen on a move to a top English side this summer, according to reports.

    ESPN claim the Atletico Madrid goalkeeper's camp want to draw interest from the Premier League after seven years in Spain.

    But the LaLiga club hold a £104million release clause on the star shot-stopper.

    Manchester United have previously been linked to Oblak.

  • Marc Mayo

    PUSH & PAUL

    Paul Pogba is yet to discuss a new Manchester United contract, it has been reported.

    The Frenchman’s deal expires at the end of next season after the Red Devils enacted an optional 12-month extension to the deal he signed in 2016.

    And, according to Sky Sports, United have not opened talks over a renewal with Pogba focused on a successful end to the season.

  • Marc Mayo

    HARG TO ARGUE

    Owen Hargreaves has urged Manchester United to focus their attentions elsewhere amid their push for Erling Haaland.

    Both the Norwegian and Harry Kane are said to be interesting the Red Devils for a mega-money move.

    But former star Hargreaves reckons a new deal for Edinson Cavani plus two other signings are better value for money.

    He told BT: "Get [Cavani] to sign a new deal, there’s no transfer fee then – obviously there are big wages – but then I think you can spend elsewhere.

    "I think they need a right-winger, whether that’s Jadon Sancho or Raphinha from Leeds or somebody like that.

    "Declan Rice for the base of midfield to get the best out of Pogba and Fernandes, I’d love to see that and another centre-back. You could spend that Haaland or Kane money on three players."

  • Marc Mayo

    SIGN HIM UP

    Edinson Cavani showed exactly why Manchester United want to keep him for another season last night, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said.

    The Uruguayan’s stunning performance in the semi-final versus Roma left the manager thrilled.

    He said afterwards: “It was always going to be an open game because they had to score goals and that was going to make it a chance for us to create chances.

    “I think both teams could have scored five more, so it could have been 6-6, 7-6, it could have been a different scoreline.

    “But for me now the main thing is we’re in a final, we know we have to play better than this but we’re here because we’ve had a centre forward who has scored four goals during the tie, during the two legs.

    “Edinson’s shown again why we want to keep him at Old Trafford.”

  • Marc Mayo

    WAR GAMES

    Sky Sports have revealed there could be ‘war’ between Erling Haaland’s representatives and Borussia Dortmund this summer.

    The German club reportedly want £150million for the striker, regardless of whether they qualify for the Champions League.

    But agent Mino Raiola has already talked openly about a move and Dortmund finishing outside the top-four in Bundesliga could heighten that push.

    Real Madrid, Barcelona, Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea are all credited with wanting to sign Haaland.

    Credit: EPA
  • Marc Mayo

    TOP MARCS

    Marcelo Bielsa has praised the ‘competitiveness’ of English football as the reason behind three of this year’s four European finalists being from the Premier League.

    The Leeds boss said: “The refereeing in England can be better or worse, but they always try to ensure the rules favour the game. 

    “This helps the structure. It can’t be better – considering, for example, the pitches and to not even talk about the influence of the fans who don’t just prize the victory.

    “Its financial power is not the determining factor.

    “The greatness in the English game is in the competitiveness of the leagues and the assimilation of the natural results.”

  • Marc Mayo

    MEMORY LANE

    Here is some of the best social media reaction from Manchester United’s stars as they looked forward to another Europa League final.

  • Marc Mayo

    SOL DESTROYING

    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has slammed the decision to make Manchester United play twice in 48 hours to solve their fixture mayhem.

    The Red Devils must face Leicester on Tuesday before the rearranged Liverpool clash on Thursday, which was delayed by fan protests.

    And the boss said: "It’s unheard of. It’s made by people who have never played football at this level.

    "It’s physically impossible for the players. We have not been dealt a good hand.

    "We are going to need everyone for these four games. It’s a short turnaround but we have to be ready."

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