MAN UTD are pressing on with their transfer business, with a first summer signing now confirmed in the shape of goalkeeper Radek Vitek.
Jadon Sancho and Sergej Milinkovic-Savic may also be closing in on moves, but Paul Pogba is reportedly considering buying himself out of his contract.
Follow all the latest gossip and news from Old Trafford below…
CARRA RATES RASH
Jamie Carragher reckons Marcus Rashford is a “brilliant” player, but not as good as Anfield frontman Sadio Mane.
Manchester Evening News say Carragher shared his views during a Twitter Q&A
The Liverpool icon was chatting to fans about his Premier League team of the season which included Mane but not Rashford.
Carragher said: “Rashford is brilliant, I think this season has shown that he looks and wants to play from the left. It was hard not to go with Mane who I think has been Liverpool's best player.”
Rashford has been in good form so far this season racking up 14 goals and four assists.
FIVE FOR CHOP?
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been tipped to axe five United players this summer.
The Red Devils' performances have improved prior to the suspension of Premier League matches.
And the Old Trafford boss is keen to keep the momentum going with a focus on bringing younger talents into the squad.
Jesse Lingard, Phil Jones and Alexis Sanchez are among the stars who could be facing the chop according to the Manchester Evening News.
MORNING MAN UTD FANS
The Red Devils are reportedly monitoring James Rodriquez's situation at Real Madrid and could use him as part of a deal for Paul Pogba, Spanish reports claim.
According to AS, former Porto and Monaco star James has two options – the Premier League and Serie A.
And the club are hoping to maintain their big summer spending plans despite the coronavirus pandemic.
According to Evening Standard, £290million worth of targets are being prioritised to strength United's attack.
Jadon Sancho and Jack Grealish are two players Solskjaer has reportedly identified, valued at £120m and £60m respectively, along with £80m Leicester star James Maddison and Birmingham teen Jude Bellingham, estimated to cost £30m.
Meanwhile, Foot Mercato claim Arsenal have joined Manchester United in the race for Bayern Munich midfielder Corintin Tolisso's signature.
It is understood the German outfit are keen to offload the 25-year-old at the end of the season.
In other news, Sadio Mane has revealed he was trying to impress Manchester United only weeks before he signed for Liverpool.
He told The Times: “We were thinking most about Manchester United.
“That was a tough time for me as I was on the bench so I was not thinking about anyone calling me but I was pleased [Klopp] did and was not thinking I was a rapper.”
And finally, Manchester United have reportedly triggered the one-year contract extension in Timothy Fosu-Mensah's contract.
The 22-year-old was approaching the final few months of his Old Trafford.
Former Man Utd defender Rafael has named his dream six-a-side team of team-mates he has played with.
Speaking to MUTV, he said: “Ooh, it's hard. I put Van der Sar in goal – sorry David [De Gea]!
“I have to put Van Der Sar. Ferdinand. I put Giggs on the left, he [can] score from the middle.
“[Cristiano] Ronaldo, [Wayne] Rooney and Antonio Valencia.”
Premier League clubs are reportedly set to be handed millions of pounds due to be awarded at the end of the season to help ease problems caused by the coronavirus outbreak.
According to The Times, 20 clubs agreed last week to release some of the funds that are paid out on a team’s final position in the table.
They claim that will see each club receive an advance ranging from several million for those at the bottom to a sum of over £20m for the top sides.
That also includes a chunk of cash expected to be awarded as “facility fees” – a figure paid for each time a club appears on a live TV broadcast.
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