Transfer Balls: Manchester United lost £50m in Pogba, Morgan Schneiderlin and Ilkay Gundogen horror show
The Metro’s Jamie Sanderson has news that Manchester United and Morgan Schneiderlin have reached an agreement.
The inference is surely that Southampton’s French star is leaving the Saints for Old Trafford, Ilkay Gundogen is on his way and United are bidding for Pogba, a player who has already left them for a great career at Juventus.
Manchester United are set to be one of the busiest clubs in the transfer market this summer. The club have £100million to splash on new players, and, after confirming the signing of Memphis Depay, are looking for other options.
£100m. But just one earlier the Metro told us that Manchester United had £150 in the kitty:
That budget is falling fast in The Metro.
Untroubled by reporting in his own apper, Sanderson ploughs on.
And if these rumours are true, it won’t be long before new players join him.
Schneiderlin is believed to have agreed terms with United despite strong links with Arsenal this summer.
Believed by whom?
United were reported two weeks ago to have finalised an agreement to bring in Gundogan from Borrusia Dortmund.
But they didn’t. Those reports were wrong.
United have made no secret of the fact they’re keen to bring Pogba back to Old Trafford. And they’re now doing something about it, with claims suggesting a £60.6million bid is about to go in to get him signed up.
Or as The Metro put it one day ago:
Such are the facts in The Metro, now rivalling the Daily Express and Daily Star as the biggest sources of utter Transfer Balls in the game.