Manchester United have given Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reassurance over his summer funds, while Bayern Munich are back on the tail of a Chelsea star, according to Wednesday’s papers.
WOODWARD GIVES SOLSKJAER BIG ASSURANCES
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been promised a marquee £100m signing this summer, while he could even reportedly be handed a £330m budget.
United boss Ole Gunner Solskjaer is ready to oversee a major overhaul of his squad at the end of the season, after the Red Devils missed out on Champions League football following their draw at Huddersfield on Sunday.
Defence is believed to be a major area that Solskjaer is looking to upgrade, with several top names mentioned as targets, which most recently included Leicester’s Harry Maguire.
According to the Daily Star, the Norwegian has been promised a bumper budget to help get the wheels in motion.
They state that Solskjaer will have £100m to spend on a big-name addition and £50m to spend on other targets, while that overall figure could rise to £330m should Paul Pogba and David De Gea depart.
Zinedine Zidane reportedly wants to bring his compatriot Pogba to Real Madrid, while De Gea’s recent poor form has seen his long-term future at the club called into jeopardy.
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Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reportedly slammed a number of his players in dressing room after Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Huddersfield Town at the John Smith’s Stadium. (The Sun)
Burnley are reportedly preparing to offer Gary Cahill a contract as the centre-back prepares to leave Chelsea. (Daily Mail)
Everton are reportedly facing a battle to sign Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma on a permanent deal, with the west London side keen on monitoring him in preseason. (Liverpool Echo)
Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi’s recovery from an Achilles tendon injury is progressing better than expected and Bayern Munich are back on his tail. (Sun)
Manchester United’s proposed £100million move for Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho is off after the Premier League side failed to qualify for the Champions League. (Mail)
The Premier League will have identical trophies and medals at the games involving Liverpool and Manchester City on Sunday. (Telegraph)
Chelsea have already rejected two bids from Real Madrid for Belgium international Eden Hazard. (Mirror)
Manchester City are hopeful centre-back Vincent Kompany will stay at the club by signing a one-year contract extension following his heroics on Monday night. (Times)
Scotland winger Ryan Fraser expects to be at Bournemouth next season, despite interest from Arsenal. (Mirror)
Roma could instead offer current Blues boss Maurizio Sarri the chance to return to Italy this summer. (Telegraph)
Fulham’s Dutch winger Ryan Babel is set for a move to Turkish side Galatasaray on a free transfer. (Sun)
Former Chelsea youngster Josh McEachran will leave Brentford when his contract expires at the end of June, the club has confirmed.
Derby have announced the signing of Aberdeen skipper Graeme Shinnie on a three-year contract.
Newcastle United midfielder Isaac Hayden is determined to leave the club this summer, having failed to force a move away last August. (Telegraph)