Man Utd offered Dybala for Pogba SWAP, Shaw tipped for England start, Muller hints at Bayern exit – transfer LATEST

MANCHESTER UNITED target Thomas Muller has opened the door to a possible Bayern Munich exit.

While we have the latest on Paul Pogba plus Atletico's £103m asking price for Marcos Llorente.

And Ashley Cole has tipped Luke Shaw to start for England at Euro 2020 ahead of Ben Chilwell.

Stay up to date with our blog, below, for all the latest from Old Trafford…

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  • Josh Graham

    NUMBER WAN

    Manchester United's Aaron Wan-Bissaka should be in the England squad ahead of Chelsea's Reece James, according to Troy Deeney.

    The Watford skipper is a big fan of the former Crystal Palace ace's defensive abilities.

    Aaron Wan-Bissaka has been overlooked by EnglandCredit: Getty

    Deeney told talkSPORT: "It’s not personal, just an opinion; I don’t think Reece James goes over Wan-Bissaka. I don’t think he should have been in this squad over Wan-Bissaka.

    "He doesn’t always start for Chelsea, that’s a main one. But I just think Wan-Bissaka is so good defensively.

    “You can say what you want about him with the ball, but when it comes to the nitty-gritty you’re going to need someone who will clamp down on their winger, know his role, do his job, get the ball and give it to the better players – that’s what you need in those situations.

    “I’d back him or Kyle Walker because he’s so fast. But I’d have Wan-Bissaka."

  • Josh Graham

    DAN THE CLUBMAN

    Manchester United winger Dan James shut down claims he grew up a fan of arch rivals Liverpool.

    The Welsh speedster signed for the Red Devils for £15million in summer 2019.

    Dan James didn't support Liverpool as a kid but did follow ChelseaCredit: Getty

    And the 23-year-old recalled how a Sky Sports pundit claimed he was a Reds fan as a youngster.

    But James actually grew up a Chelsea supporter and he said: "When I signed for United, I can’t remember who it was, one of the Sky Sports [pundits] said: ‘he supports Liverpool’.

    "I was thinking I don’t support Liverpool, but I never wanted to come out and say I supported Chelsea as a youngster.

    "When I started playing for Swansea it [Chelsea] was the team I followed, but you don’t end up supporting them really."

  • Josh Graham

    SHAW THING

    Former Chelsea defender Ashley Cole has backed Luke Shaw to be Gareth Southgate's England left-back at the delayed Euro 2020 tournament.

    Cole – who bagged over 100 caps for the Three Lions – reckons Shaw is just ahead of Stamford Bridge ace Ben Chilwell.

    Luke Shaw is fighting to be England's No1 left-backCredit: EPA

    Shaw started the 2-0 win over Albania on Sunday while Chilwell began the 5-0 win over San Marino in midweek.

    On ITV, Cole said: "I think it’s a tight one between Shaw who I think is just pipping it at the minute.

    "I think he is playing more consistently for Manchester United, whereas Chilwell – some days he plays [for Chelsea] and some days he doesn’t.

    "I think at the moment Shaw is in the lead. But who knows?

    "Going into the last games of the Premier League season, who can hold their nerve and keep that consistency up before the squad gets announced.”

  • Josh Graham

    MAKING THEIR MARC

    Manchester United have joined Tottenham and Liverpool in the race for RB Leipzig captain Marcel Sabitzer.

    The 27-year-old Austrian, who captains the high-flying Bundesliga side, is catching the eye of several Premier League teams with his performances this season.

    And now Bild have reported that the Red Devils are keen to bring the midfielder to the club in the summer window.

    Sabitzer has made it clear to Leipzig he would like to leave at the end of the season and he appears to be eyeing a move to England.

    Since signing with the German outfit in 2014, he has played 219 times and scored 50 goals.

    He has also spearheaded the club's charge up the table as they are now challenging for the Bundesliga title in second place – four points behind Bayern Munich.

  • Josh Graham

    AWKWARD

    Anthony Martial was involved in an awkward moment with Kylian Mbappe as he hobbled off injured for France last night.

    The Manchester United star started for his country ahead of the PSG man against Kazakhstan in their World Cup qualifier.

    Martial's lack of handshake left Mbappe baffledCredit: Twitter

    Following the 1-1 midweek draw with Ukraine, French boss Didier Deschamps opted for Martial in his starting XI instead of Mbappe.

    And he was rewarded as the 25-year-old set-up Ousmane Dembele for the opening goal of the 2-0 win after a great pass by his club-mate Paul Pogba.

    However, Martial’s appearance was cut short just before the hour mark when he suffered a blow.

    He was replaced by Mbappe, who later missed a penalty, but as his countryman went to give him the customary handshake, Martial failed to respond.

  • Josh Graham

    IMPACT SUBS

    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is doing something right with his tactical subs as United's reserves are the most prolific off the bench.

  • Josh Graham

    KON THE WAY

    Liverpool are reportedly finalising a deal to bring highly-rated RB Leipzig centre-back Ibrahima Konate to the club this summer.

    The 21-year-old has caught the attention of several Premier League sides with his impressive displays for the German outfit.

    Ibrahima Konate is being linked with a move to Liverpool from RB LeipzigCredit: Getty

    Man Utd, Chelsea and Arsenal have all been trying to acquire the services of Konate.

    But according to The Athletic it is Liverpool who are closing in on putting pen to paper.

    Journalist David Ornstein has revealed that the Reds have made 'significant progress' when it comes to a deal for Konate.

    It is thought Jurgen Klopp's side will be forced to pay a minimum of £34million in order to trigger the Frenchman's release clause.

  • Josh Graham

    RED DEM-VIL

    Manchester United are 'in contact' with Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele and 'preparing a summer transfer bid', according to reports.

    The Frenchman is currently under contract at the Catalan club until 2022 and Barca boss Ronald Koeman is keen to keep the attacker.

    But Sport have reported that Man Utd are ready to swoop in and claim Dembele by turning his head at the end of the season.

    Barca are currently trying to lower their wage bill due to financial problems at the club.

    Mundo Deportivo believe the club and player are in negotiations over a fresh deal to keep him at the Nou Camp.

    However, if Dembele's salary expectations cannot be met then Man Utd are poised to strike and offer a transfer fee for the forward this summer.

    The Red Devils see him as a possible alternative to Jadon Sancho, who they have been trying to sign for some time.

  • Josh Graham

    KEANE TO IMPRESS

    Micah Richards revealed he won Roy Keane's 'respect' and relishes making his punditry colleague 'uncomfortable' on TV.

    Richards and the Manchester United icon have formed an unlikely bromance together as analysts for Sky Sports.

    Roy Keane and Micah Richards work together for Sky SportsCredit: Getty

    Retired Richards, 32, said on the Match of the Day: Top 10 podcast: "Roy's a legend of the game.

    "And when I'm initially going to work with someone I don't get nervous – I never get nervous – but you've got respect for people and that's the way it should be.

    "I've seen his clips and he used to destroy people left, right and centre. The first clip that did the rounds was where I said I'd burst on the scene as a defender, that's the one that went viral, and he said he didn't know any defenders that had burst on the scene.

    "I said, 'Hold on, hold on, I'm the youngest ever defender for England, won the Premier League and won the FA Cup' and at that moment he was like 'OK' – I earned a little bit of his respect.

    "After that I just loved working with him because I can never compete with Roy Keane as a player, or his medals, but I can make him feel uncomfortable on camera, and that's my strength."

  • Josh Graham

    MARTIAL LAW

    Manchester United's Anthony Martial came off injured in France's 2-0 win over Kazakhstan.

    The forward assisted Ousmane Dembele's 19th minute opener with a clever turn and pass.

    Anthony Martial was replaced after receiving treatmentCredit: AFP

    But the Red Devils star was replaced by Kylian Mbappe after 59 minutes having received treatment for an injury blow.

    Martial appeared to jar his knee with his studs caught in the artificial pitch.

  • Josh Graham

    CANDY KANE

    Manchester United legend Roy Keane believes Harry Kane has to LEAVE Tottenham this summer if he wants ‘to win big prizes’ amid links with the Red Devils and Real Madrid.

    England skipper Kane, 27, is yet to win a single piece of silverware with Spurs but that could end if Jose Mourinho’s men beat Pep Guardiola’s quadruple-chasing Manchester City in next month’s Carabao Cup final.

    Harry Kane was urged to leave Spurs if he wants to win trophiesCredit: AP

    But the chances of Tottenham winning a major trophy in the near future look slim following some dismal performances in the Premier League and Europe.

    Kane’s north London contract runs until 2024 and he is reportedly valued at £150million by Spurs.

    On ITV after Kane scored in the Three Lions' 2-0 win over Albania on Sunday, Keane said: "If you’re in his shoes and it comes to the summer, I think the guy has to move on to really win the big prizes.

    “He’s not going to do it at Tottenham. He wouldn’t be the first player to sign a contract and then want to leave a year or so later.

    “Mourinho might have to say, ‘he keeps making these noises, let’s take the money and move on’.”

  • Jack Figg

    GOOD MORNING RED DEVILS FANS

    Manchester United are one of six clubs set to be offered Juventus forward Paulo Dybala.

    United target Marcos Llorente's asking price has been set at £103million with Atletico Madrid playing hard ball for their highly-rated midfielder.

    The Red Devils have held talks with AC Milan over a permanent move for defender Diogo Dalot.

    United suffered an injury scare after forward Anthony Martial limped off the pitch during France's win over Kazakhstan.

    David de Gea's future looks bleak at Old Trafford if he does not start the game against Brighton, according to a former United keeper.

    Paul Pogba has finally got his £300,000 Rolls Royce back – after leaving it in a police car pound for months.

    Former Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo has been slated for his angry antics during Portugal's draw with Serbia.

    SunSport readers have voted Roy Keane as the Premier League's greatest captain ahead of Chelsea's John Terry.

    Bruno Fernandes claims he could not choose between midfielders Paul Scholes and Roy Keane, insisting he would select both in his United dream team.

  • Simon Mail

    COULDN'T CAR LESS

    Manchester United star Paul Pogba has finally got his £300,000 Rolls Royce back – after leaving it in a police car pound for months.

    The France midfielder ran up storage charges estimated at £5,500 as he left the car unclaimed for 270 days. 

    Paul Pogba's car has been in a police car pound for monthsCredit: Collect

    Pogba was stopped in his Wraith Black Badge near Manchester Airport in June because it had Monaco-registered plates.

    The World Cup-winner‘s car was put on a low loader and taken away, leaving him with a £150 towing bill.

    A source said: “It’s incredible to think Paul took so long to sort out getting his car back.

    “It’s not a little runaround — it’s a stunning limited edition £300,000 Rolls-Royce which anybody would love to sit in, let alone own.

    “Instead, it gathered dust because Paul took absolutely ages to sort the necessary paperwork.”

  • Simon Mail

    CAPTAIN FANTASTIC

    Roy Keane is the greatest Premier League captain in history, according to SunSport readers.

    We devised a poll asking readers to decide who wore the armband the best.

    Roy Keane was voted the best Premier League captainCredit: Hugh Routledge

    On the list were Arsenal's Tony Adams, Rio Ferdinand, Steven Gerrard, Keane, Vincent Kompany, Wes Morgan, John Terry and Patrick Vieira.

    Around 2,600 people had their say and there was a resounding winner.

    United's former hard man Keane took 36 per cent of the votes ahead of Terry in second who had 19 per cent.

    Kompany, who won 10 major domestic trophies, was third followed by Gerrard, Vieira and Adams who all had 9 per cent of votes.

  • Simon Mail

    UP FOR KEEPS

    Could David de Gea's time at Old Trafford be nearing an end?

    Former Manchester United goalkeeper Chris Turner thinks that will be the case if the Spaniard does not start against Brighton.

    David de Gea's future at Old Trafford is uncertainCredit: AFP

    Turner told the Mirror: "Henderson looks like he could be United’s keeper for the next 10 years.

    “I’m not sure when the shift will come, but if Dean keeps his place against Brighton after the international break the writing will be on the wall for De Gea.

    “Let’s be clear, though, De Gea has done nothing wrong. He is still a world-class keeper and has proved himself time and again."

  • Simon Mail

    RONBELIEVABLE

    Cristiano Ronaldo has been slated for his angry antics during Portugal’s draw in Serbia.

    The former Manchester United superstar slammed his captain’s armband down after his late goal was ruled out.

    Cristiano Ronaldo throws a stropCredit: AFP

    Former Portugal international Fernando Meira said: “It’s clearly a goal, but Ronaldo can’t throw the armband on the ground like that.

    “Cristiano’s reaction is natural, but it’s not acceptable from the national team captain.

    “You can’t throw the armband on the ground and head into the dressing room while the game is still going on.

    “It’s not acceptable behaviour for a player of his stature.”

  • Simon Mail

    KEANE ON THEM

    Bruno Fernandes could not choose between Paul Scholes and Roy Keane – so included them both in his dream Manchester United midfield.

    The United star backed himself to fit perfectly alongside the two Old Trafford veterans.

    Bruno Fernandes included Paul Scholes and Roy Keane in his dream teamCredit: Getty

    Answering a Q & A on the club website, Fernandes said: "This is a difficult one, eh? I think the most difficult until now. So, I don't know.

    "If I can have both, better, because I need the guy behind me kicking everyone and recovering balls, like Roy Keane does, and have the quality to give the balls to the guys up front."

  • Simon Mail

    HARD TO FERGET

    Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed his best and worst moments from his 26 years in charge of Manchester United.

    The greatest manager of all time had a few lows but mainly highs during his historic spell as boss of the Red Devils.

    Manchester United legend Sir Alex FergusonCredit: Getty Images – Getty

    Ferguson told the club website: "There are always going to be regrets, but the thing is always to look forward.

    "Tomorrow’s another day. I always did when we lost a game. The next day was better, without question.

    "But in terms of the regrets, the 1994 team I had, the back four all seemed to grow old together, and that’s a terrible thing to happen to the manager because these guys were fantastic for me."

    Reflecting on his best moment, Ferguson said: "Oh, the day we won the league for the first time. God almighty! I couldn’t get out the car park.

    "There were thousands of them. I went there in the afternoon because they wanted a photograph taken with the trophy and I went there at about 3pm.

    "There were thousands there and I couldn’t get out of my car, they were engulfing me. It was unbelievable."

  • Simon Mail

    ANT FEARS

    Anthony Martial limped off the pitch during France's latest win raising injury fears for Manchester United.

    The forward was forced off during France's World Cup qualifying win against Kazakhstan.

    Anthony Martial suffered an injury for FranceCredit: Getty

    The injury is a blow for United with a crucial run of fixtures coming up including their Europa League tie against Granada.

  • Dylan Terry

    MESMERISING MARTIAL

    Check out a Pogba-Martial-Dembele combination for France against Kazakhstan today.

  • Dylan Terry

    DYB-ING WAR

    Manchester United and City are among SIX clubs set to be offered Paulo Dybala as part of a sensational summer swap deal, according to reports.

    Juventus have long been keen to move on the Argentine international, 26, with the forward close to a move to Old Trafford in the summer of 2019.

  • Dylan Terry

    ATLETICO SET LLORENTE PRICE

    Atletico Madrid have reportedly set an asking price for Man Utd target Marcos Llorente.

    The Spanish winger will set the Red Devils back a whopping £103million, according to Marca.

    Man Utd fans – would you splash out on Llorente?

    Credit: Getty
  • Dylan Terry

    'PENALDO AND PERNANDES'

    Jose Enrique has jokingly ripped into former Manchester United player Cristiano Ronaldo and current Red Devil Bruno Fernandes.

    The post came after Diogo Jota was confirmed to be injured following his two goals for Portugal against Serbia on Saturday night.

    Enrique ribbed Ronaldo and Fernandes for what he deemed to be Jota 'carrying' the team.

    Check it out below.

  • Dylan Terry

    DALOT DEAL

    Manchester United and AC Milan have opened talks over the permanent transfer of Diogo Dalot.

    The 22-year-old is currently on-loan at the Serie A club from Old Trafford and has appeared 24 times this term.

    Now The Metro claims Milan have tabled a £12million offer to try to sign the Portuguese defender permanently.

    Dalot is happy in Italy and is believed he would be open to extending his stay there.

    However, Milan – like most teams across Europe – are struggling to splash huge sums on players, resulting in their bid being short of the £19m United handed over to Porto in the summer of 2018.

    He is on around £40,000-a-week, well within the wage structure Milan can afford with other team members on a lot more than him.

  • Dylan Terry

    VAN DE BEEK HELPS NETHERLANDS TO WIN

    Donny van de Beek helped Netherlands to a 2-0 win over Latvia last night.

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