Manchester United transfer rumours: Sheikh Jassim’s plan revealed; new jewel in midfield; Mason Mount bidding war
Harry Kane and Mason Mount are just two of the names on offer for a big addition at Old Trafford, with a forward certainly high on Erik ten Hag’s wish list.
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Ten Hag’s desire for a new striker has seen Tottenham’s Kane move ahead of Victor Osimhen on United’s wish list Sky Sports. Mount and Declan Rice are mentioned as other top targets.
The Napoli striker would cost around £130million, not far from Kane’s potential price tag should he decide to leave Spurs.
Helping the Red Devils in the event of a possible takeover of the club by Sheikh Jassim is a requirement of The sun that the Qataris would abolish an alleged “Cristiano Ronaldo rule” on the wage structure.
Since the departure of Ronaldo and his salary in the region of £450,000 a week, there has reportedly been a cap of around £200,000 a week. Should Jassim succeed in his bid to buy United, that virtue would be a thing of the past.
Fabrizio Romano has reported that Chelsea are hoping to start a mount bidding war between Arsenal and United.
Bayern Munich and Liverpool are also in the game for the midfielder, whose contract at Stamford Bridge has one year left but has yet to fully impress United legend Paul Scholes.
“Look, I like Mason Mount… is he doing enough?” Scholes told Premier League Productions.
“I expected him to score goals in big games, score a lot more goals, win the games, he just didn’t really pick up from there. I think a change of club might not be bad for him.”
Belgian teenager Vermeeren has been on Barcelona’s radar due to interest from Man United.
According to the Spanish outlet Jijantes, via SportsThe 18-year-old Royal Antwerp talent is wanted as the long-term successor to Sergio Busquets at the Camp Nou.
However, United have reportedly already started talks over a deal at the behest of manager Ten Hag. Vermeeren is valued at around £7million.
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