Manchester United Transfer News Roundup: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Wants New Striker This Summer, Red Devils Ready To Make Paul Pogba The Club’s Highest Paid Player & More

United manchester They look forward to continuing their brilliant away form when they visit Southampton this weekend. The Red Devils could turn to both Jadon Sancho and Raphael Varane for the game.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has reiterated his happiness with the current squad, but there is no denying that the Norwegian would like to have a couple more players before the end of the summer.

Manchester United are looking to further strengthen their attack this month. The Red Devils are also hoping to convince Paul Pogba to stay.

In that vein, let’s take a look at Manchester United’s top transfer stories since August 19, 2021.


Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants a new striker this summer

The 2021/22 season is expected to be Edinson Cavani
The 2021/22 season is expected to be Edinson Cavani’s last at Old Trafford

Manchester United are looking to sign a new forward this summer, according to Caught offside via The Telegraph. The Red Devils have already invested heavily in Jason Sancho, but they would like to bring in a number nine if a suitable target is available.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was previously expected to push forward his striker requirements until next summer after Edinson cavani agreed to a one-year extension.

The Norwegian also has Mason Greenwood waiting in line. The 19-year-old is garnering rave reviews at Manchester United and has already found the back of the net in the first game of the season.

The Red Devils have their eyes on Erling Haaland and are expected to join the race for the Norwegian’s signature next summer. However, Solskjaer will not turn down the opportunity to sign a new number nine this month.

Manchester United are likely to target a midfielder in the coming weeks, while the Red Devils have also been linked to a move for a right-back. Now it appears that a forward has also been added to that list. However, the names of the possible targets have yet to come to the fore.

Manchester United set to make Paul Pogba the club’s highest paid player

Manchester United have offered to make Paul Pogba the club's top earner
Manchester United have offered to make Paul Pogba the club’s top earner

Manchester United is willing to do Paul pogba the highest paid footballer of the club, according to Caught offside through Athletic. The Red Devils have reportedly offered the Frenchman a weekly salary of £ 400,000 as part of the new contract.

That would see Pogba overtake David de Gea, who makes around £ 375,000 a week and would become the top earner at Old Trafford.

Pogba has yet to respond to Manchester United’s proposal. However, the Red Devils remain hopeful that the Frenchman will commit to the club before the end of the month.

Manchester United are not interested in Aurelien Tchouameni

Manchester United are not interested in Aurelien Tchouameni
Manchester United are not interested in Aurelien Tchouameni

Manchester United are not working on an offer for Aurelien Tchouameni, according to Fabrizio Romano. The Red Devils are looking for reinforcements in midfield right now and have been linked with the Frenchman in recent days.

However, the Premier League giants are not talking to either the player’s representative or his club Monaco about a deal.

Manchester United hope to add a few more players to their roster before the end of this month. The Red Devils are interested in midfield reinforcements and have so far linked up with players like Ruben Neves, Saul Niguez and Edouard Camavinga.


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