Manchester United have been very busy this summer, bringing in no less than five first team players.
Memphis Depay, Matteo Darmian, Morgan Schneiderlin, Bastian Schweinsteiger, and Sergio Romero have all signed for the Red Devils so far, and more arrivals are expected before the transfer window closes.
Moreover, United have trouble with outgoings. David De Gea has been at the centre of a transfer saga involving Real Madrid, and Victor Valdes has been told he can leave by manager Louis van Gaal.
Here is the round up of today’s news…
5) Louis van Gaal reveals David de Gea comments
The Dutchman has claimed that the 24-year-old requested to not play during the furore over his future at the club [Daily Express]. The Spain international told goalkeeping coach Frans Hoek that he was unwilling to take his place in the side.
“We’ve talked with him and he was fully agreed with our decision,” said the Dutchman, “We have a goalkeeping coach, Frans Hoek, so I’m not doing everything alone. Frans had a meeting with David and he asked him, ‘Do you want to play?’ The answer was no.”