Wednesday’s biggest Man United news and transfer gossip.
Barcelona have no intention of selling Brazil forward Neymar, 23, to Manchester United even if they bring in Paris St-Germain frontman Ezequiel Lavezzi, 30, the Daily Mirror reports.
United had been linked with the Brazilian over the summer, but it now looks as though the move is a no go anyway.
Manchester United are watching 19-year-old Red Star Belgrade midfielder Marko Grujic, who is also being monitored by Chelsea, the Daily Mail reports.
United are laying plans for the future with Michael Carrick and Bastian Schweinsteiger in the twilight stage of their careers.
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says his side will be at a disadvantage for Sunday’s derby with Manchester City as they are in Moscow in the Champions League, with their rivals at home, according to The Guardian.
Louis van Gaal could hand exciting youngsters Sean Goss and Regan Poole their first-team debuts against CSKA Moscow after the pair were promoted to Manchester United’s first-team training today, the Metro reports.
Goss, 18, was a surprise inclusion on the Red Devils’ tour of the United States this summer and signed a four-year deal with the club in August.
Wayne Rooney insists Manchester United can become a major force both domestically and in Europe once again, the Daily Star reports.
Rooney and United head back to the city where the club enjoyed one of their best ever nights this evening.