The latest injury to Wayne Rooney likely won’t have the positive benefit for his Manchester United teammates that some pundits suspect. As Anthony Martial and Memphis Depay continue to struggle in the Premier League, Louis van Gaal has put forth a proposal to bring in at least one of several potential strikers.
With the Red Devils just a few points away from making a serious run at the title, a veteran like Arjen Robben or Edinson Cavani could provide at the very least an effective replacement for the injured captain – and at best a player to turn the season around.
Here is the Man United transfer roundup for Wednesday:
Arjen Robben fine where he is
Despite reports that Man United would be willing to spend a ton of money for the Bayern Munich veteran winger, Robben is apparently fine at Bayern Munich instead of reuniting with Louis van Gaal and Bastian Schweinsteiger. [Source: Manchester Evening News]
Red Devils racing for Aubameyang
Aubameyang has scored 25 times in his last 22 appearances for Borussia Dortmund and is a hot target in England and the rest of Europe.
The Daily Star reported that Man United are now in the race for the star forward but may have to start at £45 million just to be taken seriously.
Ander happy at Old Trafford
Unless Ander Herrera is lying, the Red Devils £28.8 million midfielder won’t be asking for a transfer in the immediate future. He wrote on Twitter, “Interview given last week. Very happy at Manchester United.”
This season Ander has two goals and two assists in nine Premier League appearances. [Source: The Independent]
Edinson Cavani a possibility
The Metro reported that PSG scoring machine Edinson Cavani could very well be available to the Red Devils this winter due to his frustration with his role for the Ligue 1 giants.
Cavani has scored double-digit goals in each of his last seven seasons, and at least 25 goals in each of his last five.
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