With the Red Devils set to embark on a huge few months in the transfer market, we look at five moves United are hoping to conclude before the new campaign gets under way in August …
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Mats Hummels (Borussia Dortmund)
The Daily Telegraph reports that new Red Devils head coach Louis van Gaal has already handed United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward a list of transfer targets that he wants to the club to go after between now and when the Dutchman officially takes up his role at Old Trafford in July.
And one of those names is said to be that of the Bundesliga outfit’s hugely talented Germany international, a centre back that Van Gaal knows well from his own time spent in charge of Bayern Munich.