Old Trafford side look to do significant business in the tail end portion of the summer transfer window.
Man United boss Louis van Gaal appears desperate to complete a deal or two before the transfer window slams shut with the Daily Mail reporting on three deals that the Dutchman wants done this summer.
The Old Trafford side brought in Luke Shaw and Ander Herrera from Southampton and Athletic Bilbao respectively, deals that were completed early in the summer window, however things have been eerily quiet in the signings department since for the best part of six weeks.
Chief executive Ed Woodward has been tasked with the job of getting deals done and many may feel that he is not doing nearly as good a job as his predecessor David Gill.
Angel di Maria (Real Madrid)
Man United are ready to invest as much as £100m into a deal to bring in the 26 year old Argentine winger, such is their desire to bring in a ‘Marquee’ capture.
The Premier League side will offer Real Madrid £50m for the wide-man and have drawn up a wage package worth £200k a week, amounting to as much as £52m over the life-span of the five year contract.
One imagines that van Gaal consideres the former Benfica man as a far more suitable wide attacking option than the likes of Nani, Ashley Young, Danny Welbeck and Luis Antonio Valencia and is as such keen to offer big money to acquire his services.