Man United gossip: £2.51bn bid mooted as Red Devils prepare record breaking striker bid

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Friday’s biggest Manchester United news and transfer gossip.

Harry Kane

Manchester United will step up their bid to sign Tottenham striker Harry Kane, 22, after they failed to score in 120 minutes in the League Cup defeat by Middlesbrough, according to The Sun.

United would be willing to splash the cash but ambitious Spurs do not want to sell their most prized asset — at any price.

Nicolas Gaitan

Manchester United and Liverpool target Nicolas Gaitan, 27, is ready to sign a new contract at Benfica, the Daily Star reports.

It was claimed over the summer that the 27-year-old was shoe-in for a switch to the Premier League as Liverpool joined United in the chase for his services.

Angel Di Maria Manchester United

Paris St-Germain’s former Manchester United winger Angel di Maria, 27, says he never wanted to join the Old Trafford club, according to Marca.

Old Trafford

A group of Chinese investors are set to launch a £2.51 billion bid for a stake in Manchester United and have already made contact with the Red Devils, claim reports in the Metro.

The unnamed group are said to be in contact with the Glazer family over buying a stake in the Old Trafford club, though the report doesn’t specify how much they are targeting.

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