Man Utd Round-Up: Done Deal, Battle For Inter Milan Defender, Napoli Key Man on Radar

By | August 11, 2020

Done Deal: Man Utd starlet completes move to Lille

Manchester United youngster Angel Gomes who has become a free agent this summer has finalise a move to Lille, however, will spend next campaign on loan with Portuguese club Boavista.

Gomes has put pen on a pape until 2025 with the Ligue 1 giants.

The 19-year-old came through the academy at Old Trafford and became the one of the most promising player since Duncan Edwards to feature for the first team back in May 2017, aged just 16.

The talented midfielder left Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team when his deal expired earlier this summer, having been at Old Trafford since the age of six.

Gomes’ appearances for the Red Devils were limited, making just 10 since his debut back in 2017.

A number of top teams including Premier League rivals Chelsea – had been rumoured with the England Under-20 international, however, the midfielder has decided on a move abroad.

Manchester United another star Alexis Sanchez has finalised a departure from Old Trafford, Chile international forward has agreed with the Red Devils to allow him and leave the team for free in order to continue his career with Inter Milan where he has shined lately being directly involved in 10 goals for Antonio Conte’s side.

Tottenham joined Manchester United in the race to sign Serie A defensive rock

Premier League giants Tottenham Hotspur set to hijack Manchester United move for Inter Milan defender Milan Skriniar, according to the reports.

The Slovakia international has established a reputation as one of the best centre-backs in Europe over the past couple of campaigns, however, Skriniar has only started one of Inter’s last four Serie A games in the most recent season.

Skriniar has been rumoured with moves to both Man City and Man Utd as of late, however, the two arch-rivals have reportedly been joined by Jose Mourinho’s side in the race and according to the reports, the Spurs are now favourites to get the deal done.

According to Tuttosport, the Spurs could look to use Inter’s supposed interest in Tanguy Ndombele to their advantage in talks with Italian giants, and a swap deal could be on the cards as Jose Mourinho looks to secure Skriniar’s services ahead of next season despite interest from Man Utd.

However, the report suggests that Skriniar’s future at San Siro is heavily dependent on the head-coach situation, and I Nerazzurri will be reluctant to sell the 25-year-old if Antonio Conte leaves team.

Skriniar has just under three years left to run on his current contract with Inter.

Man Utd planning surprise move for 23-year-old Napoli star

Napoli stopper Alex Meret has reportedly emerged as a shock transfer target for Manchester United.

Although the Red Devils are well stocked for options between the sticks, there is uncertainty over the futures of Spanish keeper, David de Gea, Dean Henderson and Sergio Romero.

While one of those keepers will be the Red Devils number one next campaign, the remaining two players may be open to departing from Old Trafford.

According to ESPN, that scenario has led to the Red Devils officials contemplating possible replacements ahead of next campaign.

Meret, who earned his first Italy cap back in November, made a total of 22 starts in the Italian top-tier during the most recent season.

The 23-year-old keeper still has three years left on his current deal at Stadio San Paolo.

Meanwhile, Manchester United could reportedly attempt to secure services of Leicester City stopper Kasper Schmeichel during the current summer transfer window.

David de Gea stays as the club’s number one keeper, however, the Spain international has seen his form dip over the last year, and he has made some high-profile mistakes in the recent weeks before the end of the 2019/20 season.

Dean Henderson is set to return to Old Trafford in the summer following a loan spell at Sheffield United, however, according to The Sun, the 20-times English champions are weighing up a move for the Danish stopper.