Wednesday 24 January 2018

Manchester United transfer news: Van Gaal to use Januzai as bait for Seamus Coleman

Everton's Seamus Coleman is wanted by Manchester United
Everton's Seamus Coleman is wanted by Manchester United

Manchester United will include Adnan Januzaj as part of a deal for one of their two main transfer targets in the summer, PSG defender Marquinhos or Everton's Irish full-back Seamus Coleman, according to the Manchester Evening News.

The 19-year-old winger Januzaj has struggled for United this season, failing to adapt to Lous van Gaal's 3-5-2 formation.

"The system really can make it more difficult for me to play there, but I have to keep working," he had said. "That is what I am doing in training every day, as I want to get more games this season.

"My favourite position is as a No 10 or a winger."

Another of United's summer targets, Real midfielder Asier Illarramendi, could be on his way to join up with a former United manager. David Moyes, now in charge of Real Sociedad, is preparing to make a summer bid, according to the Daily Star.

Read more: David Moyes: United had too many fat players so I banned chips

Barcelona are set to enter the race for Chelsea and United target Paul Pogba, according to the Daily Express.

Both Premier League teams have been linked with the highly-rated French midfielder.

United and Liverpool are weight up a summer move for Inter goalkeeper Samir Handanovic who is keen to leave the Italian side at the end of the season, according to the Daily Express.

Athletic Bilbao are set to make an offer for Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal at the end of the season. The Spaniard could soon find himself surplus to requirement at the Emirates Stadium.

Independent News Service

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