Here are your Manchester United evening headlines for Monday, July 4. Christian Eriksen has verbally agreed to join United on a three-year contract.
Senior United sources say they are preparing contracts for Eriksen to sign. Eriksen, 30, is a free agent after spending three months with Brentford following his recovery from a cardiac arrest while playing for Denmark during the European Championship.
Former United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer approached Eriksen about the possibility of signing for the club three years ago but Eriksen preferred to join Inter Milan. ALSO READ: Frenkie de Jong and Tyrell Malacia's agent pictured at Manchester United training ground It is unclear if Eriksen will have a regular role in new manager Erik ten Hag's line-up but the Dane offers experience in the attacking third after Juan Mata left United. Read the full story here. United are aiming to complete five signings by the end of their pre-season tour of Thailand and Australia.
United had a bid accepted for Feyenoord left-back Tyrell Malacia, agreed a fee in principle with Barcelona for midfielder Frenkie de Jong and submitted a bid for Ajax defender Lisandro Martinez last week.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk