These are your Man United morning headlines on Thursday, August 4. Manchester United icon Dwight Yorke has revealed he spoke to Frenkie de Jong amid the club’s interest in the midfielder.
The former striker is gearing up for his first managerial job in Australia as he takes charge of Macarthur FC. Back in May, he managed the A-League All-Stars in a friendly against Barcelona, when United’s interest in De Jong was ramping up. READ MORE:United told to scrap Frenkie de Jong transfer amid 'leverage' problem Yorke said he had spoken to the player at the game.
Three months after negotiations first started, however, De Jong looks no closer to an Old Trafford switch despite the clubs having agreed a deal in principle. Read the full story here With less than a month of the transfer window remaining, time is running out for Manchester United to complete their summer business.
While Erik ten Hag's squad has certainly started to take shape with the additions of Tyrell Malacia, Christian Eriksen and Lisandro Martinez, it's far from the grand rebuild that was needed and more additions are required.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk