Here are your Manchester United evening headlines for Thursday, May 12. It was always likely that with Erik ten Hag joining United this summer, there would be some interest in his former Ajax stars, and so it has proved.
The Manchester Evening News understands the club have contacted Barcelona about Frenkie de Jong’s potential availability ahead of the transfer window opening.
Reports suggesting an imminent deal could be in the offing are thought to be wide of the mark, although United are determined to move swiftly in their search for a new midfielder.
With Paul Pogba and Nemanja Matic, among others, set to leave at the end of the season, they will be left short of options. ALSO READ: Erik ten Hag comment suggests he can transform Manchester United culture Amid the interest in De Jong, Xavi looks to have dropped a subtle hint over the midfielder’s future.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk