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Manchester United transfer news: United ready to pay £108m for defender, Red Devils want £34m center-back, and more - 2nd January 2019 

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33.07K   //    02 Jan 2019, 20:45 IST

Ole Gunnar Solksjaer has revived Manchester United
Ole Gunnar Solksjaer has revived Manchester United

Hello and welcome to the daily Manchester United transfer round-up - your one-stop shop for all the latest Manchester United transfer news and rumours!

With the mid-season managerial change, Ole Gunnar Solksjaer's appointment has upturned the fortunes at Old Trafford. The Red Devils now look more formidable under the attack-minded Norwegian, having won all the three games with him in charge.

Now, all eyes will be on the United hierarchy to see if they back the interim manager in the market and sign the required players. Manchester United are said to want a world-class center-back to lessen the liabilities in their defence, which is why they have been linked with a host of defenders.

Without further ado, let's have a look a look at the top stories concerning Manchester United for today.


#1 Inter Milan eyeing move for Ashley Young

Inter Milan are interested in signing Ashley Young
Inter Milan are interested in signing Ashley Young

Even without the tedious job of having to buy players in the transfer window, Manchester United have a lot on their hands owing to securing the long-term futures of their players.

Ashley Young is one such player the Red Devils aim to keep. However, the Englishman is yet to extend his stay which has alerted a few clubs.

According to the Daily Mirror, Inter Milan are now interested in securing the services of Young. The 33-year-old's current deal expires in the summer and he is free to negotiate a pre-contract in the upcoming window.

United are currently in talks with the Englishman over a 12-month extension when his deal expires in the summer. While the Nerazzurri have shown interest in signing him, they could also face significant competition from AS Roma for the player's signature.

Inter Milan, in the meanwhile, are hoping to snap up Young to Italy on a free transfer.

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