Manchester United trying to lure £80 million-rated Spanish midfielder and other transfer news and rumours of the day - 18th September, 2017
Hello and welcome to Sportskeeda's latest transfer news and rumours roundup. Today's stories feature the latest update on some of the major happenings in world football which may change the complexion of a few clubs. So let's head right in and take a look at the major happenings across Europe that made headlines the on September 18, 2017:
Manchester United trying to lure Saul Niguez to Old Trafford
With Michael Carrick expected to call it a day after the current season, Manchester United know that they will need a midfielder come next summer. The Daily Star claims that Jose Mourinho is planning an all-out raid on Atletico Madrid for capturing 22-year old, Saul Niguez. Saul is one of the most important players for the Colchoneros at the moment and United will need a big sum to lure him away from his home nation. The tabloid also claims that United will look at Radja Nainggolan if a deal for Saul does not see the light of the day.
Kevin De Bruyne offered a new contract
The Belgian playmaker, Kevin De Bruyne has been in scintillating form this season with his pinpoint deliveries enabling the Manchester City strikers to score for fun. In order to fend off any potential interest from other clubs, City are expected to offer him an improved new deal. The Daily Telegraph reports that City are looking to double his wages with the 26-year-old currently earning £6 million a year wages.