12pm Man Utd news LIVE: Dybala move failed, De Gea Real Madrid transfer back on, Chelsea eye Henderson – The Sun03/08/2020
IT is derby day as Manchester United take on rivals City today.
On the transfer front, Real Madrid could come back in for goalkeeper David De Gea this summer.
Meanwhile, Paulo Dybala reportedly pulled the plug on a move to the Red Devils in the final moments.
Follow all the latest updates and transfer gossip from Old Trafford below…
Manchester United are confident that starlet Tahith Chong will sign a longterm contract with the club, according to reports.
The talented midfielder, 20, is said to be interesting European clubs including Inter Milan, Juventus and Barcelona.
The Holland Under-21 international's contract is set to expire this summer, and he was expected to move from Old Trafford.
But, according to the Sunday Telegraph, the Red Devils are confident Chong will sign a new deal.
A source says the club “hope that offers from abroad will be resisted and the club can beat any interest.”
Paulo Dybala called off his move to Manchester United while his agent was sat in Ed Woodward's office.
According to Fabrizio Romano in Calciomercato, Dybala’s broker Jorge Antun was in negotiations with the United executive vice chairman Woodward at the club’s London office.
But the Argentina international called Antun and told him that he was happy at Juventus, loves the Italian club and is not after a big-money move to England.
Spurs were also linked with a move for Dybala, but that move failed to materialise too.
BRUNO'S THE MAN
AS Manchester United take on Manchester City today, one man will have a key role to play for the Red Devils.
Bruno Fernandes has impressed since joining the club, filling the void of the injured Paul Pogba with ease.
He is crucial to United's push for Champions League football this term.
These stats show just how important the Portuguese midfielder is to the club.
David Beckham's big venture Inter Miami finally had a goal to celebrate but suffered a second-straight defeat on Saturday night.
Rodolfo Pizarro got Golden Balls’ club off to a flyer at DC United as he broke the deadlock with less than two minutes on the clock.
Things looked to have got even better before the break in just the team’s second game of existence.
They thought they had doubled their advantage only for VAR to rule it out.
Chelsea are reportedly targeting a summer move for United keeper Dean Henderson.
The stopper – on loan at Champions League chasing Sheffield United – has had a breakthrough season with 10 clean sheets, with only England rival Nick Pope ahead with more.
And it has attracted attention from the Blues, according to the Daily Star, with Chelsea's goalkeeping situation up in the air.
World record keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga – who signed for £71.6million last season – was dropped by Frank Lampard after a string of blunders.
Having warmed the bench for five consecutive games the Spaniard returned to the Chelsea side in the FA Cup against Liverpool, keeping a clean sheet in a more confident performance.
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