Manchester United Transfer Round Up: Is Thiago to United a done deal?

Manchester United Transfer Round Up: Is Thiago to United a done deal?

Thiago Alcantara

Manchester United have reportedly agreed terms with the Barcelona midfielder Thiago Alcantara. According to the Catalan newspaper, Sport, the Red Devils have offered €140,000 per week – a contract worth £6.2 million per year.

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United are hopeful of concluding a deal for the 22-year-old, who could be available for a fee in the region of £16-17 million, after the youngster failing to get enough time on the pitch last season.

It was reported that La Liga giants have tried to convince him to stay at the club, but the youngster prefers a move to Old Trafford for regular first team actions.

However, there have been a few suggestions – mainly from Spanish press – that Thiago could snub the offer from the Premier League giants and instead agree a new deal with Barcelona.

He tweeted a picture of himself and his younger brother, Rafinha, who also plays for Barcelona, with the message reading ‘I love Barcelona’:

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Arsenal have submitted a formal offer of £20 million for Wayne Rooney, according to reports from The Mirror. Their London rivals, Chelsea, are also expected to make a counter-bid for the England international.

The 27-year-old will hold crunch talks with David Moyes next week and will seek assurances over his role in the team.

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However, the Daily Star reports, that Rooney will stay at the club if he is offered a new contract on the current terms. The striker has two years left on his contract and earns a reported salary of £250,000 per week.

Manchester United left-back Patrice Evra is considering options of moving back to France if Everton defender Leighton Baines joins the Red Devils, reports the Independent.

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United tabled a £12 million offer for the England international Baines, but it was rejected immediately. It is understood that the Red Devils are pondering to make a renewed bid for the 28-year-old, expected in the region of £15 million plus add-ons.

Evra has been at the Old Trafford club for seven years now and has won five titles and one Champions League during this period, but the 32-year-old is ready to return back to his former club AS Monaco for £6 million.

And finally, has there been any day when either of Cavani or Lewandowski’s name not mentioned in the press? Even if there is nothing to write, one can easily frame a story throwing Robert Lewandowski or the Uruguayan in the transfer whirligig among three potential suitors – Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea.

According to Daily Star, Manchester United and Manchester City will go head-to-head for the £25 million rated Borussia Dortmund striker in the summer.

Only three days ago, it was reported that Chelsea will fight tooth and nail with Manchester City for his signature while two weeks before, it was reported that both the Manchester clubs had locked horns to sign the Polish striker.

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  1. man utd should bring world class player in;if they want to retain their title so the glazer family should put money on the table or leave the club

  2. We really a sound and good mildfield so that our strikers will have more goals. Carrick, Kagawa, Thiago, Flecther, Nani, Zaha, Valencia……and so on with this players Rooney, Vanpersie, Chicharito, Welbeck. Will be able to have more goals… I will be happy to see Thiago Alcantara in the new manchester united squard of next season. I wish David Moyes all the best…..

  3. Same old news keeps coming out on these private websites, but uptill now no official news on United’s official webisite or on skysports news, which are the most trusted source of info.

  4. “Thiago Alcantara well come to OLD TRAFFORD !!! “Thiago Alcantara well come to THEATRE OF DREAM !!! “Thiago Alcantara you’re well come to ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE KING !!!

  5. 4 hw long wit diz issues of lewandowski, cavani & thiago will finally b completed

  6. I knw be4 3month dey will sack moyes tell him nt 2 buy thiago for us don’t even by anybody ok. We need mildfidas u are give us defendas

  7. I knw be4 3month dey will sack moyes tell him nt 2 buy thiago for us don’t even by anybody ok. We need mildfidas u are give us defendas

  8. “I love Barcelona”…that doesn’t sound like a player who wants to leave the club.

  9. Moyes is out if there are no new mildfeilders. We want thiago n strootman by all means cuz next season is going to b tough.

  10. Man U: offload Nani, Anderson, Wellbeck, Young and Chicha. Bring in Bale, Ronaldo, Lewandowski and Garay!

  11. Glazer family shld plz sel man u 2 anoda person,they are causing pain 2 d fans by nt releasin moni 2 sign d rite player

  12. Chicharito iz the best young striker in man united let rooney go and giv way to lewandosky

  13. Thiago, you really made very wise choice of coming to Old Trafford as u sharpen ur talent.

  14. The Red Devil want Thiago Alcantara & Kelvin Stroongman @ old trafford b/f August 2013.

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