Manchester United Transfer News LIVE updates: Latest on Ivan Perisic, Antoine Griezmann and Danny Rose
Sunday August 13
Chiesa deal setback
09.00: Manchester United face an uphil battle to sign Fiorentina winger Federico Chiesa.
The Red Devils have emerged as candidates for the 19-year-old winger, along with Premier League rivals Chelsea.
However, Italian outlet TuttoMercatoWeb claim Fiorentina are hoping to quell speculation by offering the teenager a new deal.
His current contract runs until June 2021.
Huge Antoine Griezmann claim from Spain
06:00: Antoine Griezmann to Manchester United is never going to die, is it?
Spanish outlet Don Balon claims there is still a chance the France international could join the Red Devils.
It is said he is concerned at the state of Atletico Madrid’s squad given their failure to seal a January deal for Chelsea striker Diego Costa.
And he has told Diego Simeone he will consider an offer from United if Jan Oblak is allowed to join Paris Saint-Germain.
Ivan Perisic signing may be imminent
05:40: Ivan Perisic could FINALLY sign for Manchester United, reports claim.
The Sunday Mirror says the Red Devils are on the verge of paying the £48million that Inter Milan have been demanding.
Ed Woodward supposedly held encouraging talks with the player’s agent, Fami Ramadini, and is now set to resurrect the deal.
In case you have been without internet for the past three months, United appeared close to landing him in June before negotiations hit a snag.
Jose Mourinho discusses Manchester United target Danny Rose
05:20: Manchester United continue to be linked with a move for Tottenham defender Danny Rose.
But Jose Mourinho insists THAT interview is not down to him.
“I should not comment because Mauricio would not be happy if I comment, Mr Levy would not be happy if I comment and because I had nothing to do with that interview,” he said.
“I just read it the way you did, I just read but Danny Rose is a Spurs player and it is not my problem at all.”
Welcome to Express Sport’s Manchester United transfer blog
05:00: Good morning and welcome to Express Sport’s LIVE Manchester United transfer blog.
Despite facing West Ham in their Premier League opener this afternoon, Jose Mourinho is eying more reinforcements.
There is a huge update on Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic.
And there is also a shock claim regarding Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann. So stay tuned.