Manchester United transfer news: Six superstars linked with stunning switches

first_img 5. Gareth Bale (Real Madrid) – Manchester United have held an interest in the Wales star since his days at Southampton and could again move for the player, who is reportedly unhappy in Madrid. Any deal would cost the Red Devils £90m but this seems unlikely to put them off as they believe they can make a record-breaking transfer happen. 3. Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris Saint-Germain) – Reports, seemingly emanating from Spanish website Don Balon, are saying Louis van Gaal is considering a huge £57.1m bid for 34-year-old Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who would be available on a free transfer next summer. It’s also been suggested Van Gaal put in a personal call to the player to push through the deal. 6 6 6. Youri Tielemans (Anderlecht) – Another Belgian midfield sensation, another transfer battle. This time it’s 18-year-old playmaker Tielemans, who has been exciting fans in his homeland for the last two and a half seasons. Man United will have to beat off competition from rivals Man City though, according to the Daily Star, while several other European giants are also keen to land him. 2. Alexandre Pato (Corinthians) – The Brazilian is currently on loan with Sao Paulo but won’t be making the move permanent and is unlikely to remain with his parent club either. The player himself has admitted he wants to find himself in either Spain or England and Manchester United are one of a number of teams targeting him. 4. Hakan Calhanoglu (Bayer Leverkusen) – The talented Turkish midfielder is being scouted regularly by Manchester United, say Sport Bild, as Louis van Gaal looks to add more creativity to his team. The dead-ball specialist could be available for around £29m but the Red Devils may have to fend off interest from Barcelona to land him. 6 1. Riyad Mahrez (Leicester City) – check out the other five players currently linked with a – Although the Algerian has been in stunning form for the Foxes there is no sign of him agitating for a move just yet. Mahrez’s seven goals and five assists so far this season have highlighted his talents and Red Devils scouts reportedly watched the player as he grabbed a brace against West Brom at the weekend. Paris Saint-Germain are also interested in the player. 6 6 6 We’ve hit November and Manchester United are still finding their feet in the Premier League, with their form remaining inconsistent.The Red Devils are producing some drab football currently and have failed to score in each of their last three fixtures across all competitions.This failure sees fans wanting a fresh impetus and, unsurprisingly, there are already links with possible new signings.But who are the players being touted with a transfer to Manchester United? talkSPORT takes a look.Click the right arrow above for all the latest news emanating from Old Trafford…last_img read more