Man Utd News Summary: Serie A Star on Radar, Swap Deal, Battle For £40m-rated Midfielder

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Barcelona ready to offer £100m and Malcolm for Manchester United forward

Barcelona are reportedly planning to make offer Manchester United the chance to secure services of Brazilian forward Malcom as part of a summer bid for England international forward Marcus Rashford.

The Red Devils forward is believed to be stalling on signing a new contract with the club amid suggestions that the Catalan club are prepared to spend around £100m on his signature.

The attacker, who has managed to found back of the net 13 times for Man Utd this season, will see his current contract at Old Trafford expire in June 2020, although the 20-times English champions can extend his deal for one more year.

According to Mundo Deportivo, the Catalan club are preparing to tempt Man Utd by including Malcom in a player-plus-cash bid to lure Rashford at Nou Camp.

The Brazil international has only moved to Barcelona from Ligue 1 club Bordeaux last summer, however, has struggled in Spain, managing to score only one goal in 12 La Liga games this season.

Rashford started both legs of the recent Champions League quarter-final against Barcelona, however, Malcom was an unused substitute in both games.

Meanwhile, Manchester United have reportedly identified Ligue 1 giants AS Monaco playmaker Youri Tielemans as top transfer target this summer.

The Belgian midfielder is spending the second half of the current campaign on loan spell at Leicester City, and the 21-year-old playmaker has managed to found back of the net twice while providing three assists from his nine appearences in the English top-tier.

Tottenham Hotspur are already believed to be preparing a move for his signature ahead of next campaign, however, according to The Mirror, the Red Devils are considering whether to fight for his signature.

Man Utd set to make approach for £40m-rated Belgian midfielder

Manchester United have reportedly identified Ligue 1 giants AS Monaco playmaker Youri Tielemans as top transfer target this summer.

The Belgian midfielder is spending the second half of the current campaign on loan spell at Leicester City, and the 21-year-old playmaker has managed to found back of the net twice while providing three assists from his nine appearences in the English top-tier.

Tottenham Hotspur are already believed to be preparing a move for his signature ahead of next campaign, however, according to The Mirror, the Red Devils are considering whether to fight for his signature.

The player is believed to be available for a fee in the region of £40m, and the Premier League duo are believed to be keen on to go head-to-head to sign him.

Tielemans still has just over three years left on his current deal at AS Monaco

Meanwhile, Manchester United must reportedly see off competition from Serie A champions Juventus and PSG for Sporting Lisbon attacking midfielder Bruno Fernandes.

Man Utd are believed to have scouted the Portugal international attacker, who has an £86m release clause in his current deal.

The Red Devils are not alone in showing an interest in Portuguese international midfielder, though, as his stunning form this season – managing to found back of the net 28 times in all competitions – has led to PSG and Juve joining the race to secure his services.

Portuguese outlet A Bola claimed that the European giants have also been keeping close tabs on the 24-year-old midfielder in the second half of the campaign with an eye on making a switch in the summer.

Man Utd planning summer bid for AC Milan versatile defender

Manchester United are reportedly planning to make a summer move for Serie A giants AC Milan versatile defender Davide Calabria.

The Red Devils are widely expected to make a move for a new defender this summer, with club captain Antonio Valencia set to leave Old Trafford alongside with Ashley Young.

Crystal Palace’s Aaron Wan-Bissaka and PSG’s Thomas Meunier are amongst those to be rumoured with a summer move to Old Trafford during the upcoming summer transfer window.

However, according to Calciomercato, the Red Devils are keen on to lure Calabria at Old Trafford and keeping tabs on his situation at the club if he turn down a new contract at AC Milan and make the move to the Premier League ahead of the 2019-2020 season.

The 22-year-old full-back who has been contracted at San Siro until the summer of 2022, has managed to found back of the net once and provided one assist in 32 first-team appearances for Italian giants this season.

Meanwhile, Manchester United have reportedly decided to change their stance regarding over the future of Italian defender Matteo Darmian.

The former Torino defender is nearing the end of his fourth season at Old Trafford. However, the 29-year-old is known to be keen on to making a return in Serie A.

The versatile full-back has made only six appearences for the Red Devils this season, and it has been reported that a transfer will take place when the window will be re-opened in the summer.