Fellow defenderEric Baillyis apparently a target for AC Milan, who is still yet to replace the injured Simon Kjaer. Defensive midfielder is a position of need at Manchester United, especially with Scott McTominay proving himself as a useful No. All picks and predictions are suggestions only. GoalkeeperDean Hendersonwas understandably rumored to be on his way out, but according to the Metro, he will stay the rest of the season and fight for his place. Asked specifically if Rangnick could be successful in trying to implement his pressing style with United's crop of players, Carrick said: "There's a lot of different styles in football. Manchester United have been mooted with Bayer Leverkusen wonderkid Florian Wirtz. Man United back-ups: Henderson (GK), Jones (CB), Lindelof (CB), Bailly (CB), Telles (LB), Wan-Bissaka (RB), McTominay (CM), Matic (CM), Van de Beek (CM), Mata (CM), Lingard (CAM), Greenwood (CF), Martial (CF), Sancho (LW), Elanga (LW), Diallo (RW), Chong (RW). He didnt show nearly enough determination to overcome his physical difficulties, for my liking, Ferguson said in his 2013 autobiography. That would be a fantastic purchase, but Neves is a critical piece of the Wolves squad and is under contract until the summer of 2024 so he is another that would seem morelikely to be a summer target than immediately. Striker doesn't appear to be a position of need for Manchester United, with Cristiano Ronaldo, Edinson Cavani, and Mason Greenwood all holding down the position well, but that doesn't stop the rumors from swirling. He became the youngest player to play for Germany's U21s in October 2020, scoring the fastest goal in U21 European Championships history in June 2021, and then becoming the youngest player to play for the men's national team since 1945.

While some players were sent out on loan, it remains to be seen how much long-term influence the German interim boss has with the board. - Don't have ESPN? And thus, it will be interesting to see how he does. At just 18 years of age, he has been previously dubbed the 'next Kai Havertz' after following in the footsteps of the now-Chelsea playmaker.

, MORE: Ronaldo gives honest Man United assessment. The latest tour diary from Perth details Man United's delayed take-off for Perth and their open training session at the WACA. Manchester United has a decision to make between keeping him through the end of the season for a Champions League push, or pulling the trigger in January to get something over nothing.

He shapedGegenpressing, which is based around the idea of winning back the ball from the opposition as soon as possible through intense pressing and has been used to great success by Jurgen Klopp in the Premier League in recent years. It was never meant to be a winter deal, but a report by ESPN's Mark Ogden in late January indicate that Manchester United is out of the Erling Haaland race, with Real Madrid leading the way. The speculation comes from comments that RB LeipzigCEO Oliver Mintzlaff made in early December indicating Rangnick "loves" Haidara and that the club is hoping to secure a new contract for the midfielder to ward off Manchester United interest, with a $44 million release clause the club wishes to wipe clean. The list of names continues to grow by the day, as Manchester United continues to struggle on the pitch. MORE: Neville calls United players whingebags. A number of players didn't seem to fit Rangnick's established 4-2-2-2 tactical setup and that much was evident in the club'syear-opening home loss to Wolves. Below is the updated list of Manchester United player transactions during the January 2022 transfer window, the updated squad list and the rumors and reports involving the Red Devils: Below is the updated Manchester Unitedfirst-team roster. The midfielder provided a few flashes of brilliance including a brilliant hat trick against Norwich City but struggled to replicate his Bundesliga form at Old Trafford.

Michael Carrick has backed the Manchester United squad to adapt to Ralf Rangnick's high-pressing style if and when the German takes over at Old Trafford. After falling out of favour under David Moyes and Louis van Gaal, he returned to Dortmund in 2014. Firstly, the defender is keen on a move to Bundesliga giants, Borussia Dortmund, with Dortmund making their interest clear from early on in the window. Raum would ultimately be an exciting addition to the squad, with Erik ten Hag being able to install his system into the defender from the beginning, rather than having to change a pre-existing play style developed by previous coaches at Manchester United. Rice's contract expires in the summer of 2024, so West Ham could be persuaded to take top dollar now. All advice, including picks and predictions, is based on individual commentators opinions and not that of Minute Media or its related brands. What the group stage tells us about Women's Euro 2022 quarterfinalists. Sign up for our daily newsletter to get the day's biggest stories sent direct to your inbox. Spanish publications have tabbed Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele as a possibility for Manchester United in the past few days. Here's the latest on the Man United transfer front based on reports acrossEurope: Paul Pogba's standing at Manchester United has been the source of constant speculation. Manchester United are reportedly eyeing German wonder-kid Florian Wirtz, but face competition from a whole host of clubs.

According to the Daily Star, the Reds are looking to make a 50m swoop on the 'keeper. to #SevillaFC, @AnthonyMartial! According to French publication Foot Mercado, Bailly would "welcome a move" to Milan. What happens next it's there for sure and it's a great starting point.". Raphael Varane is already showing why Manchester United signed Lisandro Martinez. Luke Shaw remains a doubt after missing the trip to Spain with concussion while Fred is also struggling after twisting his ankle on Tuesday night. The report states that Fernandes is unhappy that he's being paid well below many of the other United stars despite proving he is a central figure for the club on the field.

"We've got two or three different little issues that we're waiting to see," Carrick said. Spanish outlet Marca has reported that Manchester United is pushing a move for Marseille midfielderBoubacar Kamarawho is out of contract in the summer. There are some really good people and human beings in the squad and I'm sure they'll look forward to what's ahead.". To start your free 30 day Amazon Prime subscription click here. He is one of the most influential figures in modern football management. With Dembele's recent banishment from the Barcelona squad, Sport now reports that Man United is interested in Dembele, but they do not wish to pay a transfer fee and would only sign him on a free, which would free Barcelona of his wages. A report from Italy on Wednesday morning stated that goalkeeper David Ospina has been "offered" to Manchester United. Does England's Euro 2022 squad have a diversity issue? To make sure you never miss out on your favourite NEW stories, we're happy to send you some reminders, Click 'OK' then 'Allow' to enable notifications, Published21:30,20 June 2022 BST| Last updated21:30,20 June 2022 BST. A River Plate youth product, the 21-year-old has bagged a whopping 24 goals in 42 appearances across all competitions for the Argentine giants, and reportedly has a $23 million release clause United would have to trigger.

Manchester United are becoming increasingly interested in the prospect of signing Germany left-back, David Raum, from Hoffenheim. (Image: Photo by Christian Kaspar-Bartke/Getty Images). It would not be worth United fans holding their breath over this transfer and to change the age-old phrase Rome wasnt built in a day, or perhaps, Raum wont be completed in a day. Subscription can also be cancelled at any time. The option has been discussed as hes appreciated by Rangnick - but theres still no official bid to Borussia #MUFC

After failing to sign Jadon Sancho from Borussia Dortmund in the summer of 2020, Manchester United have finally got their man in a 73million deal.. "Pretty incredible, helping us see the game out.

Erik ten Hag was appointed Man Utd manager after forging his reputation at Ajax. "As I'm sitting here now I'm preparing the team for the game [against Chelsea]. While that wouldn't bring the defender to Old Trafford until the summer, he is available now to sign a pre-contract agreement with his Chelsea deal expiring in June. Ralf Rangnick has a problem on his hands, as playmaker Bruno Fernandes is reportedly unhappy with life at Old Trafford, centered around failed contract talks. United will also make some money on the deal, which is always a positive. I haven't got any more news to share with you on that front.".

There are one or two others as well. Ralf Rangnick has been appointed as the Manchester United interim manager. Defenders (9): Eric Bailly,Diogo Dalot, Phil Jones,Victor Lindelof,Harry Maguire,Luke Shaw, Alex Telles, Raphael Varane,Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Axel Tuanzebe. Rangnick's teams have a reputation for fierce pressing, something Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's United were accused of not doing well before the Norwegian was sacked.

With his contract expiring in the summer, Dembele has been looking for a new home, reportedly rejecting multiple contract offers from the club.

Interest from Manchester United has emerged amid Borussia Dortmund stepping up their own pursuit of the 24 year-old, with Raum in high demand across Europe.

Professional diver Tom Daley joined Ronan Keating on The One Show sofa, to viewers' delight and disappointment. Having already proven his talent in the Bundesliga, it would be no surprise if the defender wanted to remain in the German top tier for the foreseeable future. club prepared to move for a holding midfielder. "I think that's one of the biggest things in Ole's time as manager, creating and building an environment," Carrick said. "There's a group of players here, whoever comes in, they can adapt. Manchester United January transfer window 2022: Player signings, loans & sales, The story behind Man United'sRed Devils nickname. A transfer could probably be around 30-35m, and it's been said that it could happen. DefenderAxel Tuanzebehas been recalled from his Aston Villa loan and insteadsent out to Napoli on loan, making his debut on January 9. (1:22).

Heplayed anintegralrole in leading United to Europa Leaguesuccess in 2017, too, scoring six goals in 11 appearances in the competition. He was announced on the 2021 Golden Boy shortlist but was pipped to the accolade by Barcelona midfielder Pedri, who became the first player from the Nou Camp to win the award since Lionel Messi. scouts were sent to watch the Leeds United man, Roy Keane's Newcastle dig after Manchester United title win resurfaces 25 years on, Marcus Rashford outlines players' response to Ralf Rangnick's Manchester United change, Manchester United transfer news LIVE Atletico Madrid 'turn down' Cristiano Ronaldo plus Frenkie de Jong updates. "We don't want Pochettino to leave," Leonardo told AFP on Friday. But injuries restricted him to just five more games for United and Sir Alex Ferguson allowed the midfielder to leave on a free transfer in 2011. Owen had no confidence in himself whatsoever. USMNT's Pulisic talks Chelsea future, hunger for World Cup success, Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. only), initial enquiry for the PSG boss knocked back. The 25-year-old is out of contract in 2023, meaning Napoli could look to sell this winter to maximize profits. The current Man United projected first-choice starting lineup, when completely healthy,currently looks like: Man United projected starting XI (4-4-2, left to right): De Gea (GK) Shaw, Maguire, Varane, Dalot Fred, Pogba, Fernandes, Rashford Ronaldo, Cavani. "Luke took a bang and was concussed and got another bang at Watford. Julie Foudy has 4 burning questions, Goalkeeper awards 2021-22: Best shot-stopper, most improved, breakout star and more. As things currently stand however, United are still interested in signing the player for the upcoming season and boosting their options at left back, having been disappointed by Alex Telles lack of impact after coming from Porto, as well as Luke Shaws inability to maintain his good form from Euro 2021. Current number one, David de Gea, has two years remaining on his deal in Manchester with Dean Henderson looking for a move away after losing his spot in the starting XI. The report states that United is looking to get a jump on things and sign Kamara for a reduced fee this winter rather than wait to challenge other clubs for his services in the summer. Is it time for Manchester United to offer Paul Pogba a new contract? Clubs falling just short of theirhighexpectations are often the busiest in the January window, looking to secure a few difference-makers without upsetting the balance of the squad. It remains to be seen if any club ends up making a move for the Spanish star in the near future, who at 23 years of age is a bright prospect to say the least. Big things were expected of Kagawa after he was signed from Borussia Dortmund for 17million in 2012.

Schweinsteiger is regarded as one of the best holding midfielders of his generation but arrived at Old Trafford during the twilight of his career. He was then frozen out by Jose Mourinho and was made totrain with the clubs Under-23 side before signing for Chicago Fire in 2017. He apologised as you know and I think if we had met at a different time it would have been different, but it is how it is.. Hargreaves joined United fromBayern Munich in 2007 and was tipped to fill the gaping void left by Roy Keane in the middle of the park. It has been reported by Sky Sports in Germany, that Manchester United are attempting to hijack Dortmunds move for the full-back, but are struggling to cement this interest due to a lack of funds at the club. The Red Devils appear to be more sellers than buyers in the January window, but there are a few players worth noting who have been linked to the club. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Carrick, who will be in charge for Sunday's trip to Chelsea, remained tight-lipped about Rangnick's imminent arrival as interim manager until the end of the season at a news conference on Friday but believes the squad will be able to adjust to any coach who comes in. United are set to appoint former RB Leipzig coach Rangnick until the end of the season before installing a new permanent boss in the summer. It appears that securing the 24-year-old will be a serious challenge for the Reds, however, due to two key reasons. 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Build your customFanSided Daily email newsletter with news and analysis onManchester United and all your favorite sports teams, TV shows, and more. "You can see we finished well last season but once the results started going [badly], it went pretty quickly, which is a shame because everything can get overshadowed. Fernandes breaks silence on Eriksen to Manchester United transfer. Here are three RB Leipzig players that Manchester United should try to sign, with Ralf Rangnick the interim manager of the club: Daniel Olmo Carvajal, Leipzig. It's possible the Red Devils see this as an immediate need and make a push before the summer. "He's never asked to leave. More than four clubs are already working to sign Zakaria as free agent in July. New reports indicate that Manchester United is the latest club to chase Brighton youngster Tariq Lamptey, who is a wanted man according to the papers. Man City new boy Kalvin Phillips says he would never have signed for United. 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These two key challenges could prove too tough for United, forcing the club to give up their interest in Raum and allow Dortmund to secure the defender for themselves. In addition to this, Dortmund will be competing in the Champions League next season, rather than the Europa League. CONCACAF W Championship look-back, England super-subs Russo and Toone showed vs. Spain why they deserve to start, Euro 2022: England's comeback win vs. Spain shows a new side of this special team, Will USWNT tactics keep working? The French midfielder has never seemed to truly settle in Manchester since joining in the summer of 2016, but speculation is brewing now more than ever as his contract expires this summer and to this point no movement on a new deal has developed.

Ronaldo gives honest Man United assessment.

Of course I was surprised at how it was at the beginning of the season with the club and the manager.

(GK = goalkeeper; CB = center back;LB = left back;RB = right back;CM = central midfielder; CAM = attacking midfielder;CF = center forward; LW = left wing;RW = right wing). It will be a tall ask, as the England international is stuck behind David de Gea who is back to his best as one of the best goalkeepers in Europe this season.

It's possible that United is a seller in the January market as a result. Manchester United's Premier League season hangs in the balance at the halfway point, sitting seventh in the table but with agame in hand on the leaders.

At 28 years old, Pogba is still in his prime, and although a hamstring injury hasderailed his season so far with just nine Premier League appearances, he would be a hot commodity on the market.