Why United didn’t make a transfer for Havertz
Manchester United didn’t attempt to signal Kai Havertz from Bayer Leverkusen this summer season as their precedence has been – and stays – sealing a deal for Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho
MEN Sport understands that United have all the time considered the England worldwide as their primary goal and, as such, pursuing Havertz, who has joined Chelsea in a £71 million deal, would not have been financially viable.
Whereas there have been restricted developments in a transfer for Sancho in current weeks, Havertz’s arrival within the Premier League may present an fascinating narrative this season.
United have made only one signing this summer season which stands in stark distinction to Chelsea’s recruitment drive which has seen Havertz, Timo Werner, Hakim Ziyech, Thiago Silva, Malang Saar and Ben Chilwell arrive.
Van de Beek reveals Spurs star urged him to show down United
Donny van de Beek has revealed that Spurs winger Steven Bergwijn tried to steer him in opposition to a transfer to Outdated Trafford.
The Dutch midfielder penned a five-year cope with the Reds earlier this week, however was inspired to snub a transfer to United and as a substitute signal with their Premier League rivals.
He stated: “Steven Bergwijn texted me to see whether or not I’d play for Spurs.
“However I selected United.. I felt prepared for the subsequent step. This was the time to go.
“That’s the reason I used to be on the telephone with my agent final weekend. Ultimately, there was an settlement.”
Berbatov urges United to enhance defence
Former United striker Dimitar Berbatov has urged his former membership to make additional signings after touchdown Van de Beek.
Berbatov believes that United should convey in additional gamers and has recognized a key space for enchancment earlier than the window closes on October 5.
He stated: “I believe in defence, a centre-back is one thing that they should search for.
“If they’ll purchase somebody or not we’re going to see, however I believe that’s the place they should strengthen. Every thing else for the time being appears balanced.
“For me, they want somebody who can accommodate Harry Maguire.
“Harry is extra of a man for getting the ball out of the defence and giving it to the midfield, so possibly somebody who’s totally different to that but in addition sturdy.”