United urged to sign £100m striker amid Cavani rumours, Bayern open door for Man United to sign defender, Solskjaer told £35m will get Man United deal done

Man United handed Hakimi boost, United urged to sig Kane or Haaland, Man United told asking price for midfielder in Manchester United roundup…

Manchester United have been informed that they will need to pay £35 million to secure a transfer deal for Sander Berge in the transfer window

The season is pretty much over for all the big clubs and Manchester United will be looking to cement second place in the Premier League, while also trying to win that Europa League title once again

But that has not stopped speculation about players that could potentially make the move to the Emirates in the summer, and Berge has been a player that has been linked with a move to Old Trafford for some time.

A number of top European clubs are also known to be keen on the Norway international, who returned to competitive action on Sunday after more than four months out with a hamstring injury.

And according to reports on the Daily Express website, United’s relegation has also prompted a significant reduction in Berge’s release clause – from £45m to £35m, meaning he is now in the asking price of the Red Devils

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There is alot of interest in the player, so it will be interesting to see where he ends up, but if the Red Devils could get a deal done for the player, he could be a very smart move.

He has been plagued by injuries this season and United have missed him, but when he is fit, he looks like a quality player that has the ability to play at the very highest level of the game guys.

He could be a smart buy from United, if they actually want him

Manchester United legend Paul Scholes has urged the club to make a move for Harry Kane or Erling Haaland in the transfer window.

Edinson Cavani further underlined his value to the Manchester United cause with another brace against Roma in the semi-finals of the Europa League, and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has admitted that he is hoping to keep the striker in the summer

However, Cavani is right at the very end of his top-level playing days and Scholes has called for the club to sign a more long-term answer to the striker, with Haaland and Kane the two strikers most linked with a move to Old Trafford.

Former United midfielder Scholes told BT Sport on the striker situation in Manchester: “United are a club that need to sign a proper centre-forward for the next five years. I’m talking a Kane or Haaland.

“Cavani will slow down, fitness-wise, injury-wise might not be great. He’s not played loads of games this season, but he has scored goals when he has played.

“Then you are talking about the other players… Can any of the other players step up to be a centre-forward? I really can’t see it. When you talk about centre-forwards, I see Kane and Haaland.

“[Anthony] Martial, [Mason] Greenwood and [Marcus] Rashford I just don’t see them as centre-forward. They are wide players.”

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Cavani has been brilliant this season and it is easy to see why the club want to keep him, but surely the fans agree with Scholes on this one?

Bayern Munich will “not make any expensive transfers” this summer, according to club president Herbert Hainer, leaving Manchester United free to sign up Achraf Hakimi.

The Morocco international impressed massively during the two seasons he spent at Borussia Dortmund while on loan from Real Madrid between 2018 and 2020.

Impressive standards have been maintained at Inter since his move from the Bundesliga, with six goals and five assists recorded, allowing his valuation to rise further over the past 12-18 months.

Premier League suitors are said to be mulling over big-money raids but freeing Hakimi from a contract that is due to run until 2025 will not be easy, or cheap, and United know that they will have a battle on their hands to try and get a transfer deal done.

German giants Bayern Munich have also been linked with a transfer move for Hakimi, and it seemed that they were going to be the club that secure a deal for Hakimi, who is now regarded as one of the best defenders in Italy

But as speculation grows – fanned by the player’s agent this week – the club’s president has now moved to shut down chatter on a swoop for Hakimi, or indeed any other expensive player.

“We will add to the squad, but not make any expensive transfers,” Hainer told the Bayern Insider podcast. “We have an incredibly strong, young team with enormous potential. So I’m not worried. [I see] no need for further expensive transfers.

“[We want to] have the best squad. The reality is that you’ve also got to finance that too. It’s no secret that Covid-19 hit hard.

“That affects our budget in revenue shortfalls. The transfer market will not be an easy task.”

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United will do well to get the man signed, he seems happy at Inter

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