Paper Talk: Manchester United plot move for Barca star, Kalvin Phillips blow

Paper Talk: Manchester United plot move for Barca star, Kalvin Phillips blow

Manchester United news and transfer news from Monday’s national newspapers…

1. The Times reported that Ralf Rangnick has told the Manchester United board they cannot afford to continue repeating the same errors of the past as he called them out for buying players who lack aggression and who do not have the right DNA to take the club back to their glorious days.

2. Daily Express reported that Manchester United are reportedly planning a ‘high transfer offer’ for Barcelona rock Ronald Araujo, according to reports in Spain.

3. Borussia Dortmund defender Manuel Akanji has confirmed that he is ‘fully focused’ on playing for BVB, despite speculation linking him with a summer move to Manchester United, per Daily Mail.

4. The Red Devils could be in line to save a significant amount on their weekly wage bill, with four senior players, who are among their higher earners, in line to leave the club at the end of the season, per Daily Express.

Ralf Rangnick has slammed Manchester United board for signing players who lack United DNA
Ralf Rangnick has slammed the Manchester United board for signing players who lack United DNA
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Erik ten Hag gives Cristiano Ronaldo new nickname ahead of his Manchester United arrival on Monday

5. Fabrizio Romano claims that Manchester United do not see any problem with PSG in the negotiations for Mauricio Pochettino. It is up to The Red Devils to decide whether or not to appoint him as the next boss.

6. Ralf Rangnick has spoken very highly of Erik ten Hag with Manchester United’s board. He is helping in the process, and his opinion is ‘absolutely positive’ on the Ajax manager, claims Fabrizio Romano.

7. Erik ten Hag has sounded out Robin van Persie about returning to Manchester United as part of his backroom staff, per Daily Mirror.