Manchester United plot double raid on Premier League rivals for defenders

Patrick van Aanholt

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is set to make big changes to his first-team squad this summer after a disappointing campaign at Old Trafford.

The Sun (opens in new tab) believes that the Red Devils are planning a £50 million raid for the two Palace defenders, with Wan-Bissaka high on the club’s summer wish list.

Luke Shaw was recently named as the club’s Player of the Year, but Van Aanholt could be brought in to compete for the left-back spot next season.

The Netherlands international has two years remaining on his deal at Selhurst Park, and offers Premier League experience and an attacking threat.

Wan-Bissaka has been one of the breakthrough stars of the season in the Premier League, making 35 league appearances for Roy Hodgson's side. 

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Alasdair Mackenzie is a freelance journalist based in Rome, and a FourFourTwo contributor since 2015. When not pulling on the FFT shirt, he can be found at Reuters, The Times and the i. An Italophile since growing up on a diet of Football Italia on Channel 4, he now counts himself among thousands of fans sharing a passion for Ross County and Lazio.