Manchester United targeting Chelsea star as first summer signing: report

Sir Jim Ratcliffe and Sir Dave Brailsford watch Manchester United in action at Chelsea in April 2024.
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Manchester United are reportedly targeting a Chelsea star as their first summer signing as Sir Jim Ratcliffe steps up his transfer plans.

United are away to Brighton on Sunday in their final Premier League game of the season and the Red Devils could be in for their worst-ever finish in the competition.

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.