Manchester United transfer blow as selling club dig heels in: report

Manchester United co-owner Sir Jim Ratcliffe is gearing up for the transfer window
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Manchester United will be targeting a new central defender when the transfer window opens next month. 

The need for defensive reinforcements is clear after the Red Devils completed their worst-ever Premier League season and ended it with a negative goal difference for the first time.

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Joe Mewis

For more than a decade Joe Mewis has worked in football journalism as a reporter and editor, with stints at Mirror Football and LeedsLive among others. He is the author of four football history books that include times on Leeds United and the England national team.