Manchester United in talks with controversial midfielder over summer move: report

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag gives instructions to his players during their FA Cup semi-final against Coventry City at Wembley in April 2024.
Manchester United want to bring in big stars this summer (Image credit: Getty Images)

Manchester United are in discussions with a midfielder unafraid of courting controversy over a summer move. 

The Red Devils are primed for a huge transfer window under Sir Jim Ratcliffe. It's believed that the INEOS billionaire is looking to strengthen the spine of the team with new centre-backs and a backup for striker Rasmus Hojlund both touted among others.

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Mark White
Content Editor

Mark White has been at on FourFourTwo since joining in January 2020, first as a staff writer before becoming content editor in 2023. An encyclopedia of football shirts and boots knowledge – both past and present – Mark has also represented FFT at both FA Cup and League Cup finals (though didn't receive a winners' medal on either occasion) and has written pieces for the mag ranging on subjects from Bobby Robson's season at Barcelona to Robinho's career. He has written cover features for the mag on Mikel Arteta and Martin Odegaard, and is assisted by his cat, Rosie, who has interned for the brand since lockdown.