Manchester United see Premier League rivals join chase for €70m defender: report

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag.
Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag. (Image credit: Getty Images)

Manchester United are in serious need for reinforcements at the back in the summer transfer window, with their desperation well-documented in recent weeks. 

Despite finishing the Premier League season with back-to-back wins, the club’s eighth-placed finish is their worst final league position since the 1989/90 season, with the team ending the campaign with a negative goal difference. 

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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.