Zlatan wants £8m to sign, Real Madrid transfer hint and more United rumours

first_imgJose Mourinho has not even been officially announced as Manchester United manager yet but already he has outlined who he wants to bring to the club.The incoming Red Devils boss is thought to be intent on using his agent Jorge Mendes’ connections and clients to bring in some of the top players around Europe, with attack his main focus.On the other hand, he also has a number of current players to make a decision about as he begins his ruthless restructuring of the Old Trafford club in attempt to remould them into Premier League champions.talkSPORT have rounded up all the rumours surrounding Mourinho’s United targets and also the futures of some of the current Red Devils stars.Click the arrow above, right, to see the who could be making up Mourinho’s first team squad next season. David De Gea happy to stay – The Manchester Evening News have revealed that De Gea is happy to stay at the club now Mourinho is in charge. The goalkeeper was to seek a move away from Old Trafford had Van Gaal remained as boss but he is now keen to strike up a better rapport with Mourinho than he had with the Dutchman. 6 Karim Benzema identified as Mourinho’s top target – click the arrow, right, to see more Manchester United transfer rumours – Mourinho has identified Karim Benzema as his transfer priority this season, say the Independent. The incoming United boss managed the Frenchman during his time at Real Madrid and Benzema was pictured with a Red Devils crest in his house on his Instagram earlier this week. A Cristiano Ronaldo reunion? – The Portuguese superstar is available for £80m this summer, report the Daily Star. His agent, who also represents Mourinho, is the key driving force in the deal and has reportedly told United he can secure the deal as long as the Red Devils want Ronaldo, who is now 31 years old. 6 Three-way John Stones battle? – However, the Telegraph claim Mourinho will face a battle if he is to bring Stones to Old Trafford to partner Chris Smalling. Mourinho failed in his £40m attempt to sign him for Chelsea last summer and this time around he faces stiff competition from Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City as well as Barcelona. 6 Zlatan Ibrahimovic to be first through the door – Free agent Ibrahimovic is almost certain to become Mourinho’s first signing at Old Trafford and the Mail report the Sweden captain will demand £200,000-a-week over a two-year contract, as well as a signing-on fee of £8m. 6 Juan Mata has no problem with Mourinho’s arrivial – The MEN also understand Mata has no issues with Mourinho taking over as manager despite being jettisoned and eventually sold by the Portuguese while the pair were at Chelsea. While Mata would have preferred an alternative to the former Real Madrid manager, he is happy at the club and does not want to leave. 6 6last_img read more

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