Manchester United are close to signing Swansea winger Daniel James for around £15million according to Sky Sports reporter Julian Warren.
The Red Devils are ready to fend off competition from Leeds United, Newcastle and Everton.
United are keen on acquiring the youngster before the start of their pre-season and Warren claims that the deal has neared completion.
“United are close to agreeing a £15million deal with Swansea for their young winger Daniel James,” Warren said on Sky Sports News.
Warren further went on to provide an update of Alexis Sanchez’s future at Old Trafford; the player James is said to replace.
The Chilean is most likely to be shown the door in the summer after another disappointing campaign.
“We understand that Juventus and Inter Milan are both interested in signing Manchester United’s Alexis Sanchez this summer,” Warren added.
“Our colleagues in Italy are saying Sanchez’s representative Fernando Felicevich has met with both the Juventus sporting director and Inter’s technical director.
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“Sanchez apologised to Manchester United supporters at the end of the season and admitted he hadn’t played as well as he’d expected.”
United are so desperate to get to rid off the Chilean that there have been multiple reports where they’d be willing to pay half of Sanchez’s colossal £26m per annum salary to any party interested in signing him.
Dwelving further into United’s transfer plans for the summer, Warren revealed that James isn’t the only English youngster Solskjaer’s has his eyes on.
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Newcastle midfielder Sean Longstaff is said to have caught the eyes of the Norwegian and United are ready to move for the 21-year-old.
“Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is keen on recruiting young, homegrown talent during the summer window and we’ve been told he’s interested in Newcastle’s 21-year-old midfielder Sean Longstaff,” Warren added.
“Longstaff signed a new contract at St James’ Park in November.
“That runs until 2022.”
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