It had been thought that Patrice Evra had played his last game at Old Trafford, but with the veteran defender extending his contract, putting Shaw’s move in doubt.
Louis van Gaal wants to impose his free flowing style at Old Trafford, but with such an emphasis on going forward, someone must shoulder the defensive responsibility.
Although Manchester United are destined for a squad overhaul once Louis van Gaal arrives after the World Cup, it seems that Antonio Valencia is in the long-term plans.
Despite the belief that clubs struggle to negotiate transfers during a World Cup summer, there are plenty of big names on the move and Kroos may be as well.
Barcelona’s new era under Luis Enrique, will involve making changes that should have been made two years ago but one surprising omission from his plans is Alexis Sanchez.
With Patrice Evra signing a one-year extension and United chasing various left-back options, it looks like Alexander Buttner is taking the hint and heading for the exit.
Having missing the majority of the season after tearing ligaments in his knee back in November, it seems Carlo Ancelotti doesn’t see the German international in his plans next season.
Louis van Gaal will bring a more fluid and attractive style of play, which could lead to an exodus of players from the squad, whom the Dutchman deems not good enough.
With the World Cup in full swing and only two weeks until the transfer window officially opens, Manchester United’s transfer activity is beginning to heat up.
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The midfield is possibly to most important part of van Gaal’s 4-3-3 system and it is clear that the current players at Old Trafford are not the right quality.
Robin van Persie’s move between Premier League rivals Arsenal and Manchester United came as quite a shock and it seems another Gunners Captain is on his way to Old Trafford.
Following their 5-1 demolition of reigning World Cup champions Spain, there are certainly a few members of the Netherlands squad van Gaal will want at Old Trafford next year.