Man Utd chief Ed Woodward urged to complete Tottenham transfer, four-way striker battle

Man Utd updates: All the latest news and gossip from Old Trafford

Tuesday, May 19

  • Premier League trio Arsenal, Tottenham and Leicester want Alassane Plea
  • Ed Woodward has made initial contact for the Borussia Monchengladbach forward
  • Manchester United should sign Tottenham star Son Heung-min – Peter Schmeichel
  • Striker Harry Kane won’t join one of Tottenham’s Premier League rivals

Alassane Plea pursuit

Manchester United have been joined by three Premier League clubs in their pursuit of Alassane Plea.

The Borussia Monchengladbach forward scored his ninth goal of the campaign during Saturday evening’s 3-1 victory over Eintracht Frankfurt.

And German publication Bild are claiming Arsenal, Tottenham and Leicester are all interested in signing the 27-year-old Frenchman.

Interest from the English trio will come as an unwelcome surprise for executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward who, last week, was claimed to have made initial contact with the player’s representatives.


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Son Heung-min move

Manchester United should sign Tottenham star Son Heung-min.

That’s according to Old Trafford legend Peter Schmeichel, who carried out a Q&A session on Twitter on Monday evening.

The Red Devils goalkeeper, who made 362 appearances for the club, was asked which ‘realistic’ target he would like to see join Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s ranks.

“Son from Spurs,” Schmeichel responded.


  • Chelsea take concrete steps to complete £107m Kai Havertz transfer

Harry Kane transfer prediction

Harry Kane won’t join one of Tottenham’s Premier League rivals, according to Tim Sherwood.

The England international, who has scored 181 goals in 278 appearances for Tottenham, has been tipped to leave north London for upwards of £200million with Manchester United and Barcelona linked.

“I can’t see Harry Kane leaving Tottenham and going to any other club in the Premier League,” Sherwood said on the Squeaky Bum Time podcast. “Not even Manchester United. That’s just my opinion.

“I think he’d go to Real Madrid or Barcelona or Bayern Munich – I can see him there, yes, if things don’t turn around at Tottenham.”

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