Man Utd news LIVE: Ed Woodward set to dish out £1.1m player bonus, Harry Kane transfer

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

Wednesday, April 1

  • Alexis Sanchez is set to receive a £1.1million loyalty payment
  • Tottenham are confident of keeping talisman Harry Kane next season
  • Manchester United target Jack Grealish could remain an Aston Villa player
  • The Red Devils have contact Jadon Sancho’s agent over a possible transfer

Jadon Sancho talks

Manchester United have contact Jadon Sancho’s agent over a possible transfer. The Borussia Dortmund winger has been tipped to return to the Premier League this summer. United, Chelsea and Liverpool are eyeing the England international, 20.

And according to the Mirror, United have tried to beat their rivals to the former Manchester City winger.

The Red Devils have contacted Sancho’s agent over a possible move.

However, The Mirror add that United are reluctant to submit a formal approach for the youngster due to concerns over the summer transfer window.

The summer window will be affected by the coronavirus pandemic, with reports claiming it could be extended until next January.

Alexis Sanchez loyalty bonus

Alexis Sanchez is set to receive a £1.1million loyalty payment when he returns to Manchester United.

The Chilean forward has struggled to make an impact on loan with Inter Milan and Antonio Conte’s side have turned down the chance to sign him on a permeant basis.

Sanchez, 31, is now expected to move back to Old Trafford where The Sun claim he’ll be given a significant ‘cash windfall’ because of a clause in his £500,000-a-week contract.

A source told The Sun: “Everyone is aware of Alexis’ wages and there is bonuses in the contract as well.”

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Harry Kane situation

Tottenham are confident of keeping talisman Harry Kane, the Daily Mail report.

The England international is growing restless in north London and has recently made noises that he’s prepared to look elsewhere to challenge for major honours.

Manchester City view Kane, 26, as a long-term replacement for Sergio Aguero, while Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward would reportedly ‘relish’ the opportunity to bring him to Old Trafford.

However, Spurs think they are in a strong position for two reasons.

The first is that Kane has four years left to run on his current deal and the second is the player’s £200million valuation, that could prove too steep given the financial impact the Coronavirus crisis.

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Jack Grealish U-turn

Manchester United target Jack Grealish could remain an Aston Villa player.

But only if the Premier League season is declared null and void, according to The Mirror.

The Red Devils are still confident of capturing the 24-year-old’s £70million signature despite his recent misdemeanour.

Grealish remains a target for ‘several big clubs’ and would certainly leave his boyhood team if they are relegated but he may be encouraged to stay if the season is expunged.

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