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Man Utd news LIVE: Cristiano Ronaldo ‘agrees to join Al Nassr’ as United OUT of Jude Bellingham race

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Man Utd have turned their attentions to Portugal superstar Rafael Leao, according to reports.

The Daily Star claim that the Red Devils have grown frustrated with their attempts to lure PSV’s Cody Gakpo to the club.

Instead, they will now move for the AC Milan hotshot, who could cost as much as £50million.

His current deal expires in 2024.

Meanwhile, The Sun can reveal Manchester United are ready to swoop in January to land Holland’s World Cup star Cody Gakpo.

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PSV are willing to cash in on the attacker to maximise his value following his three goals in Qatar.

United were interested in the 23-year-old in the summer but backed out of a potential deal after signing Anthony from Ajax for

But the Red Devils want attacking reinforcements following Cristiano Ronaldo’s exit and Gakpo is keen on the move.

The Dutchman, who lined up against the USA, wants to be used as a striker despite being played as a winger and a number 10 for his club and country.

Both clubs are yet to enter talks but with United boss Erik Ten Hag and Gakpo sharing the same agents, there is belief a deal can be ironed out as soon as the window opens next month.

Man Utd are keen to organise another behind-closed-doors friendly, as they continue warm-weather training camp in Spain.

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The Red Devils will play Cadiz on Wednesday and Real Betis on Saturday – the latter coming 10 days before they entertain
Burnley in the League Cup.

However, Erik ten Hag wants his team to play another game against Football League opposition when they return from Spain.

Former England manager Sven Goran Eriksson believes Man Utd would be better off signing Harry Kane instead of Cody Gakpo.

“Gakpo would be very good for the Premier League and I’m certain he wouldn’t need that much time to adapt to the Premier League,” Eriksson told Betway.

“The thing is that many clubs will have been watching him thirty or fourty times. Ronaldo has gone now and Manchester United need an out and out number nine and Harry Kane seems the perfect fit.

“Kane could be impossible but they have to get something similar. Right now I don’t think Gakpo is the profile they need.”

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