According talkSPORT journalist Alex Crook, the Old Trafford The club’s new strategy could mean the club are working on a deal or two with players who are not yet known to be United targets.
Crook also believes United have learned from past mistakes, with previous deals having been leaked to the public, United officials are now working on deals out of the public eye.
So far in the current transfer window, United have let a number of top players leave the club, including Paul Pogbajesse Lingard, Edison Cavani and John mata.
Honestly everything is top secret when it comes to Manchester United and his transfers. Fewer links than usual and no substantial updates.
Even the most trusted journalists receive very minor updates.
Time will tell if these approaches will be successful.
— The United Link 🏆 (@TheUnitedLink) June 16, 2022
Despite the high number of exits, no new players have yet been signed, with the team already back in pre training of the season, the club must step up the pace to bring in the players.
Earlier this week it was reported that Feyenoord defender Tyrell Malacia is set to be Ten Hag’s first signing as United boss after a deal worth around £14.6million was agreed between the two clubs.
Tyrell Malacia at Manchester United, let’s go! Agreement reached on personal terms, expecting to sign the contracts soon for €15m plus another €2m for Feyenoord. Malacia will be the first signing of the ten Hag era. 🚨🔴 #MUFC
Deal with OL hijacked, as revealed on Tuesday – now confirmed. pic.twitter.com/ZKHtg62C7B
— Fabrice Romano (@FabrizioRomano) July 1, 2022
Barcelona’s Dutch midfielder Frankie of jong could also be a United player soon, this transfer saga has been going on for a while but it looks like a deal is close, and Of jong is supposed to be ready to move to Old Trafford. Ten Hag coached Of jong when the pair spent time together at Ajax.
Ten Hag is also looking to attack his former side, with the defender Lisandro Martinez and winger Antony top the list.
United face stiff competition from Premier League rivals Arsenal to sign Martinez, the former Trafford club are preparing a £40million bid.
Lisandro Martínez and his camp will once again be clear with the Ajax board: he only wants Premier League football. He therefore wants to make a choice between the proposals of Arsenal and Man United, hoping that Ajax will let him go. 🔴 #transfers
Erik ten Hag, confident about this deal – pushes again. pic.twitter.com/ivkaHhCNvu
— Fabrice Romano (@FabrizioRomano) July 3, 2022
United officials are believed to have traveled to Amsterdam last week to discuss a potential move for Brazilian winger Antony, but United are said to be put off by Ajax’s asking price.
The Red Devils also offered free agent Christian Eriksen a deal, but the experienced Denmark international is currently considering offers from United and Brentfordto whom he spent the second half of the 21/22 campaign with.
United are preparing to leave for their pre season tour of Thailand and Australia next week, with hopes that they will be joined on their journey, but with new faces.
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