Man Utd transfer news LIVE: Ronaldo set for return, Sesko plan tested, De Jong update
Erik ten Hag has confirmed ‘Cristiano Ronaldo will face Rayo Vallecan’o despite his efforts to leave Manchester Un’ited as the pursuit of Red Bull Salzburg sta’r Benjamin Sesko heats up.
The Dutchman confirmed th’at the superstar attacker would face Rayo Valleca’no in United’s final outing of pre-sea’son. It comes as the Portugal captain continu’es to push for an exit from Old Trafford, ‘though he faces dwindling prospects for’ possible destinations.
Amid all the noise surrounding R’onaldo, Ten Hag is continuing to press o’n with revamping the Red Devils’ squad’. Benjamin Sesko is now among their to’p targets, having impressed for Red Bul’l Salzburg, though the Austrian side are re’luctant to let him go.
The pursuit of Sesko comes as a ‘move for Frenkie de Jong continues to’ stall, with the Dutchman so far refusing to lea’ve Barcelona. But with less than a ‘week before the new Premier League season ki’cks off, Ten Hag will hope the pace of U’nited’s business picks up.
With all of that being said, kee’p it right here for all the latest Man’chester United transfer gossip and news thr’oughout Saturday evening.
Man Utd legend Schmeic’hel on title
The new season gets unde’rway on Friday night when Arsenal travel’ to Crystal Palace. The Reds get their campaig’n underway with a trip to Fulham a day l’ater, before City face West Ham at the ‘London Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
Having been the two challen’gers for the title last te’rm, Liverpool and City are expected to battle it out once again t’o be crowned England’s best tea’m. But Schmeichel has poured cold w’ater over the idea that the duo will be as domi’nant as they were last season.