Man Utd ‘closing in’ on intriguing £42million deal as key Cristiano Ronaldo update emerges

All the latest Manchester United transfer news and rumours as Erik ten Hag looks to turn things around at Old Trafford.

Manchester United are still picking up the pieces following a disastrous weekend.

Erik ten Hag could only watch as his side were demolished by Brentford, conceding four times within 35 minutes.

United have now lost both of their opening games, and to make matters worse, they face Liverpool at Old Trafford next up.

New signings are needed within the next couple of weeks as United look to haul themselves off the bottom of the Premier League.

With that in mind, we have rounded up all the latest transfer news and rumours surrounding the Red Devils.

Cunha links

United are said to be closing in on the signing of Atletico Madrid forward Matheus Cunha.

According to talkSPORT, United are working on a £42million deal for the 23-year-old, who could find play time reduced this season due to the return of Alvaro Morata.

Cunha only arrived at Atletico last year, scoring eigh times in 30 La Liga appearances since.

Dest latest

United are said to be waiting to see if Sergino Dest becomes available this summer.

According to Mundo Deportivo, United are the ‘main club’ waiting to see if the full-back leaves Barca this summer.

Dest is said to want to stay, but he is one of the players who could be shipped out if Barcelona need another financial boost ahead of the window closing at the end of this month.

Ronaldo update

United chief Joel Glazer is said to be against the idea of selling Cristiano Ronaldo this sumer.

Ronaldo is said to have demanded an exit as he looks to return to the Champions League, but the Red Devils are not playing ball.

According to the Manchester Evening News, Glazer is against the idea of selling Ronaldo, and he oversees all the incomings and outgoings at Old Trafford.