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Man Utd transfer news LIVE: Paul Pogba contract EXCLUSIVE, Ed Woodward STANDS DOWN, club urged to buy Declan Rice

MANCHESTER UNITED have offered Paul Pogba a bumper £500k-a-week contract, SunSport can reveal.

Elsewhere, executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward has finally stepped aside following the Super League debacle.

Woodward's exit will now take effect from February 1 when Richard Arnold will take over as Chief Executive.

Meanwhile, West Ham have slapped a stunning £100m asking price on Declan Rice but the Red Devils are confident of tempting him up to the North West.

And United are determined to sign Wolves star Ruben Neves this month, SunSport can also exclusively reveal.

The Portugal ace, 24, has two years left on his current deal at Molineux – but has spoken of his desire to play in the Champions League.

We've also the very latest on Erling Haaland as Premier League clubs continue to eye a swoop for the Dortmund superstar.

Get all the latest Man Utd transfer news, updates and gossip on our live blog…

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    Rangnick not in United running

    Ralf Rangnick is reportedly not in the running to take the Man Utd job on a permanent basis this summer.

    The Star claims Brendan Rodgers, Mauricio Pochettino and Erik ten Hag are the three names on United's shortlist.

    That means Rangnick is set to move into his backroom consultancy role once his interim position ends later this year.

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    Exclusive by SunSport’s Dan Cutts

    Man Utd have offered Paul Pogba a new deal on a whopping wage of £500,000 per week.

    Pogba, a French World Cup winner, is wanted by Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid, with old side Juventus also showing interest.

    SunSport understands he has not yet decided whether he will put pen to paper on fresh terms.

    United sources fear he will leave the club, but the new deal is around £100,000 more than Pogba is expected to get across Europe.

    It would make him the highest paid player in Premier League history, on a basic wage of around £400,000 a week before add-ons.

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    Tuanzebe nearing Napoli loan move

    Axel Tuanzebe has reportedly completed his medical ahead of a shock loan move to Napoli.

    Fabrizio Romano claims the Italians will pay £500,000 to take the Man Utd defender until the summer.

    But there is no option for a permanent deal at the end of the temporary spell.

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    Man Utd's biggest ever sales

    Ralf Rangnick looks set to let several United players leave this month.

    But will anyone bring in as much as Cristiano Ronaldo's £80million?

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    United line up Zagadou swoop

    Man Utd are reportedly eyeing a loan move for Dortmund defender Dan-Axel Zagadou.

    The 22-year-old would be available for free in the summer when his contract with the Bundesliga giants expires.

    FootMercato reports United are looking to bring in the giant defender on a temporary basis this month ahead of a permanent deal at the end of the season.

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    Agbonlahor urges United sell Ronaldo

    Man United should get rid of Cristiano Ronaldo this summer, says Gabby Agbonlahor.

    He told TalkSport: “You’ve seen the difference in Fernandes since Ronaldo has come in. Before Ronaldo came in, Fernandes was the main man. Now Ronaldo’s the main man.

    “Ronaldo was captain against Wolves. Before Ronaldo came it was Fernandes who was captain when Harry Maguire was out and now he’s on the bench.

    “There’s going to be tension there. If you look at the whole situation, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will know he made a mistake by bringing Ronaldo in, simple as that.

    “Yes, Ronaldo has scored but he’s scored goals that Greenwood would have scored, Rashford would have scored in that position.

    “For me, I would let Ronaldo go in the summer. Let Greenwood, Sancho and Rashford play together.”

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    United line up Rice bid

    Man United have made signing a new midfielder their top priority next summer.

    And West Ham ace Declan Rice is their No1 target.

    TalkSport claims United could even be ready to break their club record transfer for the £100million-rated ace.

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    Man Utd's record top scorers

    Wayne Rooney remains Man United's top goalscorer with 253 strikes.

    Can the likes of Mason Greenwood and Marcus Rashford challenge the icon's incredible numbers?

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    Man City eye Gavi swoop

    Man City are reportedly plotting a move for Barcelona teen sensation Gavi.

    The 17-year-old is also thought to be a target for Man United.

    And El Nacional claims Gavi could end up in the Premier League because of his £41million release clause.

    However, the midfielder is thought to prefer remaining at Barca following Xavi’s return as manager.

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    Exclusive by SunSport’s Ken Lawrence

    Mauricio Pochettino is only awaiting the official call inviting him to become the new manager of Manchester United.

    So ignore any of his sweet nothings saying that he is looking forward to a great future with Paris Saint-Germain.

    The call will almost certainly be made before summer and there is every indication it will be taken and the offer accepted.

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    Worst United XI this century

    Man United have made their fair share of signings in the 21st century.

    Some have been great hits, but others have definitely been misses.

    Is this the worst XI of players signed by United this century?

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    United look glum at training

    Man Utd stars arrived at training with faces like thunder on Thursday.

    The Red Devils are reeling after they ushered in the new year with a woeful 1-0 loss to Wolves.

    Mood in the camp is said to be at rock bottom with interim boss Ralf Rangnick battling mutiny in the dressing room.

    And it was clear to see the squad had little to smile about as one by one they pulled into Carrington.

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    Who is Richard Arnold?

    Man Utd have confirmed Ed Woodward will leave at the end of the month.

    And he will be replaced as CEO by Richard Arnold, an old university pal.

    But who is the accountant who wanted to keep Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on as manager?

    FIND OUT MORE HERE

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    United line up PSG's Icardi

    Man United are reportedly plotting a shock move for PSG striker Mauro Icardi.

    L'Equipe claims the former Inter Milan captain will be targeted by Ralf Rangnick if United lose both Anthony Martial and Edinson Cavani this month.

    Icardi could be available on loan with the view to a permanent £30million switch next summer.

    But United may have to battle Juventus for the Argentine international's coveted signature.

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    Most valuable Premier League teams

    It's transfer window time and clubs are readying their warchests for some mega spending.

    But how much they have to splash also depends on how much they have in the bank…

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    Breaking – United's new Brentford date

    Man United's game at Brentford will now be played on Wednesday January 19 at 8pm.

    The clash was originally scheduled for 14 December.

    It was called off after four United players tested positive for Covid in the build up to the game.

    The match will be shown live on BT Sport.

    However, the new date is subject to neither side being involved in a re-arranged FA Cup third round tie.

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    Next up for Man Utd

    Let's take a look at United's next five games…

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    Fernandes interest

    Barcelona are interested in Manchester United star Bruno Fernandes, sensational reports from Spain suggest.

    According to El Nacional, Fernandes is 'unhappy' at Old Trafford and Barca are looking to offer an alternative.

    This comes after recent reports claimed that United's caretaker boss Ralf Rangnick is battling a dressing-room rift which threatens to completely derail the season.

    A number of stars feel certain senior team-mates have too much sway with Rangnick on big decisions.

    One well-placed club source branded the club’s set-up a ‘shambles’

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    TWO TARGETS

    Manchester United have prioritised Wolves star Ruben Neves and Marseille ace Boubacar Kamara in their hunt for a new midfielder.

    That is according to Sky Sports, who claim that Kamara and Neves are United's main targets in the January transfer window.

    The Red Devils have been keeping tabs on Neves since the summer and are still in contact with the Portugal international's agent Jorge Mendes.

    Newcastle and Roma are also interested in Kamara, who is able to discuss terms of a pre-contract agreement

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    Van de Beek race

    Newcastle could test Manchester United’s stance on Donny van Beek this month.

    According to The Telegraph, United interim manager Ralf Rangnick wants Van de Beek to stay at Old Trafford.

    But the Magpires will enquire about the playmaker regardless to see if a deal is possible.

    The Netherlands international has struggled for minutes ever since his move from Ajax in 2020

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    Zak attack

    Manchester United are reportedly targeting Borussia Monchengladbach ace Denis Zakaria.

    According to the Manchester Evening News, United are prioritising the signing of a new midfielder.

    And according to the Daily Mirror, the Red Devils are tracking Zakaria, who is out of contract in the summer.

    But the Manchester giants could face competition from Liverpool, Barcelona, Juventus, Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich.

    And Gladbach appear to be valuing the Switzerland international at £25m

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    Being Franck

    Tottenham have joined the transfer war for AC Milan star and Manchester United transfer target Franck Kessie.

    That is according to the Evening Standard, who report that Spurs manager Antonio Conte has identified Kessie, whom he remembers from his time in Serie A, as a top target.

    United are also immensely interested in the midfielder as he could come rather cheap because his contract expires in June.

    The north Londoners need a spark in the middle of the park following a rather poor start to the season

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    Al or nothing

    Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has urged Arsenal to sign Real Sociedad star Alexander Isak.

    Ferdinand said during the latest edition of Vibe with Five: "He will be a good signing.

    "Another young talented player. He has done really well in the Euros for Sweden, I thought.

    "He is a talented player, man"

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    Alvarez stance

    Manchester United have no plans to sign River Plate star Julian Alvarez this month.

    According to Manchester Evening News, United are not keen to seal Alvarez, with a club source stating 'there is nothing in the reports at all'.

    The striker has registered a total of 18 goals and seven assists in just 21 league appearances.

    The Argentina international's impressive performances have led to interest from various European clubs

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    Ed's gone

    Ed Woodward has stepped down as Manchester United's executive vice-chairman.

    Woodward's exit will take effect from February 1 and Richard Arnold will replace him.

    The 50-year-old executive announced last April he would leave his role in the wake of United’s failed bid to join the controversial European Super League.

    Today ends nearly nine turbulent years as the Red Devils' most powerful executive had a fractured relationship with a large chunk of the fans

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