October 22, 2021


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Man Utd rejected by Atletico, Villarreal defenders, but Barcelona’s Moriba up for grabs

The transfer chase is on at Old Trafford after Manchester United finished as Premier League runners-up last season, but the club is already experiencing difficulties in its recruitment.

Euro 2020 has complicated matters as many players look to concentrate on international affairs, possibly delaying the Red Devils in their efforts to add more star talent this summer.

Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish is expected to be subject of a bidding war between United and rivals Manchester City in what could be one of England’s biggest summer deals.

United’s defence and midfield are the more pressing areas addressed in the latest rumours, however – and Daily Star Sport has dissected today’s gossip highlights…

The 30-year-old—who is contracted in Madrid until 2023—is on his way to Euro 2020 after helping Atletico win La Liga this past season, with neither Trippier nor Diego Simeone eager to see him leave this summer.

Solskjaer is settled with Aaron Wan-Bissaka as his right-back of choice, but it’s been suggested United could look to add competition for the role.

Speaking of targets prepared to remain in their Spanish settings, Pau Torres is another who looks unlikely to join Solskjaer’s ranks this summer.

Torres, 24, has spent almost his entire career in his native Villarreal and was a prominent part of the team that defeated United on penalties to lift the Europa League title in May.

Rather than leave Unai Emery’s side, the centre-back indicated he’s eager to venture into the Champions League with his boyhood club: “Right now I have a contract with Villarreal.

We’ve won a European trophy We’ve shown we can compete against any opponent.