Manchester United Transfer News Roundup: Red Devils interested in Swedish striker, club lead the race for Spanish midfielder, and more – 20th July 2021


Manchester United Been on the front foot since the beginning of summer. The Red Devils have already hired Jadon Sancho after a lengthy transfer saga. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was very close to securing his man last summer, but the move could not be completed in time.

However, the Norwegian has finally secured his number one goal this time around as the Premier League giants prepare to fight for the league title next season.

Manchester United have also brought in Tom Heaton and are expected to make a few extra additions before the end of August. The Red Devils are looking to strengthen their attack as well as their midfield this summer.

On that note, let’s take a look at the major Manchester United transfer stories from 20 July 2021.


Manchester United interested in Swedish striker

Alexander IsakAlexander Isaacs, According to Hard tackle via Fichaje. The Red Devils are looking for a new striker this summer and Real Sociedad have identified the man as a viable target.

The 21-year-old has been in red-hot form since joining La Liga side in 2019 and recorded 17 goals in 34 games in the league in the 2020/21 season. He was also in good form at Euro 2020 and captured the imagination of the Premier League giants.

Manchester United want a striker to cover for the aging Edinson Cavani this summer, with Anthony Martial’s future also hanging in the balance. The Red Devils don’t want to hinder Mason Greenwood’s development by putting him under undue pressure and want to bring in a new face at Old Trafford.

Erling Haaland and Harry Kane are on the wish list, but their exorbitant price-tags are a definite deal-breaker for the Premier League side. For example, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has turned his attention to Isaac.

Red Devils lead the race for Spanish midfielder

Saul NiguezSaul Nigezu, According to The Hard Tackle via Francesc Aguila. The Red Devils have left Liverpool and barcelona are behind and are now the favorite to land the Spanish midfielder.

The 26-year-old has dropped the pecking order at Atletico Madrid in recent days and the La Liga champions are set to take him down.

Manchester United are looking to strengthen their midfield amid the uncertain future of Paul Pogba and Donny van de Beek. Saul has been named as a possible replacement if either player leaves this summer. The Red Devils are already in talks with the Spaniard’s agent regarding a move.

Manchester United supervise Sporting Lisbon winger

Manchester United are keeping a close eye on Joelson Fernandes Sports Witness Through Records. The Red Devils are not bothered by the Sporting Lisbon winger’s €60m release clause.

The 18-year-old rose through the ranks at Sporting Lisbon and joined the first team in the 2019/20 season. Chances have been hard to find since then, but his qualities cannot be denied, which has attracted Manchester United.

With Daniel James’ future uncertain and Facundo Pellistri due on loan, the Red Devils could find a place in the squad for a new attacker.

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