6pm Man Utd news LIVE: Bergwijn ultimatum, Arsenal and United transfer boost for Haaland, Tottenham blow in Depay bid – The SunNovember 13, 2019
OLE GUNNAR SOLKSKJAER will be feeling much more comfortable heading into the international break off the back of a routine 3-1 win at home to Brighton.
The Norwegian's Red Devils have now won five of their last fixtures in all competitions and are up to seventh in the Premier League.
But that may still not be enough, with PSV wing sensation Steven Bergwijn reportedly only willing to join United if they get into the Champions League.
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MAN UTD target Steven Bergwijn reportedly wants an Old Trafford move.
But he will only ditch PSV if Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men qualify for the Champions League this season.
That’s according to the Daily Star, who claim Bergwijn has actually said he is keen on joining the Red Devils.
It’s believed the Dutch winger could cost in the region of £40m.
MANCHESTER UNITED and Arsenal have been handed a boost in their hunt for striker Erling Haaland – as Barcelona will not pay the £85million valuation.
Teenage wonderkid Haaland has lit up the Champions League this season with RB Salzburg.
Barca have already spent big on the likes of £107.6m striker Antoine Griezmann, from Atletico Madrid, and £67m Ajax midfielder Frenkie de Jong.
Nou Camp chiefs think £85m is too much for the 19-year-old despite his heroics this season, claim ESPN.
But the player is under contract until 2023 so the Austrians are convinced they can get big money for the young star.
The Catalans want to pay much less – and that could let in the English clubs who can stump up that sort of cash with the huge sums from playing in the Premier League.
United hope they have the edge in a transfer deal as Haaland worked with boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer when the pair were at Norwegian club Molde.
Solskjaer is a big fan of his fellow countryman – and with United still at least one striker down after Romelu Lukaku's £73m Inter Milan switch and the season-long loan for Alexis Sanchez – the club could make their move in two months' time.
MANCHESTER UNITED have fielded more kids born after 2000 than any other Premier League club – but Chelsea and Arsenal aren't far behind.
Thanks to the likes of Mason Greenwood and Brandon Williams, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's squad lead the league in terms of teenage starters.
Four United starlets have all played in the Premier League for the Red Devils, with Chelsea the closest with three.
Arsenal, Tottenham, Wolves, Manchester City and Southampton are joint-third with two first-team stars to have been born on or after January 1, 2000.
Brighton, West Ham, Everton, Newcastle and Norwich all have one – but that's it for the top-flight.
Even league leaders Liverpool, who have blooded a host of youngsters including Trent Alexander-Arnold in recent years, are yet to field a player born in the 2000s in the league.
As well as young left-back Williams – who has thrilled fans since breaking into the team earlier this season – Greenwood has got the Old Trafford faithful excited.
MEMPHIS DEPAY's potential £50million move to Tottenham could be blocked by Man Utd after Lyon revealed that they have first refusal on their former striker.
Mauricio Pochettino's Spurs are planning a £50million bid for Utd flop Depay to bolster their attacking options as they lie 14th in the Premier League having won only three of their 12 matches.
However, Lyon have revealed that Man Utd have the first option to buy Depay, if he moves on from the French club, as a buy-back clause was agreed when he left Old Trafford to sign for Lyon in January 2017 for an initial £16million.
Lyon's director of football, Juninho, says Depay is happy at Lyon and hopes to extend his contract beyond its end in June 2021, but admits Utd will have priority over other interested clubs.
Netherlands international Depay has resurrected his career with Lyon in Ligue 1, scoring 11 goals in 14 games this season.
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