Manchester United transfer news LIVE updates: All the latest news and gossip from Old TraffordMonday, July 8Sporting Lisbon are prepared to offer Bruno Fernandes a hefty salary increaseFernandes will become Sporting’s highest earner IF he decides to stayUnited are contemplating a double swoop for Sean Longstaff and Sergej Milinkovic-SavicAnder Herrera has revealed he left Manchester United because of a difference of opinionHarry Maguire flatteredHarry Maguire is ‘flattered’ by interest from Manchester United, according to Goal.Maguire, 26, is a priority for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as he looks to bolster his defensive options next season.The Red Devils saw their £70million bid rejected by Leicester, who want close to £90m for the dominant centre-back.Goal claim Maguire welcomes interest from Manchester United and is flattered to be considered a target. Man Utd transfer news LIVE: Harry Maguire continues to be linked (Image: GETTY)Daniel James praisedOle Gunnar Solskjaer has praised new signing Daniel James for his work-rate and attitude in training.James, who was signed from Swansea for £15million, has arrived with the squad in Australia as the Red Devils prepare to begin their pre-season tour.Solskjaer told MUTV on Friday: “They’ve been great when I’ve spoken to them.”Obviously, Aaron has not joined us yet but Daniel has already set the marker and the standard on work-rate and attitude in training. Whoever you’re going to speak to later on, if you ask about him, it’s been a delight to see.”Paul Pogba clashPaul Pogba appears to have clashed with Jesse Lingard just hours after Manchester United touched down in Australia for pre-season training.In a video shared on the official United Twitter feed, Pogba and the England international seem to get into some sort of dispute.And that sees Victor Lindelof get involved as he looks to diffuse the situation.Pogba takes a step towards Lingard with the winger looking less than impressed with the World Cup winner. Fans aren’t happy…Manchester United fans have fumed at Ed Woodward for missing out on Youri Tielemans.Tielemans, 22, has signed a four-year deal with Leicester for an undisclosed fee believed to be a club-record £40million.One said: “40M and he’s quality… yet we are trying to sign Sean Longstaff.”Another added: “United a shambles for not considering him”.One more exclaimed: “People running #mufc are crazy. Tielemans was for grabbing all summer, now he goes to #lcfc for £40m.”Welcome back, Youri! ������— Leicester City (@LCFC) July 8, 2019No biddersManchester United are struggling to offload defender Marcos Rojo.And that’s because they’ve placed a £25million valuation on the fiery Argentine centre-back.The Red Devils are eager to get the 29-year-old off their books with two years still to run on his contract at Old Trafford.Rojo currently earns £8million annually and that’s a stumbling block for potential suitors. Manchester United transfer news LIVE updates: All the latest news and gossip from Old Trafford (Image: GETTY)Dybala to Man Utd developmentManchester United need Paulo Dybala to agree to being included in a deal for Paul Pogba to have a chance of landing the Argentine.That is according to Italian transfer guru Tancredi Palmieri, who says Lazio’s Sergej Milinkovic-Savic has been identified as a direct replacement for Pogba.”Manchester United actively working on getting Milinkovic-Savic from Lazio. Starting price 75m€,” Palmieri tweeted. “Opening the way to Pogba.”Juventus and Real Madrid on him, but Real Madrid at the moment way ahead on offer, unless Dybala would accept to be in swap.” Manchester United transfer news LIVE updates: All the latest news and gossip from Old Trafford (Image: GETTY)Ole Gunnar Solskjaer questionedSome Manchester United players aren’t happy with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s methods.That’s according to ESPN FC, who claim some of the United squad believe his tactics are “too British and lacking in continental expertise”.The report says the players are unhappy with double training sessions and too much running on their first week of pre-season training. Manchester United transfer news LIVE updates: All the latest news and gossip from Old Trafford (Image: GETTY)Romelu Lukaku approachInter Milan are prepared to be patient in their quest to sign Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku.Inter boss Antonio Conte is reportedly keen on bringing the Belgian international to the San Siro.But Inter chief Giuseppe Marotta has hinted the move is a ‘work in progress’.“The transfer market is a work in progress,” said Marotta. “We are working hard to get the best squad possible for the new season.“We have clear ideas but we need to be patient. We have important goals and transfer targets in mind.” Manchester United transfer news LIVE updates: All the latest news and gossip from Old Trafford (Image: GETTY)Three players wantedOle Gunnar Solskjaer wants at least three new signings through the door before the season gets underway.The Red Devils have already bought Swansea winger Daniel James and Crystal Palace star Aaron Wan-Bissaka for a combined £65million.But the Norwegian tactician is after more.The Sun claim Solskjaer has asked for a defender, central midfielder and an attacking player before the transfer window closes. Manchester United transfer news LIVE updates: All the latest news and gossip from Old Trafford (Image: GETTY)David Neres blowAjax star David Neres has moved to play down rumours linking him with a summer move as he declared: ‘My future is with Ajax’.Neres has just come off the back of a sensational season with the Dutch giants and has been heavily linked with both Manchester United and Everton.However, after Brazil beat Peru 3-1 in the Copa America final the winger, 22, was quick to reaffirm his commitment to his current club.“I’m having a beer because I have something to celebrate,” he told Algemeen Dagblad. “I have to be back at Ajax on July 28. My future is with Ajax.” Manchester United transfer news LIVE updates: All the latest news and gossip from Old Trafford (Image: GETTY)Verbal agreementManchester United have been handed another transfer blow with the news that Sergej Milinkovic-Savic has agreed terms to move to Juventus.United have outlined Lazio’s box-to-box midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic as their prime candidate to replace the outgoing Paul Pogba.But Calcio Mercato have claimed that Milinkovic-Savic has agreed wages of £5.3million a season for six years with Maurizio Sarri’s side.However, United fans can remain hopeful of bringing the former Genk midfielder to Old Trafford, as Lazio and Juventus remain in disagreement over the potential fee.Lazio bosses want at least £80m for the 24-year-old prospect, with Juventus not willing to complete a deal if that is the minimum their rivals will accept. Manchester United transfer news LIVE updates: All the latest news and gossip from Old Trafford (Image: GETTY)Done Deal – O’Hara joins BurtonBurton Albion have completed the signing of Manchester United goalkeeper Kieran O’Hara.The 23-year-old goalkeeper has joined the League One side on a season-long loan deal.O’Hara helped Sol Campbell’s Macclesfield avoid relegation last season and joins Burton to continue his development.Manager Nigel Clough said: “He will come in feeling confident and with the pedigree of being at Manchester United for a number of years and he fits the bill.”Bruno Fernandes planSporting Lisbon are prepared to offer Bruno Fernandes a hefty salary increase.That’s according to Portuguese newspaper A Bola, who claim Fernandes will become Sporting’s highest earner IF he decides to stay.Fernandes, 24, currently earns £44k per week at the Jose Alvalade Stadium – but could receive £67k should he snub front-runners Manchester United.Of course, could all be for nothing after reports claiming the Red Devils have agreed to pay the attacking playmaker £100k per week at Old Trafford. Manchester United transfer news LIVE updates: All the latest news and gossip from Old Trafford (Image: GETTY)Midfield duo wantedManchester United are contemplating a double swoop for Newcastle’s Sean Longstaff and Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic.But they’ll cost a combined £106million.Gazzetta dello Sport claim Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants Milinkovic-Savic to replace Paul Pogba, who’s been tipped to join Real Madrid.Lazio were previously asking for bids of £100million for the 24-year-old – but would reportedly accept £71m.Meanwhile, Longstaff could cost more than expected.Longstaff only signed a new, four-year deal at St James’ Park in December 2018 and the Mirror claim that’s seen his price-tag rise to £35million.Ander Herrera explanationAnder Herrera has revealed he left Manchester United because of a difference of opinion over his role in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s plans.The 29-year-old Spaniard signed for PSG on a free transfer earlier this month after five years at Old Trafford.Asked why he left, Herrera told Spanish newspaper Marca: “I do not like looking at the past very much, but there were differences regarding the project and my importance within it.”I was very happy, I have a lot to thank the club and the fans for it and also Solskjaer. He did a lot for me to stay, but things did not happen, they arrived late, and by then I had already made the decision to play in Paris.” Manchester United transfer news LIVE updates: All the latest news and gossip from Old Trafford (Image: GETTY)Neymar requestNeymar is desperate to re-join Barcelona and doesn’t want to step foot in Paris Saint-Germain’s training facility again.That’s the bold claim from Spanish newspaper Sport, who claim Neymar wants Barcelona to accelerate negotiations with the Ligue 1 champions.Sport say Neymar, 27, is growing restless with the slow pace of the transfer and has told both parties to ‘hurry up’.The report also claims that Neymar has already agreed personal terms with the Catalan giants.The Brazilian earns a reported £635,000 per week with PSG but is prepared to accept £413,000 per week at Barcelona – close to his previous salary in 2017. Manchester United transfer news LIVE updates: All the latest news and gossip from Old Trafford (Image: GETTY)Juve hopefulJuventus are hoping new Italian tax laws that are set to be introduced will help them sign Paul Pogba from Manchester United.Spanish publication Marca claim the Italian government are set to cut tax rates for foreign football players.The report says Italy will cut tax for foreign footballers from 47 per cent to 20 per cent in the north and from 40 per cent to 15 per cent in the south of the country.Turin-based Juve would fall into the northern category.Spain did something similar in 2005 when they passed what was dubbed ‘The Beckham Law’, which gave wealthy players from abroad significant tax advantages following David Beckham’s move from Manchester United to Real Madrid.Marca add that Juventus are now doing all they can to re-sign a player they sold to United for what was then a world-record £89million in 2016.Joao Felix unveiledJoao Felix has been officially unveiled as an Atletico Madrid player.The Portuguese talent, who was signed for an astonishing £114million, was presented at the Wanda Metropolitano on Monday.Felix scored 20 goals and contributed 11 assists in 43 games for Benfica last season.The 19-year-old has a £225m release clause in his contract and is set to earn £15million across the next five seasons.