Manchester United transfer news: Potential owner wants ‘immediate transfer control’

Sir Jim Ratcliffe (Photo by VALERY HACHE/AFP via Getty Images)
Sir Jim Ratcliffe (Photo by VALERY HACHE/AFP via Getty Images) /

May 2 – More crucial Manchester United transfer news drops as the demands of a potential owner, loanees leaving & a top striker update dominate the trending headlines. Man Utd transfer news from May 1st is available here.

Manchester United Transfer News -Sir Jim Ratcliffe Wants to Mirror What Todd Boehley is Doing at Chelsea

According to The Telegraph, potential Manchester United owner Sir Jim Ratcliffe wants to be in control of the club’s transfer should his bid be accepted by the Glazers. For those wondering what that exactly means, Chelsea’s Todd Boehly is a great example of owners having control over transfers. According to CBS’ Ben Jacobs, Sir Jim Ratcliffe’s bid is believed to be slightly higher than Sheikh Jassim’s and with more flexibility in its structure.

Manchester United Transfer News – Two Loaned-Out Players are Expected to Leave This Summer

Per Fabrizio Romano, both Alex Telles and Eric Bailly are set to leave Manchester United in the summer. Both players are currently on loan with Telles at Sevilla and Bailly at Marseille.

Left-back Alex Telles was bought in 2020 from Porto. The Brazilian looks likely to leave permanently with both Luke Shaw and Tyrell Malacia being favourites at his position. Spanish outlet AS report that Al-Nassr, Cristiano Ronaldo’s club, has an interest in bringing the player to Saudi Arabia.

Ivory Coast international Eric Bailly was seen as a top prospect when he first signed for Manchester United. He joined the Red Devils in 2016 from Spanish side Villareal but never became a regular (besides the 16-17 season) at Manchester United.

Manchester United Transfer News – United Set to Battle With Bayern Munich for Bundesliga Star

According to Sky Germany, Manchester United is the main competitor to Bayern Munich for Randal Kolo Muani. Bayern Munich has begun talks with the French international but Manchester United reportedly are further along in discussions with Kolo Muani. Reporter Florian Plettenberg states that United rates Kolo Muani higher than striker target Victor Osihmen. Kolo Muani has 13 goals and 12 assists this in the Bundesliga and has become a full-fledged French National Team player.