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This£80 million rated midfielder told Manchester United‘would be ideal move to make’

Liverpool legend John Barnes believes Manchester United would be an ideal move for Declan Rice – but the Chelsea target would need to be patient.

Rice has been one of the standout midfielders in the Premier League this season and his performances has led to all sorts of rumours that he will make the step up in the summer to a bigger club.

It is believed that West Ham are asking big money for their best player, but the reports suggests that United are confident that they can sign up Rice for a fee of around £45 million in the summer window.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer knows that he has a team that is on the verge of challenging for that Premier League title once again and adding a few players that will add a bit more depth to certain areas of the pitch will only take his club in the right direction.

And amid speculation that Declan Rice is on the shopping list, Barnes believes Manchester United would be an ideal move for the gifted midfielder.

Barnes, speaking to BonusCodeBets, said: “Regarding the ongoing transfer rumours on Declan Rice, I am not sure that he would come into Manchester United and take over that defensive midfield role, especially as Nemanja Matic has recently signed a two-year contract.

Terms AGREED: Manchester City agree personal terms with Manchester United target

The Premier League giants have apparently agreed personal terms with Valencia star Ferran Torres ahead of a proposed move during this current summer’s transfer window.

The talented attacker has been in noteworthy form for Los Che during the 2019-20 season, scoring multiple times and contributing eight assists in 43 appearances in all competitions.

The young attacker’s contract at the Mestalla is expected to lapse the next summer, however, his future has been the subject of much theory in the course of the most recent couple of months.

Real Madrid, Juventus and Manchester United are among the clubs to be credited with an enthusiasm for the Spain the 20-year-old, however as indicated by Ivisionsport, Ferrab Torres has agreed personal terms with Manchester City.

The report asserts that the youngster’s agents met with Manchester City on Wednesday, where an ‘absolute understanding’ was reached ‘on the standing of the deal’.

Ferran Torres has overseen four goals and five assists in 33 La Liga outings this season.

Paul Pogba close to agreeing new five-year Man Utd contract in mega boost for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s project

PAUL POGBA is on the verge of agreeing a new five-year Manchester United deal.

SunSport understands the Red Devils are confident of announcing the deal at the end of the season.

The Frenchman, 27, has had a change of heart since expressing his desire to leave the club this time last season.

Boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has reinstated him into his post-lockdown team after he recovered from an ankle injury.

While Pogba looked tired and made a couple of errors against Southampton — one of which led to their first goal in Monday’s 2-2 draw — he has generally been playing well.

Solskjaer had started to plan for the future without him but has noticed a real change in attitude and form.

So if he is left out at Crystal Palace tonight it will for a rest rather than being dropped.

Solskjaer said: “I’ve been speaking more or less every day with Paul. He knows he wouldn’t be dropped.

“When Paul plays like this, he wouldn’t be dropped from any team in the world — France or Manchester United — but he’s been out for a long, long time.

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“There was a question mark before the game against Southampton but he felt ready for it, which was great, so now let’s see how he is.

“He’s been fantastic since the restart and brought a lot to the team.”

The £89million record buy has next season on his current deal plus the option for United to extend by another year after that.

Now there is a belief on both sides that a new deal would finally end any doubts about his future.

Mason Greenwood is a doubt for the Palace trip with an ankle injury.

Luke Shaw and Brandon Williams are both fit despite knocks.

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