Manchester United drew 1-1 with Premier League leaders Chelsea on Sunday. While they have improved under Michael Carrick’s leadership, Ralf Rangnick will likely need fresh talent as their new manager in January.
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Ralf Rangnick was the Manchester United manager when he took over on Sunday.
Jadon Sancho’s excellent goal secured a 1-1 draw for the Red Devils against the Premier League leaders.
After putting Chelsea’s Jorginho under pressure, the England international won and scored. He then slipped his shot past Edouard Mendy, goalkeeper.
Rangnick might still be looking to bring in new talent in January as he aims to get United into the Champions League.
He might also be willing to let some players go, such as Jesse Lingard or Donny van der Beek, who are struggling for minutes.
Mirror Football rounds up the latest transfer rumours coming out of Old Trafford, including an update on Kalvin Phillips’ future.
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Earn it like Ole
According to some reports Rangnick could be named United’s permanent boss after the season. Silver Screen Beats.
If he impresses new employers, it is possible that the German would be willing to extend his tenure in charge.
Rangnick’s contract is still being finalized.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, the predecessor to him, was appointed United manager until December 2018. However, his position was made permanent four years later.
This decision was a mistake as the Norwegian did not win any trophy over his three-year tenure in the hot seat.
Martial on Barca’s radar
According to Spanish outlet, Barcelona is interested in signing Anthony Martial. Mundo Deportivo.
25-year old forward has scored only eight goals in all competitions from the start of 2020-21 campaign. He has also fallen down the Old Trafford pecking list.
United has an endless array of attacking options available to them, including Jadon Sáncho, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Marcus Rashford.
Barcelona wants to expand their attacking ranks in January. United has been contacted about Martial’s availability.
Rangnick’s plans for Frenchman Rangnick are believed to be key. His Old Trafford future could hinge on the next few weeks.
Kal it once a day
According to the, Kalvin Phillips, Leeds’s ace, has no interest joining the Red Devils. Silver Screen Beats.
It’s believed United were hoping to sign the 19-cap international, 25, for £60million in the near future.
Phillips was instrumental in England reaching the final of Euro 2020 and has made 224 career appearances, including 39 in Premier League.
Phillips is concerned about what it might mean for his family if he leaves his hometown club to join bitter rivals.
This combative midfielder spent his entire career at Leeds, and would be a terrible cult hero if he joined United.
“I have always said Liverpool-Manchester United games are fierce in many aspects,”Sir Alex Ferguson in 2011. “But it never reaches the levels of Leeds United. Never.
“It was scary at our hotel. The hotel was surrounded by seven police vans. It has been there since the beginning. It is not something I understand, but it isn’t pleasant.”