April 19, 2024

Tomorrow marks Manchester United’s return to action as they travel to Goodison Park to play Everton in their most recent Premier League match.

The Red Devils, who are now sixth, are hoping to get closer to the top four this weekend, especially since their two biggest rivals, leaders Manchester City and second-place Liverpool, are playing each other. As the January transfer window draws nearer, there are still a ton of transfer-related news articles generating headlines.

Erik ten Hag is rumored to have one of tomorrow’s rivals at the top of his January wish list, and Saudi Arabia may make a bid for an Old Trafford star. The following are the top stories from Saturday, November 25, regarding Manchester United transfers:

Everton star ‘top’ of Man Utd wish list

Jarrad Branthwaite of Everton is reportedly Manchester United’s top defensive target from the Premier League, according to a report from TeamTALK. It is stated that “reports around the club dictate that these plans are already underway” and that “plans will be put in place to begin an overhaul of United’s back line.”

Everton's Jarrad Branthwaite included in Manchester United's defender  shortlist - Paper Round - Eurosport

The 21-year-old is also associated with Tottenham Hotspur, who are rumored to be thinking about adding defensive depth. Branthwaite’s “impressive positioning, combined with versatility across the back line and good decision-making on the ball” is reportedly why both clubs prefer him.

Man Utd star could be subject of £17m Saudi Arabia bids

According to CaughtOffside, who reference journalist Ekrem Konour, Christian Eriksen is being eyed by clubs in Saudi Arabia’s Pro League. It is claimed that the Danish midfielder could be the subject of £17 million bids in the January transfer window.

The report claims that fans ‘will be expecting the club to give the green light, especially considering the Denmark international is nowhere near the player he once was’. Furthermore, they claim that Eriksen ‘is now very obviously in the twilight of his career.’

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