Manchester United transfer gossip: Rooney wants Van Gaal rejected, £100m German trio targeted

by Sam Peoples

Here is the latest Manchester United transfer gossip from around the web.

As has been the case for the past week, Louis van Gaal is the main story and Wayne Rooney reportedly doesn’t want the Dutchman to take over at Manchester United.

Also, three Germans have been singled out as van Gaal’s targets in what would be £100 million+ worth of signings.

 

Louis van Gaal (Metro)

Wayne Rooney has asked Manchester United’s board to not appoint Van Gaal as he ‘doesn’t like his hardline methods’. Rooney – player, prefect, dictator, supreme ambassador…

 

Toni Kroos, Marco Reus and Mats Hummels (Daily Mail)

German trio Kroos, Reus and Hummels have been touted as Van Gaal’s top targets (not for the first time)

 

Javier Hernandez (Daily Mail)

Aston Villa are trying to punch above their weight and are considering a move for Javier Hernandez. Good luck.

 

Nick Powell (Daily Mail)

Wigan Athletic have opened talks with Manchester United about taking Powell back on loan and the potential of signing him on a permanent deal.

 

Guillermo Varela (TuttoMercatoWeb)

The Uruguayan right-back is set to get a new deal that will keep him at Manchester United.

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