Manchester United news and transfer roundup: Solskjaer, Rashford and more

Manchester United are putting the finishing touches to their preparation for tomorrow afternoon’s match against Brighton at Old Trafford.
The last two four matches between the sides have produced two wins apiece, with the home side winning out on each occasion.
United will hope that is the case again tomorrow, but before Chris Hughton’s side come to town, we’ve made sure that you don’t miss out on any of the latest news…

Solskjaer set for interview?

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According to the Sun, Solskjaer is set for a formal interview soon, to allow him to set out his long-term vision for the club after such an impressive start.
As per Sky Sports, Solskjaer has also
offered an update on potential transfer activity, revealing that Scott McTominay is unlikely to leave the club on loan this month, now that Marouane Fellaini faces a spell on the sidelines with a calf injury.
He has also stated that Chris Smalling and Marcos Rojo are also ruled out of tomorrow’s match against the Seagulls.

Rashford set for new deal?

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The Daily Mirror report that Marcus Rashford is set for a bumper new contract to ward off interest from Real Madrid and Juventus.
But the same paper report that United have suffered a blow in their pursuit of Eder Militao, who has verbally agreed to join Madrid.

 

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Sam Preston is an NCTJ gold standard news and sports journalist who studied with the Press Association. He also has a 2:1 law with French law degree from the University of Birmingham, which included a year studying at Bordeaux Montaigne University. He is an FA Level 1 football coach who appeared on the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire show in 2018 and has also written digital football content and match-day programme pieces for Colchester United, Mansfield Town and Stockport County.