Manchester United latest: Players fined and Kroos, Carvalho updates

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Manchester United have fined three players for partying following the Red Devils’ Champions League exit to Bayern Munich last month.

Tom Cleverley, Danny Welbeck and Ashley Young have received disciplinary fines from the club after being spotted in Munich outside a nightclub in the early hours of the morning. Chris Smalling was also fined last month in relation to a seperate incident.

In transfer news, The Guardian reports United are offering Toni Kroos £260,000 a week in wages to join the Red Devils this summer. According to reports Bayern Munich have already signed a replacement for the Germany international in Sebastian Rode and are expecting to sell the attacking midfielder imminently.

Meanwhile, Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola conceded Toni Kroos will decide his own future.

Guardiola said: "[Rummenigge and Sammer] will do everything to keep Toni here. But it is up to Toni. He is a young person, it is his decision."

Elsewhere, The Mirror claims United could have competition to sign William Carvalho from Real Madrid who are also rumoured to be chasing the Sporting Lisbon midfielder this summer.

United are understood to be negotiating a reported £35 million deal to sign the Portuguese international, with Talksport claiming a deal is done.

The same source reports Borussia Dortmund coach Jürgen Klopp is being eyed to replace David Moyes as manager at Old Trafford.

However, other reports continue to link Dutch coach Louis van Gaal with a takeover of the reigns.

In other news, Manchester United led clubs’ tributes to the families of the 96 Liverpool fans that lost their lives in the Hillsborough disaster on April 15, 1989, 25 years ago today.

A man has been jailed for racially abusing Andy Cole on a flight – Lee Byrne, 28, from Dublin has been sentenced to 20 weeks in jail for a racially-aggravated public order offence against the former Manchester United striker aboard a flight in December 2013.

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