The top five players linked with signing for Manchester United this week: Muller, Reus and more

PSG, Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, Everton and Southampton stars all feature.

It’s been an interesting past week for Manchester United which has seen interim manager Ryan Giggs use youngsters in the first team win against Hull City.

Tom Lawrence and James Wilson were both superb in that game but if Louis van Gaal is confirmed as first team boss next week, he reportedly has a number of players in mind he wants to attract to United this summer.

Here are five of the best.

Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint-Germain)

The £50-60 million rated Uruguayan would be a world class transfer for United to pull off. However, there have been indications that van Gaal would use Cavani in a similar role to how he currently plays at PSG, which is one of the main reasons he’s thought to be open to leaving the French club.

Thomas Muller (Bayern Munich)

United have a fight on their hands if they want to sign Muller but he could be the driving midfield force the side lacked under David Moyes. Bayern have made it clear that if he wants to leave for any team then he has to ask for the transfer. The reported £38 million fee shouldn’t be an issue.

Marco Reus (Borussia Dortmund)

The BVB midfielder has been linked with United all season. There is ongoing speculation over whether Reus could realistically be tempted away from BVB, as he’s supported the club from a young age and has revealed publicly that he loves the area and playing for Jurgen Klopp.

Ross Barkley (Everton)

United are one of the only sides reportedly interested in Barkley who could make Everton an offer, which could prompt them to drop a very stubborn stance in relation to the midfielder. Everton coach Alan Stubbs said he feels the Toffees are beyond the point where they’ll now be forced into selling players.

Luke Shaw (Southampton)

Chelsea have reportedly pulled out of the race to sign the £30 million rated left-back, which seemingly puts Manchester United in pole position to get him. Shaw would be a top quality transfer for United and a good player to have replacing Patrice Evra over the course of next season and beyond.

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