Manchester United transfer news: Fellaini wants to stay, Dutchman move ‘just rumours’

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A round-up of transfer stories about Manchester United this morning.

Marouane Fellaini has said that he wants to stay at Manchester United next season and fight for his place.

The Belgium international joined the Red Devils from Everton last summer for £27.5 million, but failed to make a significant impact at Old Trafford.

The 26-year-old has been linked with a summer exit following the appointment of Dutchman Louis van Gaal as the Manchester outfit’s manager.

However, the former Standard Liege man insists that he is ready to remain at United and fight for his place.

‘I don't play here (at the World Cup) for a transfer’, the Daily Star quotes him as saying. ‘We will see with the new coach, but I still feel good at United’.

Meanwhile, the Manchester Evening News claims that United are under pressure to sign Luke Shaw from Southampton this summer or ‘look for alternatives’.

Alexander Buttner recently claimed that ‘Van Gaal never gave me the chance in the Dutch national team, despite being voted man of the match 14 times at Manchester United’, and made it clear that it is ‘the right moment to leave’.

It has now been reported that this outburst from the 25-year-old has increased pressure on United to step up their chase of 18-year-old Shaw or leave themselves with Patrice Evra as their only recognised left-back.

Wesley Sneijder’s agent has dismissed all reports linking the Galatasaray midfielder with a move to United this summer.

The former Inter Milan star recently admitted that he would find it hard to reject an offer from his Dutch compatriot Van Gaal.

However, Guido Albers insists that the 30-year-old “loves” Istanbul and is happy with life in Turkey.

‘Rumours linking Sneijder with Manchester United are false’, Turkish-football.com quotes him as saying. ‘Neither Sneijder nor myself have had any contact with Manchester United. Van Gaal has not held any talks with me regarding a possible move to United. These are just rumours, Sneijder loves Istanbul and his family have settled in there’.

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