News, views and rumours relating to Manchester United in the past 24 hours.
Manchester United have completed the signing of Luke Shaw for £30 million from Southampton. The 18-year-old England fullback has signed a five-year deal worth £100,000 per week to join Louis van Gaal at Old Trafford.
The youngster was unveiled at the club today. He said: "I want to continue to progress my career and joining United is the ideal place for me to do that. I am looking forward to this new chapter in my life and also looking forward to learning from the world-class players and management at the club."
Following the signing on Thursday of Ander Herrera for £28 million from Athletic Bilbao, Spanish football expert Guilem Balague believes the midfielder is the successor to Andres Iniesta and has the talents to become as influential for Spain.
"I know they are very happy,” he told MUTV. “I was talking to them and they told me that this is the biggest club in the world and that we have a very good squad. We are very good friends and I am sure that they will help me to adapt and get to know the club.”
Elsewhere, United ‘target’ William Carvalho is open to a move to Old Trafford according to The Express.
"Will I stay at Sporting? I don't know. I'm going back to Portugal and then we'll see," Carvalho said as doubt remains over his future at Sporting CP.
In other news, Nicky Butt will remain on the coaching staff at United under Louis van Gaal. The former Red Devils midfielder will remain alongside his former teammates and the Class of ’92 stars Ryan Giggs (assistant manager) and coaches Paul Scholes, and Phil Neville.
Sacked Manchester United manager David Moyes is linked with a move to Galatasaray to replace former Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini.