Manchester United transfer news: Di Maria close, midfielder possibly next, striker linked with Arsenal

A select round-up of the latest news relating to Manchester United

Manchester United fans will be hoping it is only a matter of time before Angel Di Maria completes his £59.7million move from Real Madrid to Old Trafford.

Reports claim a deal could be finalised today following the Argentine international’s arrival in England.

But that is unlikely to be the end of Louis van Gaal’s summer shopping, with Arturo Vidal and Daley Blind among those still linked with a potential switch.

The Independent is the latest newspaper to pick up on claims that Vidal could move to United for around £34million.

The Juventus midfielder has been the subject of much speculation this summer, but despite concerns over a previous knee injury, it would be no surprise if United signed a player who would immediately solve their problems in central midfield.

And finally, the Telegraph has linked Danny Welbeck with a potential switch to Arsenal.

The England international has reportedly been told he can leave United this summer – either on loan or in a permanent £15million deal – and with Olivier Giroud out injured the Gunners are being linked with a number of striking alternatives.

That said, United are unlikely to sanction a move that could strengthen one of their rivals for a top-four place.

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