United morning news: Ronaldo latest; £37m man linked with Strootman swap

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

Manchester United fans have woken up to claims that Cristiano Ronaldo could well return to the club next summer according to the Sunday Express; either that or he will make an unexpected switch to their fierce rivals Manchester City.

However, there is yet another alternative being suggested in the Daily Mail, with Chelsea said to be going head-to-head with United for the Portuguese international.

The report claims Ronaldo wants £500,000-a-week to make the move from Real Madrid back to England, but even with the finances available at Old Trafford and Stamford Bridge, that seems rather excessive.

In other news, the Sunday People claims United are willing to offer Juan Mata to Roma in a bid to sign Kevin Strootman.

The Netherlands international has long been linked with a move to the Premier League and the latest story claims Louis van Gaal is willing to offload the Spanish star to bring in one of the best central midfielders in Europe.

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