Manchester United media round-up: Problem emerges over reported plans to sign Nathaniel Clyne

Clyne Tackles Gervinho

A round up of news stories this morning related to Manchester United.

The Daily Star has reported that Southampton will offer a big money deal to try and keep Nathaniel Clyne at the club.

The right-back has been linked with a move to Old Trafford where he’d follow Luke Shaw, who moved last summer.

The paper claims he will be offered a deal worth in the region of £45,000 per week to stop him from leaving.

Manchester United legend Paul Scholes has questioned the system being used by Louis van Gaal at the club in his column for the Independent.

Scholes likes what he sees in terms of tactics but feels LvG hasn’t got things right in terms of the players he’s using.

United are hanging onto the final Champions League place in the Premier League by their finger nails at the moment.

“It has worked against the weaker teams but it is against the stronger sides, starting with Spurs and the high-pressing game they play, that you have to wonder whether it will be found out,” wrote Scholes.

The Metro has reported that United are considering a move to make Carlo Ancelotti their new manager if he’s sacked by Real Madrid.

Ancelotti has struggled to get the best out of the Spanish side so far this season and is under heavy pressure at the moment.

The Italian won the double with Chelsea in his final season in the English game before he was sacked.

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