Manchester United media round-up: Fergie makes prediction fans won't be happy with

Sir Alex Ferguson

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

Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has been quoted by the Daily Mail suggesting his old side may struggle to topple Chelsea at the top of the English game.

The Blues won the title last season by some distance and Fergie can’t see anyone challenging Jose Mourinho’s team in the near future.

United have been one of Chelsea’s title foes but they have struggled ever since Ferguson left the club.

“Champions will always be the ones to beat. Jose knows his squad well. He's settled. It's going to be a very successful few years for Chelsea,” said the Scot.

The Daily Star claims Manchester United could spend up to £250 million in the transfer market this summer.

Manager Louis van Gaal has been very open over the idea that he has been drafted in to win Premier League titles.

The paper suggests he will be backed with the majority of his transfer requests in order to make that happen.

The Daily Star has reported that Tottenham forward Harry Kane has rejected the chance to move to Old Trafford.

Kane is reported to have been an attacking target for United, but it’s a deal which seems unlikely to happen with the player committed to Spurs.

It’s a deal which could have set United back £45 million, which they can now look at using elsewhere.

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