RASMUS HOJLUND transfer to MANCHESTER UNITED

England's captain Harry Kane purportedly has no interest in joining French champions Paris Saint-Germain this summer, leaving Tottenham to fend off only Bayern Munich's advances. Manchester United will shortly intensify their pursuit of Rasmus Hojlund, while Riyad Mahrez and Moises Caicedo will also be featured in the gossip columns.

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RASMUS HOJLUND transfer to MANCHESTER UNITED

The Telegraph reports that Manchester United will intensify their pursuit of Atalanta forward Rasmus Hojlund once they have acquired Inter Milan goalkeeper Andre Onana. Onana could endure a medical on Tuesday prior to joining United on their preseason tour of the United States, after which Erik ten Hag could focus on signing a forward.
The Telegraph adds, "Erik ten Hag's top priority this summer has been the signing of a world-class goalkeeper to replace David de Gea, who left as a free agent last month, and a center-forward." Now that the Onana transfer is nearing completion, the focus will shift to Hojlund.With Marcus Rashford set to sign a new five-year contract with United, Ten Hag is desperate to add more firepower in attack to ease the burden on the England striker. Hojlund has been identified as a priority target after the club backed away from a move for Harry Kane due to serious doubts about Tottenham's willingness to sell.

After completing a £43 million deal for Inter Milan goalkeeper Andre Onana, Manchester United are anticipated to intensify their pursuit of Atalanta forward Rasmus Hojlund.

Onana could travel to Manchester on Tuesday as Manchester United arranges a medical and processes a visa for the Cameroonian, who is expected to sign a five-year contract, to join the club's preseason tour of the United States. Saturday, United will play Arsenal at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey.

This summer, Erik ten Hag has prioritized signing a world-class goalkeeper to replace David De Gea, who left as a free agent last month, and a center forward. As the transfer of Onana nears completion, the focus will now shift to Hojlund.

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With Marcus Rashford set to sign a new five-year contract with United, Ten Hag is desperate to add more firepower in attack to ease the burden on the England striker. Hojlund has been identified as a priority target after the club abandoned a move for Harry Kane due to serious doubts that Tottenham would be willing to sell.

During initial negotiations, Atalanta informed United that the Italian club is not interested in receiving players in exchange for Hojlund and desires a straight cash transaction.

Hojlund reportedly carries an £86 million price tag from Atalanta. While there is an acceptance that is likely to be a negotiating position, even a fee around £20 million below that figure would represent a massive outlay and a gamble on a player with only 87 senior appearances.

The Danish forward scored nine goals in 32 games for Atalanta last season, but he remains entirely unproven at the highest level.

The acquisition of Onana and the £55 million purchase of English midfielder Mason Mount will bring United's expenditures close to £100 million. With approximately £120 million net available for transfers this summer, Ten Hag aims to increase his transfer budget through sales.

Dean Henderson's departure is probable, and he remains Nottingham Forest's top goalkeeper target, but negotiations are proving difficult. Also interested in United forward Anthony Elanga is Forest. United has considered goalkeeper Zion Suzuki of the Urawa Reds and Japan as one of several backup options.

Harry Maguire is rumored to be contemplating his future after losing the United captaincy. West Ham is one of the clubs interested in the England defender, but the transaction's price tag may be prohibitive. Monday reports indicated that West Ham's loan offer for Maguire was rejected.

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