Man United reportedly set to offload 6 players to fund summer signings

Man United reportedly set to offload 6 players to fund summer signings

- Man United are set for a busy summer transfer window following their disappointing 2019/20 campaign

- United finished the season without a trophy despite reaching three cup semis including the Europa League

- Chris Smalling and Marcos Rojo top the list of players who could be headed for permanent exits as the Red Devils look to boost their kitty

- Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho remain the club's top transfer target, with the Bundesliga side demanding a staggering £108million for the winger

Man United have reportedly put six players on the chopping board to raise funds for the transfer of summer targets including Jadon Sancho.

United endured a disappointing end to the prolonged 2019/20 campaign as they missed out on a chance to lift a silverware following their 2-1 defeat to Sevilla in the Europa League semis.

The Red Devils created a number of goalscoring chances, particularly in the second half but were wasteful in front of goal.

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The missed opportunities had United legend Paul Scholes suggesting the side could have put the game to bed if top target Sancho was part of the team.

Sancho has widely been linked with a summer move to Old Trafford but the Red Devils have faced hurdles in the pursuit for the winger, with Dortmund demanding a staggering £108million and a huge big up-front fee.

Metro UK citing The Evening Standard now reports the Manchester club will need to sell some fringe players to boost their transfer kitty.

Chris Smalling has been identified among a number of players who could be offloaded alongside five others.

The English defender had a stellar campaign with Roma and the Italian side have emerged as potential suitors to sign him permanently.

Man United transfer news: Red Devils identify 6 players could be sold to fund summer signings

United finished the season without a trophy despite reaching three cup semis including the Europa League. Photo: Getty Images.
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Joining him on the list are fellow defenders Marcos Rojo and Phil Jones, with the former possibly set to leave on a free transfer.

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The other three include Andreas Pereira, Jesse Lingard and Diogo Dalot who has significantly fallen down the pecking order.

Pereira has since been linked with a move to Benfica, with a number of EPL clubs also thought to be interested.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Premier League giant Manchester United confirmed that Dutch winger Tahith Chong has completed a loan move to German side Werder Bremen for the 2020/21 League season.

The Red Devils' chief decided to allow the 20-year-old footballer to leave Old Trafford so that he will get more regular football in Germany.

At the just concluded Premier League season where Manchester United finished among the top four, Tahith Chong was unable to get any game for himself at Old Trafford.

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