Donny van de Beek: Man United to sell Pereira, Lingard to sign Ajax star

Donny van de Beek: Man United to sell Pereira, Lingard to sign Ajax star

- Donny van de Beek is due to join Man United from Ajax this summer

- The 23-year-old's move to Old Trafford will see Ole Gunnar Solskjaer have a number of options in the midfield

- United could therefore be forced to offload a number of players to free up space for other signings

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Manchester United are reportedly planning to offload Andreas Pereira and Jesse Lingard to free up space for Donny van de Beek and three other players who could join the club.

The Red Devils are yet to make any major signing this summer with the new 2020/21 season just days away from kick-off.

However, the club appears to be readying for a busy window in the coming days even as they close in on a move for Van de Beek.

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It is believed the Red Devils have already reached an agreement with the Ajax over the transfer of the youngster who is now destined to become United's first major signing.

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It is said the 23-year-old has since agreed personal terms with the Premier League club having informed his teammates of his imminent departure.

Donny van de Beek: Man United ready to sell Pereira, Lingard to create room for arriving Ajax star
Donny van de Beek's arrival might see Lingard and a few other stars leave Old Trafford this summer - Getty Images.
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Metro UK citing The Times report Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be hoping to complete three more signings, with a centre-half, right wing and a central forward on his wishlist.

But that would mean the Manchester club will have to free up space for new arrivals, leaving them with no choice but to offload some players.

Lingard and Pereira have already been earmarked for sale as they are considered surplus requirements at Old Trafford.

United are stocked in the midfield, with the likes of Paul Pogba, Bruno Fernandes, Fred, Nemanja Matic, Scott McTominay and Juan Mata now set to rival Van de Beek for a starting role.

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Van de Beek has been widely linked with a move to United all summer, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer planning to revamp his midfield ahead of the 2020/21 season.

Tottenham Hotspur and Barcelona are the other two teams who have been linked with the Ajax star.

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