Manchester United could end up paying £70million for Sean Longstaff
The Newcastle midfielder impressed last season but his campaign was cut short after a cruciate knee ligament injury.
The Magpies went through an uncertain summer after Rafa Benitez left and the report adds that United wanted to seal the deal for Longstaff during this time.
Steve Bruce has taken over the manager’s role at the Magpies, and it will be interesting to see how he does in the upcoming campaign.
A hit and miss summer for United
We also spent huge on signing Aaron Wan-Bissaka from Crystal Palace, and that should solve some of our defensive problems.
We could have done with a talented midfielder like Longstaff joining the ranks, and it seems that Ed Woodward’s delaying tactics will cost us in the next summer window (h/t Metro).
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Losing Romelu Lukaku isn’t that big of a blow, however, we should have signed a replacement for the Belgian striker going into the new campaign.