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7am Man Utd news LIVE: Grealish ‘almost signed’ for £200k, LASK in Europa League, Sancho and Maddison LATEST

OLE GUNNAR SOLSKJAER is reportedly prepared to sacrifice David De Gea to strengthen is squad with the likes of Jack Grealish, Jadon Sancho and James Maddison.

And the club have sailed through in the Europa League - thrashing Club Brugge 5-0 - and will now face Austrian outfit LASK.

Follow all the latest United news and transfer updates below...

  • Alan Scott 's avatarAlan Scott1 minute ago29th February 2020

    MORNING UNITED FANS

    After progressing to the next round of the Europa League in emphatic fashion on Thursday, the Red Devils were yesterday drawn against Austrian minnows LASK in the last 16.

    But before all that, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men must travel to Everto on Sunday in the Premier League.

    A 4-0 drubbing at Goodison Park last season was described as Solskjaer's lowest point as boss.

    But the Norwegian claimed yesterday this Man Utd team “won't let me down like that one”.

    Elsewhere, it emerged United could have signed Jack Grealish for just £200k in 2012 after the Villa star had dinner with Rio Ferdinand.

    United are still said to be eyeing a move for the playmaker in the summer and Dean Smith admitted yesterday he wants to play at the highest level.

    But Villa legend Gabby Agbonlahor also weighed into the debate and claimed Grealish can do better than United. 

    A midfielder possibly on the way out of Old Trafford is Tahith Chong but he is said to be stalling on a move to Inter Milan over fears he could be loaned to Chinese side Jiangsu Suning.

    In a final bit of transfer news, Solskjaer also reportedly 'sent his personal scout' to watch Fiorentina winger Federico Chiesa – son of iconic striker Enrico.

  • William Pugh 's avatarWilliam Pugh9 hours ago28th February 2020

    “I hope we will never have to go in this direction.

    “It will be difficult in any case to make a global ban because the situation is really different in many parts of the world.

    “But health of people is much more important than any football game and that’s why we have to look at the situation and hope that it will decrease rather than increase.

    “At the moment it looks like it is still increasing.

    “If games have to be postponed or played without spectators until it is over then we have to go through that.”

  • William Pugh 's avatarWilliam Pugh9 hours ago28th February 2020

    JUST ENG CASE

    FIFA President Gianni Infantino says the world governing body could step in to cancel next month’s England international friendlies because of the coronavirus.

    Infantino insisted that the football world should not “panic” over the global spread of the killer virus and that he expected this summer’s Euro 2020 to take place.

    But asked directly by SunSport if Fifa should intervene to call off the March friendly dates, including England’s Wembley games with Italy and Denmark, Infantino admitted: “I wouldn’t exclude anything at this moment…

  • William Pugh 's avatarWilliam Pugh11 hours ago28th February 2020

    Referencing the late coach who educated him in United's youth system, Scholes added: “Awareness was drummed into me by Eric Harrison.

    “In that position, whether you are a number 10, a number eight, all of the numbers you give, I don't care about all of the numbers, if you are playing in that position then you need to know where everyone is on the pitch.

    “Bruno has got that.

    “He has got everything sorted before the ball gets to him and it makes everything quicker.

    “It is difficult to defend against.”

  • William Pugh 's avatarWilliam Pugh11 hours ago28th February 2020

    SCHOLD ON A MINUTE

    Man Utd legend Paul Scholes thinks Bruno Fernandes has what it takes to become a United legend.

    Speaking to BT Sport, he said: “He looks a special talent and looks like he can be a hero of the fans as well.

    “He has got the right name for it, with the song and stuff.

    “But then you think of Eric Cantona and Wayne Rooney, these people who are idolised by the fans, and you hope that in the future he can become as good as them.”