Welcome to the United On My Mind daily-round up, where we take a look at some of the best stories to emerge over the past 24 hours.
There's been plenty for us to get stuck into today including a United legend taking a swipe at two of the club's current players and a possible move to Old Trafford for a Barcelona winger.
Anyway, without further ade, here are the most eye-catching stories of the day...
United’s forgotten man shines
Most of the talk around United this summer concerned incomings, though one man who made his way out of the club was Andreas Pereira after he secured a loan move to Flamengo.
Pereira has often been thought of as a number ten, but he's shown his adaptability having played in a midfield pivot during his loan spell at the Brazilian outfit.
Brazilian outlet O Globo featured a piece on the United loanee and they were full of praise for the United man, writing: “The player participated in almost all the plays and showed a lot of quality to act as the second defensive midfielder and also create offensive situations.”
If Pereira can continue to impress while away on loan, there's every chance he could follow in the footsteps of Jesse Lingard and Diogo Dalot by returning to United and proving he belongs at Old Trafford.
Dembele interest surfaces again
Having failed to sign Jadon Sancho in the 2020 summer transfer window, El Nacional claimed United were keen to pursue a deal for Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele.
A little over a year later and he's back again, with the Daily Mail claiming that United have already made contact with the Frenchman's representatives over a possible move.
The 24-year-old has been at the Nou Camp since 2017 but has failed to justify his eye-watering price tag. Dembele's current deal expires next summer, meaning he'll be available for free next year unless fresh terms can be agreed.
Paul Ince criticises United attackers
Paul Ince enjoyed a brilliant six-year spell at United as a player, however, it seems he's in no mood to massage the egos of the club's current crop of players.
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Ince was ruthless in his assessment of Sancho and Lingard after the club's 1-0 defeat to West Ham on Wednesday, saying in an interview with The United Stand: “I get that Sancho is still learning, he’s still young but this is not a FIFA game, it’s not all about dribbling and trying to beat two, three, four players or little flicks and that.
“Yeah, it’s nice when they come off but the likes of Sancho and Lingard, all these flicks, just play proper football. Honestly, it winds me up!"