Manchester United’s Phil Jones can leave on a rental basis and more transfer rumors

Manchester United’s Phil Jones can leave on a rental basis and more transfer rumors

Manchester United are open to late loan offers for Phil Jones ahead of this summer’s transfer deadline.

The Northern Echo reports Newcastle boss Steve Bruce is ‘hopeful’ to get a new loan and it is said the former United defender turned manager is keen to add another centre-back to the ranks and Jones could fit that bill.

The article confirms previous reports that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer would also be willing to approve a loan for Jones.

Newcastle have been regularly linked with Jones this summer, but with the northeast side currently strapped for cash, a permanent deal seems highly unlikely – Jones’ contract with United expires in 2023 and he has not played for the club since January 2020 .

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There could be another twist in the Jesse Lingard saga this summer as The Mirror reports David Moyes plans to meet with the United playmaker to discuss a late transfer, but it’s rumored that yet another loan offer would be the Irons’ proposed deal.

The MEN understand that Lingard has not been given a final decision on whether to stay at United and that the 28-year-old’s club value is £25m, so the inquiry into West Ham’s loan is likely to be unsatisfactory.

However, there may be more updates to come about Lingard’s future.


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