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Manchester United pursue Paul Pogba, Thomas Muller, Petr Cech, and Felipe Anderson

Manchester United's transfer plans start to take shape. Louis van Gaal is considering moves for Felipe Anderson of Lazio, Juventus' Paul Pogba and Arturo Vidal, Dortmund's Mats Hummels, and players like Ilkay Gundogan, Gareth Bale and Hugo Lloris.

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Not Thibaut Courtois, pictured earlier.
Not Thibaut Courtois, pictured earlier.
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Good morning. There's milk defrosting in the fridge, and the coffee will be made soon. Until then, there's time to kill, so let's round up what's going on.

In The Mirror, there's a couple of things. Angel Di Maria has said that United fans are yet to see the real him. It's an encouraging interview. As much as it is possible that he joins Paris Saint-Germain this summer, most United fans would rather see him at his Real Madrid best for at least a year, surrounded by some of the targets United have in this transfer window. Fingers crossed.

Also in the paper is a report that Manchester United sent scouts to watch Felipe Anderson of Lazio. It's a new rumour, and it's hard to gauge its accuracy, but United lack pace, Louis van Gaal likes pace, and Anderson has pace. It's on! The article also mentions Demarai Gray of Birmingham City and Saido Berahino of West Brom as similarly speedy alternatives.

In The Guardian, Jamie Jackson has a round-up of the major targets. As well as keeping David de Gea, the additions wanted include Juventus' Paul Pogba, Borussia Dortmund's Mats Hummels, Ilkay Gundogan and Arturo Vidal are mentioned as alternatives, and Hugo Lloris noted as a potential replacement for De Gea. Gareth Bale is discussed too. Read here.

The Telegraph think that Manchester United will not fight De Gea should he ultimately decide to leave for Real Madrid. You can read why here.

Handsome Irishman Miguel Delaney is in The Independent. He reports two slightly different targets for Manchester United: Thomas Muller and Petr Cech. Both would clearly be excellent signings, NQAT. Juventus are apparently interested in taking Robin van Persie off United's hands, too.

That's your lot. Shoo. Do one.