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Manchester United agree terms with Monaco's Anthony Martial, and David de Gea set to join Real Madrid

Manchester United have agreed terms with AS Monaco's young French striker Anthony Martial, and are prepared to let David de Gea join Real Madrid should they receive a bid.

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Manchester United have made a 50 million euro bid for Anthony Martial of Monaco. The 19-year-old can play up front or on the wing, and has plenty of pace. It should have been done a long time ago, a transfer like this, but United have struggled in the transfer market lately. Monaco are selling because they failed to get into the Champions League, and it could be an excellent signing in the long time. You can read about it in the Mirror, too.

Le Parisien say that United have agreed terms with Martial, and it is now about agreeing a fee with Monaco. 60 million euros plus Marcos Rojo is the rumour, but it would be a surprise if it ends up being that much.

According to the Telegraph, if Manchester United receive a sensible bid from Real Madrid before the transfer deadline, they will sell David de Gea, and most likely replace him with Jasper Cillessen. Remember, Real haven't actually bid for him yet. It's as if they're deliberately waiting for some reason.

On ESPNFC, they have quotes from Louis van Gaal saying he shouldn't panic buy. He shouldn't, but he should panic, and buy what he already needed a month ago. A goalkeeper, a central defender, a right winger and a striker. He won't though. United will get, at best, two of these, and very possibly none.