The newspaper suggests that United are still interested in signing Jadon Sancho, but they are far from meeting Borussia Dortmund’s transfer fee valuation, and so could put a move on the backburner.
If they came back another year then Sancho would have one year left on his contract and with the impact of coronvirus presuambly reducing its impact on the finances of United, they will be able to fully commit to a record transfer fee, which could cost around £110 million.
United have not been able to agree a structure to the payments wanted by the German club for the 20-year-old England international, but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer remains keen on adding a right winger to the squad.
A loan move for Perisic would give United an option for the season, and with Inter Milan keen to shift the player out of the club again, he has reportedly been offered to United. Another option would be Juventus winger Douglas Costa, who has also been put forward to United as an option.
Costa’s injury record would represent a problem, but with Daniel James, Mason Greenwood and others able to operate on the right wing then they may be able to coach him over the course of a season while getting some use from him.
Perisic meanwhile was wanted by United under Jose Mourinho but Ed Woodward did not deliver him. He won the Champions League and Bundesliga with Bayern Munich last season but they have now recruited Leroy Sane from Manchester City on a permanent basis.
Another player suggested by the paper is Barcelona forward Philippe Coutinho, but with the departure of Quique Setien he may be keen to try to rescusitate his Barcelona career. He also isn’t a winger, lbr.