Three-time European champions Manchester United are in talks to sign one of the best right-backs on the Premier League scene.
Crystal Palace defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka had a breakthrough season in the colours of the Eagles during the just concluded campaign and that has elevated him to be one of the best right-sided defenders in the Premier League.
Apart from the fact that Aaron Wan-Bissaka is one of the best right-backs in the top flight of English football, the England junior international is also one of the most sought-after defenders on the Premier League scene.
Manchester United have made a £40m bid for him which was rejected by his club Crystal Palace who are holding out for at least £60m.
According to Sky Sports, Manchester United have concluded plans to make an improved offer for Wan-Bissaka.
The Red Devils want to sign a new right-back having targeted that position as one of the areas to be strengthened ahead of the new season.
Manchester United are not the only ones interested in Aaron Wan-Bissaka after the likes of Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City also showed interest in the 21-year-old defender.
German clubs Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund also showed interest in him.
Champions League: Chelsea Handed Big Injury Boost Ahead Of Valencia Clash
2012 champions Chelsea have received a big injury boost ahead of their opening game in the Champions League group stage this season.
Chelsea host Valencia at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night and they could have star midfielder N’Golo Kante for the game.
French international Kante is back in training to hand Chelsea a timely boost ahead of the Group H clash.
N’Golo Kante has missed the last three games in the Premier League because of a persistent ankle injury.
He was absent for the game between Chelsea and newly promoted side Norwich City which ended in a 3-2 away win for his team.
Kante also missed the disappointing 2-2 home draw with another newly promoted team Sheffield United.
The Frenchman was absent for the Wolves game at the weekend as Chelsea ran riot against their hosts.
Chelsea beat Wolves 5-2 in the week five clash in the Premier League to push the Midlands club into the relegation zone.
Nigerian-born England international Tammy Abraham was the star of the game for the Blues after he scored three goals to take his league rally to seven this season.
The 21-year-old is the joint topscorer alongside Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero.
Fikayo Tomori and Mason Mount scored the other goals for Chelsea.
How Man Utd Returned To Winning Ways
Manchester United have won their first Premier League game since the opening weekend of the season following their win over Leicester City on Saturday afternoon.
The Red Devils had not won a game since beating Chelsea 4-0 in week one.
Marcus Rashford scored two goals during that Chelsea game and he was responsible for the only goal of the match as Manchester United returned to winning ways with the 1-0 win at home to Leicester City.
England international Rashford scored the winning goal from the penalty spot as early as the 8th minute after he was brought down by Leicester City defender Caglar Soyuncu.
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David De Gea made some saves to have Manchester United a much needed win for the first time in four games.
Manchester United drew with Southampton and Wolverhampton Wanderers and also lost to Crystal Palace after the opening day win over Chelsea.
The win for Manchester United ended the unbeaten start to the season for Leicester City.
The Foxes had recorded eight points from the first four games of this Premier League season.
Leicester City started the season with two successive draws against Wolverhampton Wanderers and Chelsea before the consecutive victories over Sheffield United and South Coast outfit Bournemouth.
Solskjaer Fumes Over Racist Abuse Against Rashford
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been left angered by the racist abuse suffered by one of his players after the league defeat to Crystal Palace on Saturday.
Solskjaer was angry after Marcus Rashford was subjected to racial abuse online in the aftermath of his penalty miss against Crystal Palace on Saturday evening.
Marcus Rashford hit the inside of the post with a second half penalty and that proved to be crucial to the outcome of the game.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer spoke to the media about Marcus Rashford and the racism online after the game.
Solskjaer and Manchester United suffered their first league defeat of the season following the 2-1 loss to Crystal Palace.
It was the first win for Crystal Palace over Manchester United in the Premier League era.
In addition, it was the first win for the Eagles in three decades.
Crystal Palace took a first half lead through Jordan Ayew who pounced on some slack defending from Victor Lindelof.
Manchester United wasted a good opportunity to equalize through the penalty miss from Rashford before Daniel James leveled proceedings through new signing Daniel James in the final five minutes.
Crystal Palace defender Patrick Van Aanholt secured the points for his team in added time.
PSG Ready To Pay £100m For Arsenal Target As Replacement For Neymar
French Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint Germain (PSG) are eyeing a move for Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha according to the latest reports emanating from the British media.
Zaha is said to be seen as a potential replacement for Brazilian international attacker Neymar if he leaves PSG this summer.
The European transfer market ends at the start of September and Neymar is keen to leave PSG before then.
The Brazilian has already informed PSG officials about his desire to return to Spain especially Barcelona, though arch rivals Real Madrid are also in the race to sign him.
According to UK Mirror, PSG want to pay £100m to sign the aforementioned Zaha if Neymar leaves the club.
Wilfried Zaha was the subject of serious interest from Arsenal and Chelsea before the Premier League transfer market ended on August 8.
The two Premier League teams made bids to sign the Ivorian international attacker but Crystal Palace wanted at least £80m for their prized asset.
PSG can afford to pay more than that but it remains to be seen whether Crystal Palace will want to do a deal for him since they can sign a replacement for him until the winter transfer market in January.
Man Utd v Crystal Palace Squads Revealed
Manchester United and Crystal Palace have released their respective provisional squad ahead of their league meeting on Saturday afternoon.
The Red Devils will host Crystal Palace at the Theatre of Dreams in one of the week three games in the Premier League.
Ahead of the game, Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirmed that young Portuguese defender Diogo Dalot has not recovered from the injury that has disturbed him at the start of this season.
Diogo Dalot will miss the Crystal Palace game alongside fellow defenderTimothy Fosu-Mensah as Manchester United plot to return to winning ways after the 1-1 draw at Wolverhampton Wanderers on Monday night.
Man Utd v Crystal Palace Provisional Squads:
Manchester United: David De Gea, Sergio Romero, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Ashley Young, Phil Jones, Harry Maguire, Victor Lindelof, Marcos Rojo, Chris Smalling, Axel Tuanzebe, Luke Shaw, Matteo Darmian, Tahith Chong, James Garner, Angel Gomes, Daniel James, Fred, Jesse Lingard, Nemanja Matic, Juan Manuel Mata, Scott McTominay, Andreas Pereira, Paul Pogba, Mason Greenwood, Alexis Sanchez, Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford.
Crystal Palace: Guaita, Wayne Hennessey, Joel Ward, Martin Kelly, Gary Cahill, Patrick Van Aanholt, Scott Dann, Jeffrey Schlupp, Luka Milivojevic, James McArthur, James McCarthy, Victor Camarasa, Max Meyer, Andros Townsend, Cheikh Kouyate, Christian Benteke, Jordan Ayew, Wilfried Zaha, Conor Wickham.
Premier League: Solskjaer Confirms Player That Will Miss Crystal Palace Clash
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed that young Portuguese right-back Diogo Dalot will miss the next league game against Crystal Palace.
Manchester United will host Crystal Palace at the Theatre of Dreams in what’s one of the week three matches in the Premier League.
Solskjaer told MUTV that Diogo Dalot is still recovering from injury and he will miss out on the home game against the Eagles.
Diogo Dalot will miss the Crystal Palace game alongside fellow defenders Eric Bailly and Timothy Fosu-Mensah.
Manchester United will be hoping to return to winning ways against a Crystal Palace team that’s yet to record a win in the new league season.
Crystal Palace played out a goalless draw in their first game of the season in the Premier League before they were beaten 1-0 by newly promoted team Sheffield United.
The Eagles face a difficult trip to face Manchester United who have four points from their first two league games.
The corresponding fixture between Manchester United and Crystal Palace ended in a goalless draw.
Manchester United made a fast start at home to Chelsea as goals from Marcus Rashford (2), Anthony Martial and substitute Daniel James gave the Red Devils a 4-0 win before they went on to play a 1-1 draw at the home of Wolves.
Good News: Arsenal Get Reduced Asking Price For Star Player
Premier League club Crystal Palace have reduced the asking price for star player Wilfried Zaha amidst the numerous transfer rumours linking him with a move away from the club.
This is according to the publication from The Independent which claimed that Crystal Palace are open to the idea of selling their star player.
Premier League sides like Arsenal and Everton have made bids for Zaha.
Arsenal made an opening offer of £40m for the Ivorian international star and it was rejected immediately as Crystal Palace demanded twice the amount.
On their part, Everton made a £52m bid for Zaha and it also met the same response as the bid from Arsenal.
Crystal Palace have now lowered their asking price for Wilfried Zaha from £80m to £65m.
The Premier League transfer window ends in the next 48hrs and it remains to be seen whether the Crystal Palace winger will get his wish of a move away from Selhurst Park.
Wilfried Zaha has been a talisman for Crystal Palace in the past few years including last season when he scored 11 goals and also added five assists for the Eagles who secured Premier League safety with several games still left to play.
Ex-Chelsea Defender Signs For Crystal Palace
Former Chelsea defender Gary Cahill has signed for Premier League club Crystal Palace ahead of the new season.
The new Premier League season starts on Friday night at Anfield when last season’s runners-up Liverpool will host Crystal Palace at Anfield.
Gary Cahill has joined Crystal Palace on a free transfer as confirmed by the BBC.
The 34-year-old center-back has signed a two-year deal at Crystal Palace until the end of the 2020/21 season.
The retired England international was a free agent before he signed for the Eagles.
He left Chelsea this summer after his contract at Stamford Bridge ended.
Gary Cahill was one of the best defenders at Chelsea during his time at the club.
He signed for Chelsea from Bolton Wanderers in January 2012 and the Englishman went on to help Chelsea win the Champions League title for the first time in their history later that season.
Cahill and Chelsea also won the 2013 Europa League title in the following season.
During his time at Chelsea, Gary Cahill won two Premier League titles.
He was a big part of the Chelsea squad that won the 2014/15 Premier League title under Jose Mourinho as well as the 2016/17 Premier League title under Antonio Conte.