Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is trying to overhaul his squad with homegrown expertise this summer time and United have already introduced in Daniel James, 21, and Aaron Wan-Bissaka, 21, from Swansea and Crystal Palace respectively.
Longstaff caught United’s consideration final time period earlier than a knee ligament damage introduced an finish to his season in March and Solskjaer is pushing the board to launch a bid for the 21-year-old.
Based on Sky Sports, Newcastle have slapped a £50million price ticket on Longstaff as they anticipate United’s first transfer for the midfielder.
In December, Longstaff signed a brand new long-term deal at St James’ Park which sees the younger Englishman by way of to the summer time of 2022.
The Crimson Devils are additionally trying to wrap up a deal for Sporting Lisbon midfielder Bruno Fernandes who, like Longstaff, is accessible for round £50m.
United’s gamers returned for pre-season coaching earlier this week and Paul Pogba’s future stays unsure simply two days earlier than the membership’s tour of Australia.
Pogba’s agent, Mino Raiola, has confirmed that the Frenchman is ‘in the process’ of leaving the membership this summer time.
‘Everyone within the club from the manager to the owner knows Paul’s needs,’ Raiola informed The Occasions.
‘Everyone knows the willingness of Paul to move on. We are in the process of that.’
Requested whether or not Pogba would be part of United’s tour, Raiola replied: ‘I cannot tell you anything. I live day by day.’
United have informed Actual Madrid and Juventus that they may solely take into account a proposal of a minimum of £150m for the World Cup-winner.
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