Man Utd transfer news: Chelsea’s Christian Pulisic and Swiss goalkeeper Yann Sommer among targets | Soccer News

Manchester United are exploring the possibility of loaning Chelsea winger Christian Pulisic.

United are considering a number of attacking options with two weeks to go, and Pulisic has emerged as a player of interest.

The US captain, who was signed for £57.6million from Borussia Dortmund in January 2019, has fallen down the pecking order at Chelsea and is keen to get more minutes ahead of the World Cup in Qatar.

Chelsea's Christian Pulisic during the UEFA Champions League round of sixteen game at Stamford Bridge, London.  Picture date: Tuesday February 22, 2022.

The 23-year-old has been used on the bench in Chelsea’s two Premier League games since the start of the new campaign and started just 13 Premier League appearances last season.

Chelsea are also pursuing a transfer for Everton winger Anthony Gordonwhich would probably further reduce his playing time.

United have made an initial approach for PSV striker Cody Gakpo but any decision on him will likely have to wait until the Dutch club’s Champions League qualification with Rangers is complete next Wednesday.

Somme goalkeeper target for Man Utd

Yan Sommer
Yann Sommer, Borrussia Mönchengladbach goalkeeper

United are also interested in Borussia Mönchengladbach goalkeeper Yann Sommer.

The club are looking for a goalkeeper to compete with first-choice David de Gea, who made two glaring errors leading to goals in the 4-0 loss at Brentford, and reserve option Tom Heaton.

There is a feeling, however, that Sommer, who has a contract until 2025, would like to be a No.1 amid reported interest from two other Premier League clubs.

The 33-year-old, who has 74 international caps for Switzerland, was part of the team that reached the quarter-finals of the Euros last summer, beating France in the round of 16.

Man Utd eyes Caicedo, Casemiro | Rabiot agreement unlikely

Moises Caicedo, Casemiro, Adrien Rabiot - PA/Getty

Manchester United are interested in signing Brighton defensive midfielder Moises Caicedo – but a deal for Adrien Rabiot from Juventus is now increasingly unlikely.

Real Madrid’s Casemiro is another name that has been discussed but there hasn’t been a formal offer at this stage. A source has told Sky Sports News that United have held talks with Real.

The club have been unable to meet Rabiot’s wage demands after a broad agreement was reached with Juventus on a £15m fee.

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Moises Caicedo scored against Manchester United last season

With just over two weeks to go before the transfer window, United are considering other midfield options – and Caicedo are in their sights.

Brighton have no intention of selling but United are expected to make an offer. The 20-year-old Ecuador international impressed in Brighton’s 2-1 opening weekend win at Old Trafford as Graham Potter’s side beat new United boss Erik ten Hag in a his first game in charge.

Caicedo only made his Premier League debut for Brighton at Arsenal in April but became a Potter first-team regular after starting his last 10 league games and making 12 appearances in all competitions for the club .

United are long-time admirers of Caicedo – they were considering signing him when he joined Brighton from Ecuadorian club Independiente del Valle in February 2021.

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