Cape Town - Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is reportedly
tracking two players currently plying their trade in the Premier League as he
looks to overhaul his squad in the off-season.
Solskjaer is reportedly ready to oversee a major overhaul of
his squad this off-season, with the team falling short of a top-four finish
According to a report from the Daily Telegraph, the
Norwegian has prioritised the signing of both Swansea winger Daniel James and
Newcastle midfielder Sean Longstaff.
Solskjaer is keen on signing youthful, home-grown players and
with Ander Herrera departing and Juan Mata’s future far from assured he will
need to add at least two midfield players.
A report last week linked United with Longstaff but also
stated that Newcastle has had no official approach for their prized young asset.
Longstaff, who was loaned to Blackpool last season, has
enjoyed a breakthrough season under Rafael Benitez and has earned praise for his
mature performances in the middle of the park.
Daniel James, meanwhile, had a stellar campaign for Swansea,
scoring four goals and adding nine assists in 33 Championship appearances.
Reports have suggested that the Red Devils have agreed a £15
million fee over his transfer, but interest from Graham Potter at Brighton was
The Manchester Evening News are reporting that James has
agreed personal terms ahead of a move, while they claim that United also hold
interest in Crystal Palace star Aaron Wan-Bissaka.
Antonio Valencia will leave the club this summer while
Matteo Darmian could also depart, meaning Solskjaer needs cover at right-back.
Wan-Bissaka is apparently valued at £50 million by the south
London club after having a stellar breakthrough season at Selhurst Park.