Manchester Unitedare hopeful of finally striking a deal forAaron Wan-Bissakaafter further talks withCrystal Palaceon Monday.
AndOle Gunnar Solskjaer, the United manager, is eager for the club to now push ahead with a move forSporting LisbonmidfielderBruno Fernandes.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaerwanted the majority of United’s transfer business wrapped up by the time the first-team squad returns for pre-season training next Monday butDaniel James, the Wales winger signed fromSwansea Cityfor a projected £18 million, is the only arrival to date.
Yet plenty ofManchester United’sPremier LeagueandEuropeanrivals are also having to bide their time this summer in what is proving a complex transfer market as clubs struggle to move on players in order to free up cash.
Manchester Unitedhope to make Aaron Wan-Bissakatheir second summer signing and made a third bid for the player over the weekend.
That offer still fell short of the £50MCrystal Palaceare seeking for the defender but talks resumed inLondonon Monday between officials from the south London club and Matt Judge, United’s head of corporate development who handles transfer negotiations.