Sport Thomas Vermaelen of the Belgian national team

Real Madrid’s Angel Di Maria, Borussia Dortmund central defender Mats Hummels and Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal are United's top targets this summer

Angel Di Maria is set to snub Manchester United, according to reports.

Angel Di Maria to Manchester United: Argentina winger 'ready to snub' Premier League switch in favour of Champions League football

The Real Madrid winger reportedly wants to play in the Champions League next season, seemingly ruling out a move to Manchester United

Arturo Vidal has emerged one of Manchester United's leading transfer targets

Arturo Vidal to Manchester United: Juventus midfielder's agent 'holds talks' with Manchester United over £35 million move

Reports suggest the midfielder's agent held talks with club officials on Friday regarding a move to the Premier League

Luke Shaw has joined Manchester United

Luke Shaw arrives a week early for Manchester United pre-season training after cutting short post-World Cup holiday

£28m left back cut short his three week break to train at Carrington

Louis van Gaal will not be afraid to upset supporters in pursuit of results

Netherlands manager Louis van Gaal shows Manchester United his pragmatic approach

The lesson for Manchester United fans from Louis van Gaal’s Netherlands team’s performance in Wednesday’s World Cup semi-final was that the Dutch coach will cut his cloth accordingly – and he is not afraid to pick a team that will park the bus if he judges that the best way of prevailing. This is, after all, the man who schooled Jose Mourinho in the Chelsea manager’s early days as an assistant at Barcelona.

Manchester United Marouane Fellaini has allegedly cut off his hair

Has he or hasn't he? Image showing Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini without his famous afro goes viral

The Manchester United midfielder has allegedly opted to trim his famous locks

Patrice Evra is set to complete a £2m move to Juventus

Manchester United transfer news: Patrice Evra on the brink of sealing £2 million Juventus move

The France international only signed a new contract in May but the arrival of Luke Shaw has put his place under threat

Adnan Januzaj has received death threats from angry fans after choosing to play for Belgium

Serbian media reports fans are furious at Manchester United winger

Manchester United transfer news: Juventus eye move for left-back Patrice Evra

French international is reportedly wanted by Turin club

Angel Di Maria celebrates after scoring Argentina's winner against Switzerland

Angel di Maria: Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal 'monitoring' Real Madrid star

New United boss is also interested in Germany defender Mats Hummels - reports

Thomas Vermaelen could be heading towards the exit at Arsenal

Thomas Vermaelen to Manchester United? Arsenal defender has 'no idea' where he will be playing next season

The Gunners captain is out of favour at the Emirates

Netherlands manager Louis van Gaal

Louis van Gaal arrives at Manchester United... in poster form and without his own body

Huge image of new manager is plastered outside the Theatre of Dreams

Louis van Gaal will want to spend a decent amount of time with United in pre-season

Louis van Gaal can improve Manchester United by '25 per cent', says Paul Scholes

The former midfielder approves of the Dutchman's arrival

Louis van Gaal will want to spend a decent amount of time with United in pre-season

Manchester United players ordered to take extra training in pre-season by new boss Louis van Gaal

Players will take part in an evening session on their second day of pre-season

Manchester United have unveiled their new kit for the 2014/15 season

Manchester United kit: Nike contradict reports that they have walked away from new kit deal as they claim they 'remain in discussions' with United

Reports suggest Nike have refused to extend their deal with the Manchester club but the sports brand insist they are still in talks

Arturo Vidal, Chile

Arturo Vidal transfer latest: Manchester United could be put off deal after Juventus ask for '£45m plus Nani'

Reports suggest United could turn attentions back to William Carvalho

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