Check out all the latest Manchester United news and transfer gossip from today.
Manchester United have received a boost in their alleged pursuit of Juan Cuadrado after the Colombian winger's failure to agree personal terms with Barcelona. (Diario SPORT)
The 26-year-old is believed to be unhappy with the salary packet on offer at Camp Nou, and according to the Spanish press is now angling for a move to Old Trafford.
Cuadrado was one of the standout performers at the World Cup, and is expected to leave Fiorentina for a bigger club this summer.
Louis van Gaal is reportedly a huge admirer of the South American star, and is ready to match Barcelona's 35m euro bid - and pay Cuadrado the wages he wants - in order to make him a Manchester United player.
The new Red Devils boss has wasted little time in assessing his squad ahead of the new season, and will decide the fate of a number of his fringe players by the end of the week.
Manchester United transfer gossip:
Manchester United have told the clubs interested in signing Javier Hernandez this summer that he will cost €11 million. (Tuttosport)
The Mexican found his game time restricted at Old Trafford under former boss David Moyes, and it is likely that he will face a similar problem under Louis van Gaal.
Manchester United have suffered a huge transfer setback in their pursuit of Borussia Dortmund ace Marco Reus, with his club insisting that the midfielder isn't for sale and will pen a new deal soon. (Daily Express)
The Germany international has been heavily linked with a move to the Premier League in recent weeks, with reports suggesting that he had turned down the offer of a contract extension in the Bundesliga with a view to sealing a transfer either this summer or next.
Manchester United have increased their bid for Mats Hummels by £8 million and are hoping that will help them to make significant steps towards completing a deal for the Borussia Dortmund defender this week. (Daily Mail)
Louis van Gaal is extremely keen to bring the Germany international to Old Trafford as he bids to strengthen his defensive department ahead of the 2014/15 season.