All the latest transfer rumours from Manchester united for the 18 August 2011. Manchester United are said to still be in the hunt for Wesley Sneijder after reports linking the player with the club resurfaced Thursday. Sir Alex Ferguson has been dealt a blow as Mario Goetze has been told he will not be joining Manchester United and Sir Alex Ferguson is planning the sale of Mame Biram Diouf.
The Daily Express has claimed that that Inter Milan is going to war with Manchester United over Wesley Sneijder.
Inter Milan President Massimo Moratti is said to be digging his heels in relation to any potential transfer of Wesley Sneijder. Wesley Sneijder is said to be keen to join Manchester United but the Inter Milan President has said that he will not allow the Dutchman to leave the club if, as expected, Samuel Eto'o makes his big money switch to Anzhi Makhachkala
"Sneijder was untouchable before the situation with Eto'o and he has become even more so now Eto'o could leave," said Moratti. "There has never been any kind of talks about Wes," Moratti continued.
However the Sun claims that Wesley Sneijder will now 'go to war' with Inter Milan after they blocked his transfer to Manchester United. The newspaper claims that Sneijder is so desperate to join Manchester United this summer that he is willing to drop his wages from £140,000 to £60,000 to tempt Sir Alex Ferguson to revisits his interest in the Dutchman.
Manchester United has been dealt a blow in their pursuit of German wonder kid Mario Goetze. Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke says the club will not consider selling the nineteen year old.
"There may come interest, but we have not the slightest intention to sell Mario Gotze," he told Bild.
Goetze has been dubbed the German 'Lionel Messi' has been linked with a £20m switch to the Premier League champions.
The Daily Mail claims that Sir Alex Ferguson has slapped a £6m price tag on Manchester United flop Mame Biram Diouf.
The forward was sent out on loan to Blackburn and despite a bright start to his spell at Ewood Park the striker failed to make the grade in a disappointing season. It is believed that after monitoring the player on Manchester United's pre-season tour of the U.S. Sir Alex Ferguson will listen to offers for the player.
The newspaper claims that Blackpool are interested in the player but have been put off by the staggering price tag.