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Petrucci departs Old Trafford

Davide Petrucci in action for United. Credit: PA

Italian midfielder Davide Petrucci has joined Romanian club CFR Cluj after being released from his Manchester United contract by mutual consent.

The 22-year-old moved to United from hometown club Roma in 2008 but was unable to break into the first team at Old Trafford and spent time out on loan at Peterborough, Royal Antwerp and Charlton.

A United statement read: "Everyone at Manchester United would like to wish Davide well at his new club."


Falcao: 'It's exciting to play at the world's best club'

Manchester United have completed the signing of Monaco striker Radamel Falcao on a on-year loan deal with an option to make the switch permanent.

The Columbian tweeted about his excitement over joining Manchester United:

The club also tweeted a picture of a shirt with Falcao's name captioned: "Introducing Our Number 9"

Previous wearers of the 'number 9' shirt include Andy Cole and Dimitar Berbatov.

Manchester United loan Hernandez to Real Madrid

Real Madrid have announced they have signed Mexican forward Javier Hernandez from Manchester United on a season-long loan, with an option to make the deal permanent next summer.

Mexican forward Javier Hernandez Credit: Press Association

The European champions were looking to reinforce their attacking line following the departure of Alvaro Morata to Juventus this summer.

The 26-year-old Hernandez, who joined the Red Devils in 2010 from Mexican outfit Guadalajara, had grown increasingly frustrated at a lack of first-team opportunities at Old Trafford and was looking for a new challenge.

"Real Madrid and Manchester United have reached an agreement for the transfer of Javier Hernandez Chicharito, who will join the club for the current season.

"Real Madrid holds an option to buy the player.

"Javier Hernandez Chicharito will hold a press conference at the Santiago Bernabeu on Monday afternoon."

– Real Madrid statement


Manchester United agree loan deal for Radamel Falcao

Radamel Falcao Credit: Press Association

Manchester United have agreed a loan deal to sign Colombia striker Radamel Falcao from Monaco subject to a medical, according to the Press Association Sport.

A deal for one of the most sought-after strikers in the game would see United beat both Manchester City and Arsenal to the signature of the 28-year-old.

It is understands a loan deal for a year has been agreed between the clubs. Monaco are understood to have been seeking a fee of £12million for a one-year loan deal for Falcao.

Manchester United fans hoping for more signings

  • Manchester United fans will be hoping Daley Blind is not the only player brought in before 11pm. That would be a fifth summer signing for the Reds.
  • More departures appear likely following midfielder Shinji Kagawa's exit from Old Trafford to his previous side Borussia Dortmund.
  • Reports suggest United striker Javier Hernandez is close to making a one-year loan move to Real Madrid.
  • Meanwhile, midfielder Tom Cleverley continues to attract interest from Aston Villa.

Man United agree fee with Ajax for Daley Blind

Daley Blind Credit: PA

Manchester United have agreed a fee with Ajax for the transfer of Holland international Daley Blind.

Blind, 24, is yet to agree personal terms and undergo a medical, but United are hopeful the player will complete his move to Old Trafford before the transfer window shuts on Monday night.

Reports in Holland suggest the agreed fee is 18 million euros (£14.2million).

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