25 Jul Sources: United want $52m-plus for McTominay
West Ham have made contact with United about the possibility of signing McTominay but there is a gap in valuation between the two clubs.
United, according to sources, are not actively looking to move the Scotland midfielder on and would only consider offers in excess of £40 million ($51.6m).
McTominay is viewed as an important part of Erik ten Hag’s squad but there is an acceptance he could be tempted by the offer of more regular football elsewhere.
United are open to offers for Fred and Donny van de Beek and it’s possible that both could leave. Fred is not on the preseason tour of the United States because of a personal issue and Van de Beek did not play a minute of the 2-0 win over Arsenal in New Jersey on Saturday despite being on the bench.
Ten Hag’s priority before the deadline is to sign a striker but sources have told ESPN that if extra funds could be raised through departures, Fiorentina midfielder Sofyan Amrabat would be high up on the Dutchman’s wanted list.
United have already allowed forward Anthony Elanga move to Nottingham Forest for £15m and Dean Henderson is also expected to depart following the arrival of André Onana from Inter Milan. Harry Maguire‘s future remains up in the air after he was stripped of the captaincy.
Tom Heaton is set for talks with Ten Hag before deciding whether to stay at the club next season. The 37-year-old is keen to play regular football after appearing just twice for United last season and is wanted by Luton Town.