â¢ Louis van Gaal instructs Ed Woodward to make inquiry for Saints player
â¢ Former United target Pedro now closing in on switch to Chelsea
Manchester United have made a surprise inquiry for Southamptonâs Sadio Mané, with Louis van Gaal wanting the 23-year-old to strengthen his forward line.
United had proposed to buy Pedro from Barcelona but the deal broke down, with Van Gaal instructing Ed Woodward, the executive vice-chairman, to ask Saints about Mané. Pedro is now set to join Chelsea.