Football transfer rumours: Rúben Dias and João Felix to Manchester United?

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Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s permanent appointment as Manchester United manager has yet to be confirmed, but that minor detail hasn’t stopped the Norwegian identifying a whole host of potential signings for next season. The Mirror say Ole wants to create a little Portuguese enclave at Old Trafford by bringing in teenage playmaker João Felix and 21-year-old centre-back Rúben Dias from Benfica, along with midfielder Bruno Fernandes from Sporting. Combined, the trio would cost United about £250m, but the club are unlikely to have it all their own way considering a host of the usual European big guns also have their sights set on these players. United are also continuing their courtship of Leicester City defender Harry Maguire, but have been told they will have to make a record-breaking offer to get him.

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