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Football rumours: Paul Pogba turned down City to not disappoint United fans

The Sun reports that United are on the verge of securing Ajax defender Jurrien Timber.

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Paul Pogba got as far as agreeing personal terms with Manchester City in negotiations over a transfer, but pulled the plug because the 29-year-old midfielder was concerned about a backlash from United fans, according to The Times (Martin Rickett/PA)

Paul Pogba got as far as agreeing personal terms with Manchester City in negotiations over a transfer, but pulled the plug because the 29-year-old midfielder was concerned about a backlash from United fans, according to The Times (Martin Rickett/PA)

Paul Pogba got as far as agreeing personal terms with Manchester City in negotiations over a transfer, but pulled the plug because the 29-year-old midfielder was concerned about a backlash from United fans, according to The Times (Martin Rickett/PA)

Paul Pogba got as far as agreeing personal terms with Manchester City in negotiations over a transfer, but pulled the plug because the 29-year-old midfielder was concerned about a backlash from United fans, according to The Times.

What the papers say

Meanwhile, The Sun reports that United are on the verge of securing Ajax defender Jurrien Timber. The 20-year-old defender has been linked with a transfer which would see him follow Erik ten Hag to Old Trafford and the paper writes that his agent has dropped a hint.

On outgoings at the club, United’s Dean Henderson is close to moving to Newcastle, according to the Manchester Evening News. The 25-year-old goalkeeper could move on a season-long loan or a permanent transfer.

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United’s Dean Henderson is close to moving to Newcastle, according to the Manchester Evening News (Martin Rickett/PA)

United’s Dean Henderson is close to moving to Newcastle, according to the Manchester Evening News (Martin Rickett/PA)

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United’s Dean Henderson is close to moving to Newcastle, according to the Manchester Evening News (Martin Rickett/PA)

And Newcastle will begin discussions with coach Eddie Howe over a new contract, according to the Daily Mail which writes that the deal is a reward for steering the club away from relegation.

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