Transfer Talk: United eye Pickford and Martinez as De Gea replacements
Manchester United have shortlisted England No1 Jordan Pickford and Aston Villa stopper Emiliano Martinez as potential replacements for David de Gea.
The Red Devils are in talks with the Spaniard over a new deal but the lack of guarantees over a starting berth — plus reduced wages — mean negotiations continue to stall.
Another glaring error against West Ham last week means the 32-year-old is facing an uncertain future at Old Trafford.
And according to the Daily Star, Erik ten Hag has placed Everton goalkeeper Pickford on his wanted list.
Pickford, 29, is currently shining in the Toffees' battle against relegation, making crucial saves to help his side pick up four precious points from their last two games.
Should the Merseysiders fail to beat the drop, it is expected the Three Lions star will be sold in order to balance the books.
The Mirror claim Argentine World Cup winner Martinez, 30, is also in United's thoughts.
Martinez played a key role in La Albiceleste's triumph in Qatar last year before impressing during Villa's push for Europe in the Premier League.
Porto stopper Diogo Costa and Anderlecht's rising Dutch star Bart Verbruggen are also reportedly being tracked.
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Bayern Munich want to keep hold of on-loan City full-back Joao Cancelo according to 90min, though Arsenal and Barcelona are also interested in the 28-year-old.
Fabrizio Romano says Newcastle, Manchester United and Liverpool scouts have been watching Nice centre-back Jean-Clair Todibo.