Manchester United have been monitoring Nikola Milenković. Informal talks have been held in the past, many big clubs have enquired and Fiorentina rejected a significant offer from a unnamed Premier League club last summer, according to Jonathan Shrager.
Europe's leading leagues will hold an online meeting on Friday to discuss the plans, which could also include an increase from 32 teams to 36, as well as a change to the coefficient used to seed teams.
UEFA Champions League current round-robin stage, where currently eight groups of four clubs play each other home and away, will be replaced by a format in which the 32 clubs would play 10 different opponents and qualification would come from one league table. [Sky]
On the other side, Joe Hugill allowed Amad to take the penalty as he believed it would help Amad settle at Manchester United and feel welcome in the group given they had only met him that day due to COVID-19 bubble protocols.
Joe Hugill signed a professional contract until 2023 with an extension on the table on turning 18. Hugill’s acceleration has seen those terms become out-dated and talks on an improved deal can be expected closer to the time.
According to Laurie Whitwell, some who have watched Joe Hugill's development closely feel a call-up to senior training will happen in the coming months.
Amad Diallo is set to make his second United appearance for the U23s as they face Blackburn on Friday night as per Manchester Evening News.
A programme to add muscle to Joe Hugill's slender frame is in the works, aiding power in duels and shooting from range. [Laurie whitwell]
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