Manchester United have reportedly launched a bid to sign manager Darren Fletcher’s twin sons from Manchester City’s academy this summer.

Darren is an Old Trafford legend. He made 342 appearances for the team and won five Premier League titles among other honors during his 14-and-a-half-year stay as a player at the club.

The former Scotland international joined Manchester United’s training squad in October 2020 as Assistant Manager. In March 2021 – just over six years after he left the club as a player to join West Bromwich Albion – Fletcher was appointed United manager.

However, Darren’s twin sons, Jack and Tyler, have honed their skills at Manchester City’s famous youth academy. The 16-year-old midfielders will become eligible for a professional contract at the Etihad when they turn 17 in March.

According to Athletic, Manchester City are interested in keeping them at the club but the Red Devils are seen as the next step in the duo’s career. Tyler has represented the Scotland Under-16 team six times while his brother has played eight times for England in the same age group.

If they join Manchester United, the Fletcher twins could play for the Under-18s team led by Travis Bennion, who finished third in the Northern Division of the Under-18s Premier League last season.

Liverpool urged by analyst to sign former Manchester United transfer target

Ex-Liverpool left-back Jose Enrique has urged the Reds to sign former Manchester United target Frenkie de Jong.

The Dutchman was notably linked with a move to the Red Devils last summer as Erik ten Hag sought a reunion at Old Trafford. Despite Barcelona’s willingness to sell, the midfielder reportedly turned down a move to stay at Spotify’s Camp Nou.

Manchester United ended the summer spell last year by adding Christian Eriksen and Casemiro to their midfield. Enrique now wants the Reds to look at de Jong, even more so after Jude Bellingham’s move to Real Madrid.

On his YouTube channel via The Boot Room, Enrique said:

“For me there can be many options, but for me the number eight is what we need the most, Jude Bellingham is obviously not available anymore, it would be Frenkie de Jong.”

De Jong was a big part of Xavi Hernandez’s first-team squad last season, making 43 appearances across competitions. The former Ajax midfielder’s contract with Barcelona expires in June 2026.

The Netherlands international could be an ideal signing for Liverpool, considering he can play in the eighth position and in defensive midfield. But it remains to be seen if there is interest from anyone worried about a possible move to Anfield this summer.

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