Sky Sports Report United's Bid For Schneiderlin On Hold
Tuesday, 30th Jun 2015 14:14
Sky Sports are reporting that sources close to Manchester United are reporting that the Old Trafford Club have put the deal on hold.
According to Sky Sports United have not contacted Saints about Schneiderlin since an initial enquiry on 20th June some 10 days ago despite the fact that betting was suspended on the transfer so sure where the bookmakers that this deal was very close to fruition.
Earlier today this site speculated that Schneidferlin might not be United's number 1 target and that they may be hedging their bets on the Saints midfielder whilst persuing their other preferred targets including Bastian Sweinsteiger.
The evidence this afternoon is suggesting that this could be the case with United stepping back from the plate but not withdrawing themselves from the deal completely, in many ways this replicates their chasing of Nathaniel Clyne were at one stage the right back seemed destined for Old Trafford but suddenly United seemed to cool on the idea.
This is of course leaving Schneiderlin in limbo, but more worryingly Saints, who are keen to get on with their own squad building.
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