Bein Sports via Telegraph: United manager Louis van Gaal is "insisting" a deal for Tottenham striker Harry Kane, 22, is finalised next summer.
Evening Standard: Former Manchester United players Paul Scholes and Rio Ferdinand - in their roles as BT Sport pundits - both criticised the 1-1 draw at CSKA Moscow on Wednesday. Scholes expected more creativity, while Ferdinand thought it was a "pedestrian" performance.
Team Talk: Wayne Rooney was United's joint worst player, along with Marcos Rojo and Bastian Schweinsteiger, according to an average taken from national publications' player ratings.
Talksport: Former captain Steve Bruce thinks current skipper Wayne Rooney is far from finished, claiming "I still think there is a load in the tank".
Daily Mail: United's German midfielder Schweinsteiger has launched legal proceedings against a toymaker marketing World War II Nazi soldier dolls named after him and looking like him.
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