Double blow for Manchester United as two top targets move to Bayern Munich

Renato Sanches sealed a €38m move to Bayern Munich this morning.

Renato Sanches playing for Benfica in the UEFA Youth League.
The new Edgar Davids? Renato Sanches only broke into the Benfica first-team this season. Image Carlos Rodrigues/Getty Images

A feeling of deja vu is about to sweep Manchester after news filtered through that top target Renato Sanches has chosen to move to Bayern Munich this summer for a whopping €38m from Benfica – even though Man United had been tracking him. 

The move comes as a blow to fans of the club after number one target Mats Hummels also agreed a move to the Bavarians this summer, according to soon to be former club Borussia Dortmund. 

Safe to say football fans are a little devastated about Sanches, while others have little sympathy for Man United fans this morning. 

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Loaded sports writer Pearse Corcoran has covered news, sport and entertainment for several national newspapers and radio stations in Ireland. Follow him on Twitter at @PearseCorcoran

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