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Manchester United would push for a move for Antoine Griezmann and Gareth Bale if Ed Woodward oversees the club’s recruitment this summer, according to the Manchester Evening News.
Woodward has tried to sign Bale and Griezmann in the past, from Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid respectively.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks likely to be given the job on a permanent basis – but links to Mauricio Pochettino also still remain. Woodward is, though, hoping to appoint a director of football.
The Norwegian has started life as manager at Old Trafford emphatically, beating the likes of Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottenham and Paris St-Germain along the way.
But the MEN say that the United mastermind will likely chase Griezmann and Bale transfers this summer if a director of football appointment does not happen.
The Red Devils are keen on hiring a director of football by the time the transfer window arrives.
Paul Mitchell, Eric Cantona and Edwin Van Der Sar have been reportedly linked to the vacancy but as of yet there has been no concrete talks.
And the Manchester Evening News have reported that Woodward is ready to take on the duties of the role if someone is not found.