Manchester United retained List and Departures 

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As the transfer window opens this time, Manchester United will witness some of the big names becoming free agents. Other clubs would have the opportunity to recruit those players for free. 

As stated in Manchester United Website , Here are the official List: 

Released Players:                                                                            

D’Mani Mellor                                          

Edinson Cavani

Reece Devine

Lee Grant

Jesse Lingard

Juan Mata

Nemanja Matic

Paul McShane

Paul Pogba

Connor Stanley

Paul Woolston 

Contract offer: Martin Svidersky

Option Exercised: Dylan Levitt

All players named on the retained List published by the Premier League remain under contract.

Edinson Cavani, Lee Grant, Jesse Lingard, Juan Mata, Nemanja Matic and Paul Pogba are confirmed to be leaving United in a set of the first team. In the Academy, after June 30, five players will also bid their farewell. However, those players will continue their lifelong associations with the Academy.

D’Mani Mellor, Reece Devine and Connor Stanley have received support in seeking new clubs. In 2019, to ensure Mellor is featured in every age group for United, Mellor made one appearance for the first team in the Europa League tie with Astana. 

Unfortunately, Man UTD Goalkeeper Paul Woolston announced that he has been forced to retire through injury in March. Although he keeps in touch with the club as he carries on to the next stage of his career.

While Dylan Levitt’s contract has taken the option to extend by the club, Paul McShane also confirmed to continue his coaching role with the Professional Development Phase following his retirement from playing.

The Management and everyone at the club would like to thank all of the departing players for their selfless contributions to Manchester United and wish that their efforts will yield a positive outcome in the future.