Recent reports from the Manchester Evening News suggest that the Van Dijk deal is being referenced by Leicester in an attempt to justify their asking price for Maguire, a factor that may wind Jose Mourinho up even more having recently questioned some of Liverpool's transfer dealings.
"I think the first people to recognise that will be the people at United".
Sources have told ESPN FC that Mourinho will allow Martial to leave but Woodward is more reluctant to part company with a player who is only 22 and still has two years left on his contract.
Mourinho predicted before kickoff it would be a "difficult" season if at least one more new player does not arrive before Thursday's deadline.
The second came 10 minutes later when Thiago curled a corner into the near post and Javi Martinez got up highest to head past De Gea, and underscored United's need to sign a centre-back.
Spain worldwide Martinez nodded in from a corner on 59 minutes as the German champions overcame a lacklustre display from Jose Mourinho's side, who kick off the Premier League at home to Leicester City on Friday. (It was a) fantastic experience for the boys.
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And journalist Christian Falk, who works for German newspaper Bild, claims United contacted Bayern over a deal for Boateng on Sunday.
"There was a moment I was looking to the area and there was Axel at centre-back to left, Demetri at left wing-back, Garner in midfield on the left and Chong".
They're likely to be missing Paul Pogba, Romelu Lukaku, Ashley Young, Marouanne Fellaini and Jesse Lingard, while Nemanja Matic and Antonio Valencia are injured.
"The other clubs that compete with us are really strong", Mourinho said, before his side were comprehensively dominated in a 1-0 defeat by Bayern Munich.
"We were playing against their best team, their complete squad apart from Tolisso".
The United manager has overseen a miserable off-season and, speaking after the game on Sunday, he welcomed the return of the Premier League.