ALEX SANDRO FAVOURS CHELSEA
Juventus defender Alex Sandro favours to move to Chelsea over Manchester United, claims The Sun .
The Blues were unable to land the Brazilian full-back over the summer, allowing the Red Devils to join the chase, but he is looking for a January switch to Stamford Bridge.
MKHITARYAN WANTS SHOWDOWN TALKS
Henrikh Mkhitaryan wants talks with Jose Mourinho to find out if he has a future at Manchester United, according to the Daily Star .
The Armenia international has made just one substitute appearance for United in the past month and has been linked with a return to former club Borussia Dortmund.
SHAW DEMANDS PAY-OFF TO LEAVE MAN UNITED
Luke Shaw will only agree to leave Manchester United if the club stump up £5 million to cover potential losses in earnings, according to the Sun .
A fringe figure under Jose Mourinho, the full-back is expected to be put up for sale in January. Unlikely to command the same wages he enjoys at Old Trafford elsewhere, Shaw reportedly will in turn demand United cover the shortfall before accepting a move away.
Newcastle United are one of the clubs to be linked with the out of favour defender in the new year.
MAN UTD WANT WHITECAPS TEENAGER
Manchester United have invited Vancouver Whitecaps teenager Alphonso Davies for a trial in January, reports CTV Edmonton .
The 17-year-old midfielder, who became the youngest player to make his debut for the Canada national team in the summer, is waiting for clearance from his club to accept the offer from United.
ROMERO CONSIDERS MAN UTD EXIT
Sergio Romero is considering leaving Manchester United in January so he can play regularly before next summer’s World Cup, reports the Daily Mail .
Romero has remained Argentina’s first-choice keeper, despite having to play second fiddle at club level to David de Gea at United.
However, Romero wants to ensure he is in the best possible form ahead of the finals in Russia and may seek a January move.
MAN UTD STILL WANT PERISIC
Manchester United are still keen on Ivan Perisic after missing out on the Inter winger over the summer, reports The Sun .
The Croatian signed a new deal after staying in Italy, but that was a ploy to keep his value up and he could be available in January for £45 million.
UTD LINE UP £95M LAZIO STAR
Manchester United will look to break their transfer record to sign Lazio's Sergej Milinkovic-Savic for £95m, according to The Express .
The midfielder has also been linked with Serie A giants Juventus, but Jose Mourinho has made him a top target for the Old Trafford board.
MAN UTD TO OFFLOAD SHAW & DARMIAN
Manchester United are listening to offers for full-backs Luke Shaw and Matteo Darmian, according to Daily Record .
Injury-plagued Shaw has apparently been offered to a host of English clubs, while Italy international Darmian is also seen as expendable by manager Jose Mourinho.
United hope to raise funds for the purchase of a new left-back with Alex Sandro and Danny Rose two possible options in the winter transfer window.
MAN UTD PLOT ASENSIO BID
Manchester United will make a move for Real Madrid midfielder Marco Asensio in January after shelving plans to try and sign Gareth Bale, reports Don Balon .
The Red Devils are confident they can land the 21-year-old as he has been unable to nail down a regular starting berth at Santiago Bernabeu.
MAN UTD WANT ALEX SANDRO
Jose Mourinho has made Juventus’s Alex Sandro his No.1 target to fill Manchester United’s left-back spot, reports the Daily Record .
Mourinho has used a variety of players at left-back during his time as United boss and has been strongly linked with a January move for Tottenham’s Danny Rose.
However, Sandro is now high on Mourinho’s wanted list after his former club Chelsea failed to persuade Juventus to sell the Brazil international in the summer.
CHELSEA JOIN FIGHT TO SIGN ARTHUR
Chelsea have joined in the battle to sign Gremio’s midfield starlet Arthur Melo, claims the Mirror .
Arthur has been heavily linked with a move to Barcelona, while Manchester United are also reported to be keeping tabs on his situation.
Now Chelsea are showing an interest amid suggestions the club view Arthur as a potential long-term replacement for Cesc Fabregas.
MAN UTD PROPOSE INTER MILAN SWAP DEAL
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho wants to sign Inter Milan midfielder Joao Mario and will offer Juan Mata in exchange, reports the Corriere dello Sport .
Mourinho is keen to improve his central midfield options in the January transfer window and is ready to sacrifice Mata to bring in Joao Mario.
However, Inter are not so keen on Mata and would prefer to see the currently out-of-favour Henrikh Mkhitaryan included in any potential swap deal.
MAN UTD WATCH €80M-RATED LAZIO STAR
Manchester United had scouts watching Sergej Milinkovic-Savic produce a starring role in Lazio’s 2-1 win over Sampdoria at the weekend, claims Calciomercato.com .
The midfielder scored one and created the other goal, with Lazio likely to demand at least €80 million if they are to sell the Serbian at the end of the season.
MAN UTD CONFIDENT OF £50M ROSE DEAL
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is confident of signing Tottenham left-back Danny Rose in a £50 million deal, reports the Daily Mail .
Mourinho is keen to sign a new left-back and Rose has been a long-term target to fill that position, especially given his uncertain future at Spurs.
United are now optimistic they can agree a deal with Spurs to bring Rose to Old Trafford either in January, or next summer.
BAYERN WATCH BORDEAUX STAR
Bayern Munich scouted Bordeaux star Malcom during the Ligue 1 club’s 3-2 defeat at Dijon last Friday, reports Mercato365 .
Malcom, who has also been linked with the likes of Manchester United, scored a stunning goal in front of the Bayern scouts as the Brazilian attacking midfielder maintained his impressive form this season.
MOURINHO TO BE GIVEN £80M IN JANUARY
The Sun claims Jose Mourinho will be given £80 million to spend in January, partially funded by the sales of Luke Shaw and Matteo Darmian.
Manchester United are looking to keep pace with Man City at the top of the Premier League, and Mourinho has identified left-back, right wing and a No. 10 as areas he'd like to strengthen.
UTD CAN BUY ROSE IN JANUARY
Tottenham are prepared to sell Danny Rose to Manchester United in January, the Daily Star reports.
Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino is said to be unconvinced that the left-back is fully committed to the club and will let the England international move on for the right price.
Should the Red Devils front a bid of over £45 million for Rose, the 27-year-old will be permitted to leave in the winter transfer window.
MOURINHO WANTS TO BRING IN OZIL
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho wants to add Mesut Ozil to solve the club's problems in the No.10 position, according to the Telegraph .
The Arsenal star is out of contract this summer and is hesistant to sign an extension with the club, leaving many to believe he's ready to move on.
Mourinho, who brought Ozil to Real Madrid back in 2010, called the 29-year-old “the best No 10 in the world”.
MAN UTD EYE CRISTANTE
Manchester United have identified Atalanta midfielder Bryan Cristante as a replacement for Marouane Fellaini, according to The Sun .
The Red Devils are resigned to losing Fellaini and Cristante's performances on loan for the Serie A side this term have convinced Jose Mourinho that the 22-year-old is the ideal replacement.
Atalanta have the option to purchase Cristante from parent club Benfica for £10m at the end of the season, and could then turn around and sell the midfielder to United for £31m.
MADRID SET DE GEA DEADLINE
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has set a deadline of summer 2018 on a transfer move for David De Gea, according to Diario Gol .
Perez has grown tired of waiting for a decision on De Gea's future, and will move for Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois if he cannot agree a move for the Spain international.
MARTIAL CHANGES MAN UTD TRANSFER PLANS
The form of attacker Anthony Martial has changed Jose Mourinho's transfer plans at Manchester United, according to the Independent .
United were set to renew their interest in Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic, but with Martial impressing and providing assists for striker Romelu Lukaku, Mourinho is happy to turn his attentions to other areas of the pitch as he looks to strengthen the side.