Manchester United January transfer news LIVE: Red Devils open Mourinho deal talks

Goal brings you all the latest news, rumours and deals related to the Red Devils as the January transfer window heats up

Inter rule out Mkhitaryan move

Luciano Spalletti insists he will not look to remedy Inter's current slump in form with big-money January signings such as out-of-favour Manchester United midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

"To keep saying we need to have a big transfer campaign, after the club has made it clear there are certain parameters to be respected, seems to me the best way to get hurt," he told a news conference.

"You can say names — Mkhitaryan, Pastore, Verdi. But they'd cost €30 million and we don't have that."

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Man Utd open Mourinho extension talks

Jose Mourinho Manchester United

Manchester United have opened talks with Jose Mourinho regarding an extension to his current contract, says Sky Sports.

The Portuguese coach penned a three-year deal at Old Trafford upon his arrival in the summer of 2016 and the Red Devils are eager to fend off rumours suggesting he could cut his stay short.

PSG won't sanction Lucas loan

Lucas Moura PSG

Paris Saint-Germain will only consider permanent offers for Lucas Moura during the January transfer window, reports Maxifoot.

Manchester United have been linked with a loan move for the Brazil international, but PSG want €30m for the winger.

No exit fears for Inter

Ivan Perisic Inter Milan

Serie A giants Inter are not concerned about losing the likes of Mauro Icardi, Ivan Perisic and Joao Mario during the winter window, Luciano Spalletti has told Premium Spor t.

Argentine forward Icardi has been heavily linked with Real Madrid, while Manchester United are said to be keen on Perisic and Joao Mario.

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Man Utd fear Mourinho will quit

Jose Mourinho Manchester United 2017

Manchester United fear manager Jose Mourinho will resign at the end of the season, according to the  Daily Mail .

The former Chelsea boss has been spending less and less time in Manchester of late after a run of disappointing results for the Red Devils.

And the United hierarchy feel his heart is no longer in it and he could be set to depart this summer.

Mourinho turns to Real Madrid's Kovacic

Mateo Kovacic Real Madrid

Jose Mourinho believes signing Mateo Kovacic from Real Madrid will solve Manchester United's shortcomings, according to Don Balon .

The report claims Zindine Zidane does not want to part ways with the Croatian midfielder, while also suggesting Mourinho will similarly not accept no for an answer.

It is said the Red Devils coach is pushing to sign the 23-year-old before the end of the January transfer window.

Inter monitoring Mata situation

Juan Mata Manchester United Leicester City

Inter are keen on signing Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata, according to the  Daily Mirror .

The Spain international is out of contract at the end of the current season, though has an option to extend his current deal for another year.

And the Serie A side are hopeful they can tempt the former Chelsea man to San Siro.

Mourinho urges £50m Rose bid

Danny Rose, Tottenham, 17/18

Jose Mourinho has urged the Manchester United board to make a £50 million bid for Tottenham full-back Danny Rose, according to  The Sun .

Mourinho has been a long-term admirer of the England international as he looks to upgrade on his current left-back options.

And though Rose is likely to be out for three weeks with a knee injury, Mourinho wants to get him in before the end of the January transfer window.

Man Utd & City set for Evans battle

Jonny Evans West Brom

Manchester United and Manchester City are set to battle for West Brom defender Jonny Evans, according to the Daily Mirror .

West Brom are prepared to sell their captain this month if he does not commit to a new contract, and the Red Devils reportedly are now willing to pay £20 million to fend off City and bring Evans back to Old Trafford.

Arsenal also are monitoring the situation, though Evans is said to prefer a move to Manchester.

Juve set to keep Sandro

Alex Sandro Juventus

Juventus are determined to keep Alex Sandro this January, preventing the left-back from moving to Chelsea or Manchester United, according to the Independent .

The Blues are now more likely to explore different full-back options this transfer window, while the Red Devils could wait to see if Sandro is available in the summer.

Mourinho to block Mkhitaryan exit

Henrikh Mkhitaryan 2017

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is set to block Henrikh Mkhitaryan's exit during the January transfer window, according to the  Daily Star .

Inter have shown an interest in the former Borussia Dortmund midfielder, with Joao Mario offered as part of a potential swap deal.

But Mourinho is keen to keep the Armenia international despite him slipping down the pecking order at Old Trafford.

Lemar decides to join Liverpool

Thomas Lemar Monaco

Monaco star Thomas Lemar has decided to join Liverpool ahead of Arsenal and Manchester United, according to Yahoo Sport

Arsenal tried to sign Lemar last summer, but failed to finalise a €95 million deal on deadline day which, in turn, prevented Alexis Sanchez from joining Manchester City.

Liverpool were also interested in Lemar in the last transfer window and are ready to make a renewed push to sign the France international in January, with Barcelona trying to agree a deal for Philippe Coutinho.

Manchester United have also been linked with Lemar, but the winger has decided he wants to join Liverpool and he could become the replacement for Coutinho at Anfield.

Man Utd want three January signings

Jose Mourinho Manchester United

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho wants to sign three players during the January transfer window, according to the Mail Online

Mourinho is keen to strengthen his squad in the coming weeks and has identified the areas where he is demanding fresh faces.

Agents have been alerted to United’s desire to sign a right-back, left-back and attacking midfielder as Mourinho tries to address ongoing issues within his squad.

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