Manchester United January transfer news LIVE: Man Utd ask for Evans updates

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

Man Utd ask for Evans updates

Manchester United have been asked to be kept updated on former defender Jonny Evans’ situation at West Brom, reports The Times.

Manchester City have held talks over a deal for Evans, while Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has suggested his club will struggle to compete with the Premier League leaders for the centre-half.

Evans, who left Old Trafford for West Brom in 2015, remains of interest for his old club, while Everton and West Ham are also watching matters.

Arsenal step up Malcom interest

Malcom Bordeaux

Arsenal have stepped up their interest in Bordeaux forward Malcom as they plan for life after Alexis Sanchez, Goal understands.

The Gunners are one of three Premier League clubs interested in Malcom, with Manchester United and Tottenham also plotting a January move.

Goal understands Monaco's Thomas Lemar is still a key target for Arsenal, but the Gunners are only willing to pay up to £40 million for the winger, whose asking price is now £60m.

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Man Utd loan Wilson to Sheffield United

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Manchester United have confirmed the loan of James Wilson to Championship side Sheffield United.

The 22-year-old striker has featured for the Red Devils Under-23 side this season, as he has made his way back from a knee injury suffered in 2016.

Now he will head to England's second tier for the third time in his career for the remainder of the season in hopes of proving himself with the Blades, who are seventh in the table and fighting for promotion to the Premier League. 

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'Insane' bid needed to buy Dendoncker

Leander Dendoncker Anderlecht 2017

Anderlecht will only allow reported Manchester United and West Ham target Leander Dendoncker to leave the club in January if “an insane” offer is made, according to coach Hein Vanhaezebrouck.

The 22-year-old remains crucial to Vanhaezebrouck's side and is said to have caught the eye of United, while West Ham are said to be preparing a bid.

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Man Utd planning for Zlatan exit

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Manchester United

Manchester United are making plans to replace Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who is expected to depart in 2018, according to Yahoo Sport UK. 

Ibrahimovic is out of contract at the end of the season and could leave sooner if he accepts an offer from Major League Soccer or the Chinese Super League.

The 36-year-old has made seven appearances in all competitions for United since returning from a serious knee injury in November. 

Darmian demands €3m salary from Roma 

Matteo Darmian Manchester United

Matteo Darmian wants a €3 million per year net salary to join Roma, with Manchester United only willing to sanction a permanent transfer, according to Corriere dello Sport

The Serie A club see the Italian as the perfect full-back option, although are also considering a move for Atletico Madrid veteran Juanfran, should they fail in talks to sign Darmian. 

Juve raise Dybala asking price

Paulo Dybala Verona Juventus

Manchester United's chances of signing Paulo Dybala have taken a hit, with the money Barcelona spent on Philippe Coutinho's transfer convincing Juventus to raise their asking price, Tuttosport claim.

A fee of a fee of £154 million will now be asked for the Argentine forward, with the Italians wanting more for him than the £142m spent on the Brazilian. 

No Moura offer from Man Utd yet

Lucas Moura PSG

Manchester United are interested in Paris Saint-Germain winger Lucas Moura but have not made a bid yet, according to Sky Sports News.

PSG are willing to cash in on the 25-year-old Brazilian, who has yet to make a start in the league this season. 

Mertens open to new Napoli deal

Mertens Napoli Serie A

Napoli are hoping to renegotiate Dries Mertens' contract in order to avoid losing the Belgium international to Manchester United or Liverpool, according to Sky Sport Italia

Mertens signed a new deal in May 2017 that included a relatively small €28m release clause. Napoli are willing to increase the Belgian's salary in a new contract in exchange for a big increase in that release clause. 

Fellaini wants out of Man United

Marouane Fellaini Manchester United

Marouane Fellaini has told Jose Mourinho he is not interested in staying at Manchester United, claims the Sun .

The Belgium midfielder, who has suffered with injuries this term, is out of contract in the summer. 

And after rejecting an extension in September he has resisted all Mourinho's efforts to convince him into signing a new deal. 

Lucas Moura agrees to Man Utd move

Lucas Moura PSG

Lucas Moura has agreed to join Manchester United from PSG, reports Calciomercato .

The Brazilian attacker is keen to move to the Premier League, and is now pushing the French club to acquiesce to his sale.

United, meanwhile, are likely to pursue Antoine Griezmann in the summer, as they bid to further bolster their attack.