Here is Thursday’s news and gossip concerning Manchester United:
The Frenchman has a £57m release clause in his contract, but that is not thought to be a problem for United.
Louis van Gaal is also trying to lure Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller to the club this summer, according to the Metro.
The Premier League side have offered the German a £1m per month contract in the hope that it tempts him to hand in a transfer request.
United are also lining up a bid for Southampton winger Sadio Mane, according to the Daily Telegraph.
The 23-year-old is the current record holder for the fastest hat-trick in Premier League history following his treble against Aston Villa last season.
The Old Trafford outfit are also in talks with Dynamo Moscow about a possible move for their striker Aleksandr Kokorin, according to the Metro.
Tottenham and Zenit are also keen on the forward, who has scored 38 goals in 165 games for Dynamo.
Finally, Borussia Dortmund will try to bring Adnan Januzaj in on loan if van Gaal manages to secure anymore attacking options, the Daily Star report.