Here is Monday’s news and gossip concerning Manchester United:
The World Cup winner is reportedly interested in completing a move to Old Trafford.
However, it appears that they have missed out on Valencia defender Nicolas Otamendi, after the Daily Mail reported that he was closing in on a move to Manchester City.
The Citizens are set to pay £28.5m and send Eliaquim Mangala to the Mestalla on loan for a year.
David de Gea has been told by Real Madrid that they will include a £12m signing-on fee in his contract if he is forced to see out the final year of his United deal, the Independent claim.
The Spaniard will be able to complete a move to the Bernabeu for nothing next summer.
Juventus are planning to make a bid to try and lure Adnan Januzaj away from Old Trafford before the closure of the window, the Daily Express report.
Louis van Gaal has already claimed however, that the match-winner from the game against Aston Villa is not for sale.
Finally, Paris Saint-Germain midfielder and reported United target Marco Verratti has suggested that while he is currently happy in France, he would consider a move to the Premier League in the future, the Daily Express claim.
“I’ll begin to consider leaving on the day that I no longer feel good at PSG or when the club decides to sell me,” he said.
“England, Spain and a return to Italy are possible options,” he added.