Wednesday’s biggest Manchester United news and transfer rumour gossip.
The former Barcelona star is unwanted at Old Trafford, and the Daily Star claim that the club may be willing to let him leave in the middle of the season.
Manchester United have been handed a boost after Marcos Rojo withdrew from the Argentina squad in a bid to be fit for next week’s trip to Everton, the Daily Mirror reports.
The defender, 25, suffered a hamstring injury during the 3-2 win over Southampton last month and hasn’t featured since, reports the Manchester Evening News.
David Beckham has told Wayne Rooney to take a step back if he wants his career to keep moving forward, the Daily Star reports.
Louis van Gaal is hopeful Phil Jones can get some action for his country in the coming days as the Manchester United defender continues his journey back to full match fitness, the Daily Express reports.
Manchester United are willing to make a major effort to sign Valencia centre-back Shkodran Mustafi, according to the Metro.
Mustafi, 23, has become a key component of Valencia’s defence following the sale of Nicolas Otamendi to Manchester City, with his performances believed to have attracted the interest of Bayern Munich.