All the latest Man Utd transfer news and rumours from across the British and European press on Thursday, January 25.
Manchester United and Manchester City will go head to head again, this time trying to force a transfer for Nice midfielder Jean Michael Seri over the line, according to the Daily Express.
Meanwhile, the two Manchester clubs will battle for another midfielder with United considering making a move for Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred, according to the Daily Star.
Le 10 Sport report Real Madrid star Mateo Kovacic has been identified by Jose Mourinho as a potential replacement for Michael Carrick.
And finally, Aston Villa are poised to complete the signing of Axel Tuanzebe on loan from United, reports the Express and Star.