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Austrian centre-back linked with big-money move to Man United

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Dragović celebrates after scoring against Chelsea in this year's Champions League
Dragović celebrates after scoring against Chelsea in this year's Champions League

A new defender for Manchester United leads the rumours today.

The Daily Star is carrying a report from Sport Mediaset that Dynamo Kiev centre-back ALEKSANDAR DRAGOVIC is close to completing a £16million move to Manchester United.

The 24-year-old has played 38 times for his country.

The Daily Telegraph is reporting that Aston Villa manager Remi Garde wants to sign Bordeaux defender LAMINE SANE on loan until the end of the season.

The 28-year-old has won 25 caps for Senegal.

West Brom striker SAIDO BERAHINO may end up staying at the Hawthorns for the rest of the season, according to The Sun, as Tottenham are unwilling to match the £23million they offered for him over the summer.

Liverpool have agreed a deal for Schalke defender JOEL MATIP on a free transfer at the end of the season, writes the Daily Mirror.

And finally, the Daily Mail is reporting that West Ham striker ANDY CARROLL is facing two months on the sidelines with a hamstring problem.