Manchester United scout highly-rated Portuguese midfield duo

Manchester United scout highly-rated Portuguese midfield duo

Old Trafford scouts were sent on an expedition to Portugal as the club look to overhaul their ageing midfield, according to a report.

Manchester United scouts have been in Portugal to watch Sporting Lisbon duo William Carvalho and Joao Mario, according to the Daily Mirror.

The Sun reports that another United target, Andre Gomes, is ready to leave Valencia for Juventus.

Meanwhile, the Mail reports that Louis van Gaal's scouts have also cast their eye over Schalke winger Leroy Sane, who the club value at around £40million.

Jose Mourinho could take over at Paris Saint-Germain if United fail to make their move for the Portuguese coach, according to the Mail.

With reports of Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s move to Old Trafford being rubbished by his agent, David de Gea could be inching closer to the Manchester exit door. The Daily Telegraph says that the keeper will look to leave if Van Gaal remains in the OT hotseat, while suggesting that the arrivals of Mourinho and Ibrahimovic could persuade the 25-year-old to stay put.

Celtic's left-back Kieran Tierney could be the subject of £10million bid from Arsenal, reports the Daily Record.

The Liverpool Echo says that a deal worth close to £5million for Mainz stopper Loris Karius could soon be completed by the Anfield club as Jurgen Klopp looks to bring in strong competition for Simon Mignolet.

Bournemouth have rejected a £25million bid from West Ham for Callum Wilson and Matt Ritchie, Sky Sports reports.

The Hammers will move for Newcastle duo Andros Townsend and Georginio Wijnaldum after the Magpies were relegated, according to the Daily Star.

John Terry has offered a hint he may stay at Chelsea by cancelling plans to hold a farewell party on the Stamford Bridge pitch, the Mail reports.