AC Milan have overtaken Manchester United in the race to sign highly rate Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke, the Express understands.
The 21 year old, who has been impressing in Diego Simeone’s side this season, has been labelled as the next Xavi with reports suggesting that he could even replace him at the Nou Camp in the future.
Manchester United have been linked with a move for St Etienne defender Faouzi Ghoulam, Sky Sports understands.
The 22 year old, who is also a reported target for AC Milan, has made sixty-four league appearances for the Ligue 1 side and despite being born in France, made his international debut for Algeria in a 3-1 win over Benin in the World Cup Qualifiers.
Manchester United midfielder Shinji Kagawa has spoken of his frustration at being side-lined by new Manchester United manager David Moyes, Sky Sports understands.
The Japan international, who moved to United from Borussia Dortmund last summer, hasn’t featured in any of the clubs three league matches so far this season, with his only appearance coming as a late substitute in the Community Shield win over Wigan Athletic.