Manchester United defeated Zorya in the Europa League last night and confirmed their place in the Round of 32 of the competition. Summer signing Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored for the Red Devils.
United still need to improve big time and they are ready to reinforce the squad in the winter transfer window. If reports in the media are anything to go by then West Ham star Dimitri Payet is once again in the limelight.
The Old Trafford club were heavily linked with the French international back in summer but the versatile playmaker opted to stay with the Hammers.
On 26th November, Mirror reported that United are interested in signing the £35million rated (€41.5million) Les Bleus star in the winter transfer window.
Now, reports in France have added more fire to the rumor. According to reports (SW via Le10Sport), Mourinho has moved in, contacted Payet and made him aware that he wants him at Old Trafford.
The 29-year-old star is one of the best attacking playmakers in the league who made it into last season’s PFA Team of the Year. He was brilliant for France at the European Championships as well.
This season, Payet has featured in 15 games for the Hammers, scored 2 goals and also provided 7 assists.
Convincing Dimitri to move to Old Trafford might be easy but West Ham are just a single point above the relegation zone and will not want to lose their prized asset. We shall see how the transfer saga unfolds next month.
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