Man United clearout set to begin as first contacts made with unexpected star

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AC Milan are reportedly working on signing a new centre-back, with Manchester United’s Eric Bailly high on the priority list.

The Peoples Person reported the news a couple of days back when a number of Premier League centre-backs had been scouted ahead of a potential move to the club.

Bailly is reported to be unhappy with how many minutes he is getting on the pitch since he signed a new contract last April.

According to Gianluca Di Marzio, Bailly is the most feasible option ahead of a potential move this January.

The centre-back is currently away on international duty competing in the Africa Cup of Nations.

Man United were left short of centre-back options, with Harry Maguire and Phil Jones on the sidelines with minor injuries.

Raphael Varane hasn’t had the best of seasons in terms of injuries either, so losing a centre-back to another club would be risky at this stage.

However, Bailly could push for a move as he could replace the injured Milan star Simon Kjaer, who is out for the rest of the season with a knee injury.

According to Fabrizio Romano, the first approach has started for the player but nothing has advanced as of now.

AC Milan are working to sign a new centre back. Eric Bailly, one of the names in the list – first approaches started for Man Utd player. Nothing advanced yet. 🔴 #MUFC @SkySport

Abdou Diallo’s also a candidate in case Paris Saint-Germain will let him leave on loan. #ACMilan

— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 11, 2022

He said on Twitter, “AC Milan are working to sign a new centre back. Eric Bailly, one of the names in the list – first approaches started for Man Utd player. Nothing advanced yet.”

The other centre-back mentioned who is also an option is Paris Saint-Germain’s Abdou Diallo.

It is not known whether the club will let the player leave midway through a difficult season but the Red Devils do have time to bring in a replacement if Ralf Rangnick decides to let him go.

Romano later tweeted:

Eric Bailly future will be decided soon. AC Milan are interested in him as potential new centre back on loan, talks opened – no final decision has been made yet. 🔴🇨🇮 #ACMilan

Manchester United are waiting for further direct contacts with AC Milan in the coming hours/days.

— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 12, 2022

Eric Bailly future will be decided soon. AC Milan are interested in him as potential new centre back on loan, talks opened – no final decision has been made yet. 🔴🇨🇮 #ACMilan

Manchester United are waiting for further direct contacts with AC Milan in the coming hours/days.”

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