Manchester United morning news: Martin Montoya named as target, Perez transfer update

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A round up of news stories this morning about Manchester United.

The Daily Star claims Manchester United are one of the sides interested in signing Barcelona defender Martin Montoya.

Montoya has struggled to break into Luis Enrique’s long term thinking at the club and is being tracked by several European clubs.

His agent confirmed there are sides in England who have made contact with United thought to be one of them.

Manchester United are reportedly closing in a deal to sign Enzo Perez from Benfica.

The 28-year-old Argentine is one of several players to have been linked with joining the club in recent weeks.

TalkSPORT has suggested that United have taken pole position to negotiate a deal, which would go through in January.

United have also become one of the latest sides linked with a move for German World Cup star Christoph Kramer.

The £20 million rated central midfielder has been strongly linked with moves to Real Madrid and Tottenham Hotspur.

Kramer is thought to be appealing to Louis van Gaal because of his age and potential.

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