ROMA'S Kostas Manolas and Toby Alderweireld are billed as answers to Manchester United's back pain – while Jose Mourinho 'cried' over a different sort of Old Trafford agony.
Read on below for more info, plus all the other latest news, views and gossip from Old Trafford.
Getty – Contributor1 Jose Murinho could dip into Serie A for Roma's defensive hardman Kostas Manolas
TOBY OR NOT TOBY?
TOBY ALDERWEIRELD'S chances of moving to Manchester United will dramatically increase this summer.
The wantaway Belgian will be able to leave Spurs for just £25m from the end of this season.
EVEN Manchester United fans are starting to doubt whether Marcus Rashford will ever fulfil his potential at Old Trafford.
Writing for the Sun, United End editor Tom McDermott says the England striker would flourish if he played under Pep Guardiola or Jurgen Klopp.
JUVE REALLY DONE IT
DAVID De Gea's Manchester United exit has moved closer with Juventus now potentially leading the chase.
The Spaniard's agent Jorge Mendes has met with the Old Lady with a view to agreeing a move.
CAT'S OUT THE BAG
MANCHESTER UNITED have another kit on sale – this one with a leopard print.
The new strip is taken from Fifa 19's Ultimate Team Mode, but the real-life version will set you back £80.
JOSE MOURINHO has accused four of his Man United players of lacking 'character'.
The Portuguese boss said that Luke Shaw, Anthony Martial, Jesse Lingard and Marcus Rashford all lack maturity on a personal level.
PEP GIVES MOUR
JOSE MOURINHO is a worse manager than Pep Guardiola – according to Jurgen Klopp.
Liverpool's German manager believes the Man City boss is the best in the world with the Spaniard looking to guide his side to a second successive Premier League title.
BARGAIN FOR MANO UTD
JOSE MOURINHO could finally solve his central defensive issues with Roma's Kostas Manolas, according to reports.
The highly-rated Greece international has a bargain £32million release clause in his contract.
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JOSE'S TEARS OF MOY
JOSE MOURINHO "broke down in tears" when Sir Alex Ferguson recommended that David Moyes succeeded him as Manchester United manager, according to reports.
The Scot was appointed Red Devils boss in 2013 after Fergie's retirement but lasted under a season before being given the axe.
CITY SLICKER BUT IT'S OK
SUNSPORT'S Manchester United expert Neil Custis explains it is foolish to judge the Reds against rivals City – and why the revivals of Anthony Martial and Alexis Sanchez show why Jose Mourinho should be trusted to deliver.
Read why he says Old Trafford fans should focus on the positives rather than make unflattering comparisons with Pep Guardiola's Premier League champions.
MAN UNITED defender Chris Smalling was on hand to help out in a kitchen for the homeless in Manchester.
The 29-year-old spent his birthday washing dishes and cooking food to help raise £29,000.
JOSE MOURINHO will have a selection headache over who to pick down the right side when they take on Crystal Palace.
SunSport's reporters Phil Thomas and Tom Roddy have both chosen the same teams – except for two players.
DEAL WITH IT
ROMELU LUKAKU has hit back at his Manchester United team-mates, telling them to grow up over Jose Mourinho arguments.
Paul Pogba and Luke Shaw has fallen out with the Portuguese boss in recent times – but the Belgian is on his manager's side.
ANY MOUR CHANGE?
JOSE MOURINHO enjoyed a friendly chat with a homeless man before heading to Brazilian restaurant in Manchester.
The Portuguese boss was dressed head-to-toe in Adidas gear, not letting the freezing cold temparatures stop him from a night out in the city.
POG DEAL'S MINA PROBLEM
PAUL POGBA'S £89m move to Manchester United saw Fifa try to change world transfer rules.
According to the latest batch of Football Leaks documents, published by German magazine Der Spiegel, agent Mina Raiola’s role in Pogba’s then-world record return to Old Trafford was at the centre of a Fifa probe.
BLUES EYE UTD TARGET SKRINIAR
CHELSEA are duelling Manchester United for Inter Milan’s £70million-rated defender Milan Skriniar and David Luiz wants talks over a new deal.
Read on below to find out the details, plus the latest transfer news, views and gossip from around Stamford Bridge.
POG SHOULD GO
PAUL POGBA should leave Manchester United in January as it would be best for both him and the club.
That’s according to Paul Ince, who believes Pogba is being “suffocated” by Jose Mourinho and is behind a lot of the negativity at Old Trafford.
UTD SHARE SCARE
MANCHESTER UNITED have experienced a volatile few months both on and off the pitch, but their share price took more of a battering that their players last night.
When the New York Stock Exchange slammed shut on Tuesday evening, United's shares sat at $18.19 which was eight per cent lower than they were at the start of the day.
MARTIAL IN WILLIAN SWAP?
CHELSEA want Anthony Martial in January and Maurizio Sarri might be looking to tempt Jose Mourinho with a sensational swap involving Willian.
The Red Devils recently activated a year-long extension clause in Martial's current deal after the French winger rejected the club's latest offer of a new long-term contract.
LUK COULD BE OUT AGAIN
ROMELU LUKAKU has headed back to Manchester after treatment on his latest injury in Belgium.
The Manchester United striker's season has been dogged by nagging doubt after he went 10 games without scoring for Jose Mourinho's side.
MARCUS RASHFORD is set to be offered a new and improved £150,000-a-week deal to ward off interest from Real Madrid and Juventus.
It would double the England striker's wages after the Spanish giants were lining up a potential £50m bid after he impressed in recent Three Lions' matches.