Even during the start of the season, he helped the team a lot. You would hardly notice him on the pitch with him barely touching the ball. He hasn't been providing goals.
Jose Mourinho could clash with United's board over transfers. Perisic, meanwhile, now appears out of reach following his decision to sign a new contract with Inter.
Former Aston Villa captain Chris Nicholl has revealed he has brain damage from years of heading footballs - and can't remember where he lives. At the time, the offer was just too good to turn down. That's not happening anymore, though. "Mourinho has to make a massive decision".
Umtiti only moved to the Nou Camp back in 2016 and has gone on to become a first team regular alongside Gerard Pique in the heart of the Catalan club's defence.
Mourinho isn't too averse to see him leave either.
This story is fairly familiar for United fans, too.
There is a growing concern among the United top brass that the lure of the Qatar-backed outfit could prove too much for the Portuguese.
Without Mkhitaryan influencing the game, Lukaku is therefore left out and is isolated up front on his own.
Shinji Kagawa was like this.
Paul Pogba has missed Manchester United's last 12 games through injury.
Barca have the best defensive record in La Liga this season, having conceded just four goals in 11 games and just one in four Champions League fixtures. He also won the award in September.
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