Paris Saint-Germain are the latest club to register their interest in signing Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini and are reportedly willing to offer the Belgium global a four-year contract as they look to bolster their defensive midfield options.
That form was recognised as the Red Devils triggered the one-year extension in Fellaini's contract at the start of the year, but agreeing a deal beyond the summer is proving hard.
Fellaini is understood to want a longer-term contract than the one now being offered by the United board and rejected one offer, believed to be for two years, in September.
As things stand, United are thought to be willing to let Fellaini go rather than meet his demands.
The Belgium global is out of contract with United in the summer and has yet to sign a new deal.
"I don't know who is more ambitious than us, we played against Newcastle with Pogba, Rashford, Martial, Mata, Lukaku, the full-backs are not full-backs, Valencia and Young are wingers not full-backs". He finishes his contract, he has the right to decide his future, and I respect the board because the decisions and the discussions are under their control.
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"I adjust to it, wishing that they have an understanding".
As such, Fellaini would be free to talk to potential suitors from January 1st, and leave Old Trafford upon the expiration of his contract.
His injury while on worldwide duty in October further highlighted his importance to the squad after missing the 0-0 draw against Liverpool and the 2-1 loss at Huddersfield later that month.
Fellaini, missed a month through injury, and his start in Basel in midweek was only his fourth of the season.
"No, not ready (to start)", Mourinho said of Ibrahimovic.
"It is easy to play him if the team is losing for the last 15 or 20 minutes, or if the team is winning for the last 15 or 20 minutes".