Newly appointed Manchester United interim boss, Ralf Rangnick will sign £50 million rated Aston Villa midfielder, John McGinn this January, according to the Sun.
The midfielder is said to be former Man United’s boss, Sir Alex Ferguson’s choice of midfield recruit for the club.
The German was confirmed as the club’s interim boss on Monday and took charge of his new team for the first time on Sunday against Crystal Palace.
The former RB Leipzig manager wants to bolster Man United midfield with players capable of fitting into his high pressing football.
Reports in Europe suggests that midfielders Paul Pogba, Jesse Lingard and Donny van de Beek would leave Old Trafford in the next six months with Nemanja Matic nearing the end of his career.
The Sun reports that Ferguson is keen on United signing the Scotland international from Villa.
Aston Villa would want upwards of £50 million for the player who has three-and-a-half years to run on his contract.
EPL: Rangnick to sign £50m Premier League star identified by Alex Ferguson