Manchester United are reportedly set to be affected by Madrid’s urge to find a replacement for Luka Modric who is not getting any younger.

Though the Croatian midfielder still remains a force to reckon with at the middle of the pitch, his days on the pitch is arguably counted judging by his current age.

Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane showed interest in his compatriot Paul Pogba in the summer but United surprisingly prevented the Frenchman from joining the Galacticos.

ESPN said that the former France international isn’t backing out of his plans to work with Pogba and he is set to launch another bid for the player in January.

As much as Zidane’s mission is to see his countryman at Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid president Florentino Perez is hoping to sign Tottenham star Christian Eriksen instead.

The same media outlet claimed that the Los Blancos chief is hoping to explore the fact that the Danish midfielder won’t be too expensive because he’s close to ending his contract with the Lilywhites.

Eriksen is also a target for Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer who is seeking to add more creative players to his side in the second period of the season.

The Red Devils have a bright chance of luring the midfielder to Old Trafford should they let go of Pogba in January, but is that feasible?


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