striker Andreas Cornelius, leading some online sources to report he's been recommended to Sir Alex. When asked if he was an option for United, the Norwegian replied recently: "He has the qualities to play at the top level if he continues his development. He has speed, he has art. And I think he is very good in the air. He can go as far as he possibly wants." Bold reports he is under contract until 2016.
24/9/2012: Galatasaray vice-president Ali Durust claims Sir Alex has made an enquiry for Semih Kaya. The Turkish club official is quoted by Metro as saying: "It is true to say that Sir Alex Ferguson had talked with our president about Semih. He asked for the price of a possible transfer, but that question is yet to be answered." Kaya featured against the Reds in the Champions League last week.
23/9/2012: Malaga prospect Isco is attracting interest from United, Arsenal, Tottenham, Liverpool and Juventus - according to the Sunday Mirror. The 20-year-old is highly regarded in his homeland.