Man Utd star dropped from squad, Turkish giants on alert

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MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - AUGUST 18: Bastian Schweinsteiger of Manchester United looks on during the UEFA Champions League Qualifying Round Play Off First Leg match between Manchester United and Club Brugge at Old Trafford on August 18, 2015 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger has not been included in the squad that will travel to China as part of the pre-season tour of the far-east.

Schweinsteiger has been linked with a United exit but it remains to be seen if he was not included as a result of Germany reaching the Euro 2016 semi-final or if Mourinho does not have plans for him next season.

Marouane Fellaini, Anthony Martial, Morgan Schneiderlin and Matteo Darmian were also left behind after reaching at least the quarter-final stage at Euro 2016.

Super Lig champions Besiktas have held talks with United over the transfer of Schweinsteiger according to LigTV.

The the Black Eagles have held talks with United with the view of signing Schweinsteiger on a season-long loan.

The Express meanwhile claim that Besiktas’ rivals Fenerbahce are also interested in a move for the Germany international.


Goalkeepers: David De Gea, Sergio Romero, Sam Johnstone.

Defenders: Eric Bailly, Daley Blind, Timothy Fosu-Mensah, Phil Jones, Paddy McNair, Marcos Rojo, Luke Shaw, Chris Smalling, Alex Tuanzebe.

Midfielders: Antonio Valencia, Michael Carrick, Ander Herrera, Adnan Januzaj, Jesse Lingard, Juan Mata.

Forwards: Memphis Depay, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Andreas Pereira, Ashley Young, Will Keane, Marcus Rashford, Wayne Rooney.

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