Manchester United set to sell star midfielder at cut price to fund Jose Fonte move

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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 are prepared sell the German midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger for just £2 million according to the German tabloid Bild.

According to Bild, United want to cut their losses on Schweinsteiger in order to sell him as fast as possible.

Meanwhile the Sun states that United boss Jose Mourinho has been told by the board that he must get rid of some high earning players in order to to sign Southampton’s Jose Fonte.

The Red Devils could be given a lifeline by Turkish giants Galatasaray who have shown an interest in bringing in the experienced midfielder on a temporary move a source close to the club told Turkish-football.com.

Turkish daily sports paper AMK also report that the Lions are willing to pay up to half of Schweinsteiger’s salary.

Schweinsteiger future at United looks to be over after the newly appointed manager Jose Mourinho relegated him to train with the reserve side earlier this month.

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