Man United chiefs tell Mourinho he must sell star midfielder who has held talks with Besiktas before making new transfers
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been told by club chiefs that he must sell players before he can make new signings.
The Daily Star claim that Luke Shaw and Marouane Fellaini will have to leave before new signings can be made.
Per the source, just under £300 million has been spent since the appointment of Mourinho.
Wages have also increased to £263.5 million under the command of the Portuguese manager.
Mourinho has made use of Fellaini this season but he does have under 12 months remaining on his contract.
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Fellaini has yet to sign a new agreement and has been linked with a move to Besiktas.
Besiktas press officer Metin Albayrak confirmed that they have been scouting Fellaini and that talks have been held.
Speaking after the 3-1 victory over Goztepe, Albayrak was quoted by Turkish-Football as saying: “Transfer plans never end, we are always working.
“Fellaini is on our list, we have made efforts to sign him but not just him.
“He is not the only player we scouted, our scouting team watched 20 games live this week.
“We are keeping tabs on several players.
“The club has plans for Turkey and Europe, there are negotiations.
“We want to make the signing for the winter transfer window or for the end of the season.”
Besiktas are currently first in the Champions League Group G and have won the league title for the past two seasons.