Manchester United transfer rumours: Blaise Matuidi to Old Trafford?

Blaise Matuidi
Image: Blaise Matuidi is back among the Football Whispers top three Man Utd transfer targets

Which are the most credible Manchester United transfer rumours right now?

Sky Sports has teamed up with Football Whispers to bring you the most up-to-date transfer talk as Jose Mourinho looks to improve his squad ahead of the upcoming Premier League season.

Football Whispers have developed a unique algorithm to take all of the transfer rumours from across the globe and calculate the likelihood of them happening.

They track transfer stories and give them a score out of 5.0, with the hottest Whispers closest to 5.0.

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Here are the top three:

1. Paul Pogba (Juventus) - 4.7

This transfer saga rumbles on and its Football Whispers ranking has risen 0.4 in the last 24 hours.

According to Sky in Italy, Manchester United have had an £85m bid for Paul Pogba rejected by Juventus last week. 

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They have reportedly been told by the Italian champions that a world-record transfer fee in excess of £100m for the France midfielder would be accepted.

Paul Pogba attende ufficialità sul suo futuro. Secondo Mino Raiola non c'è ancora nessun accordo
Image: Pogba in action for France at Euro 2016

It is understood Juventus have now accepted Pogba wants to leave the club, although the cost of the deal has already priced Real Madrid out of the market. After Saturday's International Champions Cup win on penalties at Melbourne Victory, Max Allegri said "negotiations" were taking place, with Pogba's future uncertain.

United's initial offer was made during a meeting between executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward, Pogba's agent Mino Raiola and Juventus general manager and CEO Giuseppe Marotta.

Pogba remains on holiday and will not return to Turin until August 6.

2. Fabinho (Monaco) - 2.8

Fabinho (r) scored the only goal of the game as Monaco beat St Etienne
Image: Fabinho is reportedly open to a Premier League move

Fabinho stays second in Manchester United Football Whispers with a rating of 2.8 - although this has dropped dramatically from 4.1 - as media reports continue to link the right-back to a £22m move to Old Trafford.

Jose Mourinho is keen to strengthen his defence and has touted the 22-year-old as a potential signing.

Fabinho, who is reportedly open to a move to the Premier League, and Mourinho share the same agent in Jorge Mendes and the Brazil international made his only loan appearance at Real Madrid under the new United manager in May 2013.

Want to know more about Fabinho? Read a profile of the Monaco full-back here.

3. Blaise Matidui (PSG) - 2.6

Mesut Oezil of Germany runs with the ball under pressure from Blaise Matuidi of France during the UEFA EURO semi final match
Image: Could Matuidi be on his way to Old Trafford this summer?

Who will United turn to if Pogba opts against a move to Old Trafford? The Football Whispers chart has PSG enforcer Matuidi waiting in the wings, should Mourinho fail to bring in his prime target.

The 29-year-old had dropped out of the top three, but makes a return with a 2.6 rating. 

Mourinho has confirmed he wants four signings this summer. Could midfielder Matuidi complete the pack?

Hottest Man Utd whispers - Monday, July 25

Player Club FW rating (out of 5)
Paul Pogba Juventus 4.7
Fabinho Monaco 2.8
Blaise Matuidi PSG 2.6
Gabriel Jesus Palmeiras 1.6
Reece Oxford West Ham 1.6
Kostas Manolas Roma 1.3
Julian Draxler Wolfsburg 1.1
James Rodriguez Real Madrid 1.1

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