£26m striker 'offered' to Man Utd now 'on way' to Germany as new rival for Serie A defender learned

Your round-up of the latest Manchester United transfer headlines on deadline day.
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Manchester United's January transfer business is all but done and it has been a quiet month at Old Trafford. Outgoings have been the major focus, namely the likes of Jadon Sancho, Hannibal Mejbri and Facundo Pellistri. Some temporary exits can be made permanent in the summer.

Erik ten Hag and his men will be fully focused on tonight's Premier League game against Wolves but recruitment chiefs will be working hard behind the scenes to conclude any business. In the meantime, ManchesterWorld has rounded up some of the latest transfer headlines.

Ekitike latest

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Hugo Ekitike looks set to join Eintracht Frankfurt on loan for the season after reportedly being 'offered' to United earlier this month. Fabrizio Romano reports that the striker is 'on his way' to Germany to put the finishing touches on a loan deal with an option to buy worth €30m (£25.6m).

Reports earlier this month suggested that PSG were keen to find more regular football elsewhere for Ekitike, who has just one appearance to his name this season. United are one of several sides to have been made aware of his availability but turned down the chance for a loan deal.

United will have just one natural No.9 available between now and April, following confirmation that Anthony Martial will be out for around 10 weeks after undergoing surgery on a groin complaint. A more long-term option will be brought in over the summer.

Bremer rival

Any move for Juventus defender Gleison Bremer will likely face competition from Tottenham. Italian outlet Tuttosport reports that Bremer is seen as an 'ideal' candidate to join United this summer, following another excellent campaign in Turin.

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Previous reports have suggested it would cost potential suitors at least €70m (£59.9m) to lure Bremer away from Juventus in the summer, but the Brazilian is thought to be open to a Premier League move when such an opportunity arises.

United have been linked with a number of central defenders this month, with Jonny Evans and Raphael Varane both set to leave when their contracts expire. Everton's Jarrad Branthwaite and Ronald Araujo of Barcelona are among many on the club's radar.

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