If Eden Hazard goes to Real Madrid, I'm sure Chelsea would be keen on a swap deal.
However, United have received a number of loan enquiries from Premier League clubs for McTominay and Mourinho is wary that he won't be able to give the youngster as much playing time next season if he secures his top targets.
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The former England midfielder also said he meant to be a "pest" by picking the brains of as many people as possible as he embarks on his foray into coaching and potentially management in the future.
Faria released an official statement in which he said: "After a lot of consideration, and with a very heavy heart, I have decided the time is right for me to move on".
There is hope that Michael Carrick can quickly rise through the ranks in the start of his new chapter as a backroom staff member to become Jose Mourinho's new assistant.
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He will also be looking to force United back into title contention next season, with Neville claiming that capturing that crown would make the Portuguese more successful that Pep Guardiola - who has just guided Manchester City to a record-breaking triumph during his second season in England.
"I have nobody in the world of football ready to be my assistant manager, so I prefer to educate people and to structure my staff in a way where there is education and improvement. Hopefully it still fits in a couple of years" time'.
Faria will depart at the end of the season. As soon as this came up I didn't think twice.
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Should Kroos prove unattainable, then Express Sport understands United are monitoring three other players.