Louis Van Gaal Plan Signing Of High Rated World Cup Dutch Defender In January

Manchester United are ready to expel Marcos Rojo and are looking to replace the Argentine with Porto defender Bruno Martins Indi, as per the Manchester Evening News.

Martins Indi only move to the Portuguese League in the summer of 2014 following an admirable with the Netherlands under now United manager, Louis van Gaal.

The aforementioned source reveals that the centre-back has a close relationship with van Gaal, with the Red Devils manager telling Martins Indi he ‘loves’ working with him.

It is also claimed that the Mancunian Reds have sent their most reliable scouts to keep tabs on Martins Indi as the club consider their options, as van Gaal does not really fancy Rojo.

The former Bayern Munich manager was reportedly unhappy with Rojo after the former Sporting Lisbon ace failed to show up on schedule for United’s pre-season tour of the United States during the summer, as the defender was battling visa issues.

Martins Indi, 23, has started in both of Porto’s two Champions League games this term, completing 82 per cent of his passes [per Squawka].

United face a tough trip to Everton after the international break, and van Gaal’s side will be looking to return to winning ways after losing their last league game 3-0 to Arsenal.