Man United ready to sacrifice talented midfielder for 6ft 4in Serie A prodigy

Manchester United have reportedly made a decision that they are prepared to part company with Andreas Pereira in order to sign Fiorentina central defender Nikola Milenkovic, according to the latest reports from Italy.

United have been keen to land a new centre-back since the summer window, and Milenkovic is one of a host of players who have been pinpointed as a potential signing in the past six months.

Reports have suggested that Manchester United may wait until the end of the season to push on with their search for new signings but according to La Nazione, the Red Devils are trying to find a way to land Nikola Milenkovic.

The report states that Pereira could depart from Old Trafford for the Serie A side having been restricted to just 281 minutes of football in the English top flight and Champions League this campaign.

The Brazilian star has just six months remaining on his current contract, and it has been suggested that Manchester United are prepared to loan the midfielder to Fiorentina in a bid to improve their chances of landing Milenkovic.