Eliaquim Mangala is making plans to leave Porto in January.

The French centre-back has just signed with Portuguese super agent Jorge Mendes in a sure step of preparing to leave Porto for bigger things.

Mangala has been linked with Manchester United, Chelsea and AS Monaco this season, with Mendes enjoying close ties with all three clubs.

The defender is tied to Porto until 2016, with his deal carrying a €50 million buyout clause.

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