Manchester United have revived their relationship with Royal Antwerp.

Defender Michael Keane and striker John Cofie will be joining Antwerp on-loan for the remainder of the season.

Antwerp's sporting director, Gunther Hofmans, was quoted as saying by Sky Sports: "It is fantastic that we have in this way the collaboration with Manchester United, these guys are a gain for us and we are very happy with it.

"This gesture of United reflects renewed confidence and goodwill for the future."

He added: "They must also earn their places in the team.

"The trainer has a core of 25 or so players available, and the best will play."