Manchester United remain keen on Derby County midfielder Will Hughes.Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers ruled out a January move for the England U21 international yesterday.

The Manchester Evening News says the highly-rated 18-year-old, who scored his first goal for England's Under-21s in their 9-0 demolition of San Marino in midweek, has been linked with United, Liverpool and Manchester City.

United are desperately searching for midfield reinforcements and although a more established midfielder would be preferable, Hughes is being tipped as a star of the future.

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