Manchester United are chasing Porto defender Eliaquim Mangala. The Daily Star Sunday says French discovery Mangala, 22, is rated at £40 million by Porto and is a target for United, Manchester City and also Chelsea.

Old Trafford chief executive Ed Woodward has confirmed that David Moyes' transfer priorities on succeeding Sir Alex Ferguson as manager were a central defender and a left back.

Porto are keen on a loan deal in January for United's Brazilian midfielder Anderson, who they sold to Old Trafford for £17 million six years ago.

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