Man Utd continue to track Man City defender Richards

Manchester City defender Micah Richards remains a target for Manchester United.

Manchester City defender Micah Richards remains a target for Manchester United.

The Mirror says while United boss Sir Alex Ferguson mulls over making an offer for Sol Campbell, he is also monitoring Manchester City’s England starlet Richards, who can play full-back or in the middle of defence.

United's defensive injury crisis has convinced Ferguson he needs to boost his options in January.