La Voix du Nord says United are 'very serious' about their interest and could 'rapidly and officially' launch a first offer of £11m with the possibility of a six-month immediate loan back to the Ligue 1 club until the end of the season.
Medina, who has endured knee problems of late at Lens, has attracted interest from a number of English sides but it is the Red Devils who are most in pursuit.
However, the report claims that the chances of Medina leaving Lens in January are 'slim' as he looks to continue his development within French football.
The 21-year-old's composure and ability on the ball, and his defensive reading of the game are his standout attributes.
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