Manchester United are tracking Schalke pair Julian Draxler and Benedikt Höwedes.BILD says United are scouting Schalke captain Howedes leading up to the January market as manager Louis van Gaal seeks a new centre-half signing.
United scouts have been active in the Bundesliga market and been spotted regularly at Schalke games this season.
Along with defender Howedes, Van Gaal has also asked for more information on exciting midfielder Draxler.
Draxler admitted earlier this season that he expected to sign for Arsenal last January, only for the move to collapse.
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