Standard Liege

Defour may be the one to replace Scholes at United

Despite the fact that the January transfer window is still more than three long months away, we are still getting bombarded with wild rumors of this or that player being on the verge of completing a move as soon as it reopens. The vast majority can be excluded as nothing more than agents generating interest in their players, which is why we tend to completely ignore them. There is one story however which has appeared more consistently than most, raising the possibility that there may be some substance to it. Sport.co.uk has carried a report this week that Manchester United are again being linked with Standard Liege midfielder Steven Defour