MANCHESTER UNITED are reportedly lining up a January swoop for Roma midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini.
The Italian international has enjoyed a stunning start to the season, and Jose Mourinho is believed to be prepared to bring him to Old Trafford.
Getty – Contributor4 Roma ace Lorenzo Pellegrini is a reported January target for Manchester United
AP:Associated Press4 Pellegrini has chipped in with two goals and five assists in 13 games this season
According to Corriere dello Sport via Football Italia, the Red Devils have met with the 22-year-old's agent in London.
And they are willing to activate his £27million release clause, as Roma desperately try and tie him down to a new deal.
United will also double his salary should he move to the Theatre of Dreams in the New Year.
Pellegrini has been a standout player for Roma this campaign – chalking up with two goals and five assists in all competitions.