Manchester United and Chelsea supporting punters here inside the Football Transfer Tavern cannot believe the news they are reading in Metro (via the Daily Telegraph) – with the publication suggesting that the Red Devils are plotting a shock move to sign Chelsea starlet Ruben Loftus-Cheek.
This news has caused an intense debate here in the Tavern with all the Chelsea and United fans facing off against one another!
The 19-year-old midfielder has found himself ousted from the first-team this season, with Mourinho failing to give the central midfielder many opportunities to impress.
Our United supporting punters feel that Loftus-Cheek would be a fantastic signing for the side, as it is evident that the 6ft 3 midfielder has an abundance of talent and ability.
The Chelsea supporters are up in arms about this news story, and think it would be a travesty if Mourinho decided to let go of Loftus-Cheek, especially to Premier League rivals Manchester United!
Manchester United/Chelsea fans…… What do you make of this shock news? Could you see it happening? Let us know your thoughts and opinions in the comments below!