The proverbial transfer rumour mill does throw up some odd ones, particularly when Manchester United are involved.
While the Red Devils are still in with a shout of reaching the Champions League AND winning the FA Cup, there’s little doubt this season has been a frustrating one.
The amount of times we’ve had to watch our Red Devils drown their sorrows from across the bar will tell you that, as Jose Mourinho continues to be linked with the club.
Mourinho is a divisive figure and could well change the identity of one of the proudest institutes of European football, leading to doubts about whether or not he is well suited.
What is clear however, is the fact the 53-year old would have a major impact should he one day be handed the reins at the Theatre of Dreams.
Crucial to his plans could be a player who brought him so much success while with Chelsea, according to the Daily Mail.
It is claimed that Blues midfielder Nemanja Matic would rather remain in England should he leave Stamford Bridge and would be interested to once again with the former Real Madrid coach should he move to United.
The Serbian was vital in Mourinho’s title winning season in West London and was brought back to the club from Benfica at great expense during his tenure.
Much like the rest of the Chelsea squad, the holding midfielder has disappointed this time round and has been linked with Juventus.
Still, it is thought he would rather remain in the Premier League should he leave West London.
Why would United want Matic? Have they got enough holding midfielders?