Man United set to complete £22m January deal for PSG star

Manchester United are closing in on a £22million January deal to sign Lucas Moura from Paris Saint-Germain, Express reports.

The 23-year-old was a target for the Premier League giants back in 2012 when he was with Sao Paulo, but missed out on his signature when the winger joined the Ligue 1 champions.

It is believed that United are looking to secure his services for a fee around the £22million region as manager Louis van Gaal looks to reinforce his flanks.

PSG are said to be ready to part ways with the winger given the high level of competition in the squad, with Lucas unhappy due to his limited role.

The summer arrival of Angel Di Maria has put his future in even more doubt as manager Laurent Blanc has often benched the Brazil international for more important matches.

He has started 13 Ligue 1 games this term, but only managed to register one start in the Champions League, scoring six goals while providing another three assists.