Man United cannot get rid of unwanted ace

Manchester United look set to keep flop midfielder Anderson, with reports from the Daily Mail claiming that no clubs have shown an interest in the midfielder this month.

The 26-year-old is understood to have no future at Old Trafford under manager Louis van Gaal, who has handed the Brazilian just 20 minutes of first-team action this season.

Anderson was similarly unpopular under David Moyes last term, but a loan spell in Italy with Fiorentina over the latter half of the campaign failed to drum up any interest in his services.

The former Brazil international is available for a transfer, yet not a single club has made a concrete approach to the Red Devils regarding his future or availability.

Many clubs may instead be waiting until he becomes a free agent in the summer, with the man once hailed as the future of United’s midfield still far from the end of his career.

Signed in 2007 from Porto for around £20m, Anderson was at the time one of the world’s most sought-after young players.

However, despite some initial promise, issues surrounding his weight and off-field lifestyle have coincided with an alarming drop-off in form.

The South American is also understood to be on a lucrative contract at the Theatre of Dreams.