It really does look like curtains at Manchester United for Bastian Schweinsteiger. The veteran German international — who joined from Bayern Munich last summer — has, according to the Daily Mail, been banished from United's first team dressing room by new manager José Mourinho and is being made to train with the reserves.
Though this seems like harsher treatment than one of the modern era's top midfielders deserves, there may well be a little more to it than meets the eye. Further down the article there is just the faintest hint of friction between Schweinsteiger and United's other star names, with reporter Jack Gaughan writing:
The 32-year-old struggled with form and fitness under Louis van Gaal and it is understood senior players were disappointed he chose not to watch matches while injured.
Anyway, there shouldn't be a shortage of suitors for Schweinsteiger, with high-profile clubs including Paris Saint-Germain and both Inter and AC Milan reportedly interested in signing him. The good news is this surely means Paul Pogba is well on his way to Old Trafford, with the deal hopefully to be sealed in the next few days.