Chelsea duo Michy Batshuayi and Kurt Zouma have both left Chelsea on season-long loans. After two years of gradual progress within the first-team setup at Stamford Bridge, the player saw his development come to a grinding halt when he sustained a major knee injury.
The 23-year-old spent the previous campaign out on loan with Stoke City and featured regularly in their starting line-up.
But, the Manchester United boss has only been met with disappointment in his bid to sign a centre-back, the latest coming in the form of Diego Godin's reported rejection.
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Everton manager Marco Silva confirms that a loan deal to bring Kurt Zouma to the club from Everton is "almost done". But, before suffering that terrible cruciate ligament injury in the spring of 2016, Zouma was seen as one of the best young defenders around.
The respected French publication says Everton want Zouma on loan while United are looking at a permanent transfer but Chelsea are reluctant to do business with the Red Devils as they don't want to strengthen a rival.