Long-Serving Manchester United Midfielder Could Make Shock Exit This Month

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Old Trafford stalwart linked with West Brom.

West Bromwich Albion are supposedly on alert as Manchester United may be set to offload long-serving midfielder Darren Fletcher this January, according to BBC Sport.

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The 30-year-old has found first-team opportunities limited this season after a difficult few years out of the team through illness, despite previously being a key player for the Red Devils.

The Scotland international came through the club’s youth ranks and first made it into the first-team on a regular basis during the 2003/04 season, going on to earn the trust of Sir Alex Ferguson.

New manager Louis van Gaal opted to bring in a large number of new signings during the summer, many of them in midfield, and Fletcher no longer seems to be a key part of the first-team set-up at United.

West Brom are leading the chase for his signature, with Fletcher possibly set to move on the cheap due to being out of contract, and available on a free at the end of this season.

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