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Man Utd could be forced to pay £17m as midfielder refuses to leave

Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger will not leave the Premier League giants despite being told to find a new club by head coach Jose Mourinho according to Sun.

The report claims that the former Germany international wants to see out the rest of his two-year contract.

The Daily Star meanwhile reported that United were looking to negotiate a severance package with the 32-year-old and that they would accept a cut-price £2 million offer.

Per the source, the Red Devils could be forced into paying £17 million over the next two-seasons for a player that will play in the reserves.

Finding a club to match his wages could prove to be a problem and with the former World Cup winner being relegated to the reserve team it could end up being a costly two seasons for United if he does indeed refuse a move.

Mourinho does not have a place for Schweinsteiger in his team with Paul Pogba, Marouane Fellaini, Michael Carrick and Morgan Schneiderlin ahead of him in the pecking order.

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