Disappointing Man United signing who has cost £833k per match offered escape route in January Transfer Window

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According to French news outlet Buzzsport, as per TalkSPORT, Marseille are eyeing up a January loan move for Manchester United midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin.

The France international left Southampton for United in July 2015 but has failed to cement a spot in the first-team and has made just one Premier League appearance so far this season.

Since Jose Mourinho took over as manager, Schneiderlin has featured in just four games for the Red Devils.

Former Manchester United striker and now BT Sport pundit Michael Owen chipped in on the conversation recently, stating he does not think Schneiderlin is good enough for the Old Trafford club.

However, Owen believes Schneiderlin could prove beneficial for United’s next Premier League fixture against Liverpool.

“When you think that the strength of Liverpool’s game is deep runs from midfield, I bet my bottom dollar that it won’t be Ander Herrera and Paul Pogba against Liverpool at Anfield. He [Mourinho] would be really brave to do that,” Owen told BT Sport, as per the Metro.

“I think it should be Michael Carrick or Morgan Schneiderlin, although I don’t think he’s quite good enough to be a Manchester United regular.”

Owen then went on to say he would pick Carrick, not Schneiderlin, for the North West derby.

It’s all very surprising how things have gone for Schneiderlin, who was arguably Southampton’s most important player before signing for United. Then being a disciplined and physical midfielder many would think he would be a Mourinho sort of player.

Either way, the future appears to be elsewhere for Schneiderlin, who has made just 30 league appearances since his 2015 move from Southampton.

United paid Southampton £25m for Schneiderlin, according to the Daily Star, meaning he has cost over £833k per Prem game on average.

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