It has been revealed that Manchester United are eyeing Schalke midfielder Leon Goretzka as the replacement for Michael Carrick.

According to the Manchester Evening News, Goretzka is under consideration as a long term candidate to take over captain Michael Carrick position.

It is understood that Barcelona’s scout Ariedo Braida is also watching Goretzka but believe he is not ready for Nou Camp first-team.

It has been reported that United boss Jose Mourinho has also made an enquiry for Anderlecht’s Leander Dendoncker.