“I am still in three competitions and a lot of colleagues cannot say that”
Louis van Gaal
It would be difficult to prise Blanc away from Paris, who he has just guided to a last-16 Champions League victory over Chelsea.
But United would have a special appeal. And the Red Devils are also being linked with Blanc’s charismatic PSG striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 34, who is out of contract at the end of the season.
Van Gaal, meanwhile, has revealed he will assess his own position at the end of the season.
Going into tomorrow’s FA Cup tie against West Ham, the United boss said: “I am always evaluating myself, so that is not a problem.