Roma Wants to Land Man United's Daley Blind on Deadline Day

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Manchester United do not want to let defender Daley Blind leave for Roma on loan, according his father Danny Blind.

The Serie A outfit are believed to have made contact with United regarding a potential transfer.

Blind has, though, played just 273 minutes of Premier League football with Ashley Young and Luke Shaw preferred at left-back, Chris Smalling, Marcos Rojo, and Phil Jones all ahead of him in the pecking order when it comes to playing Left Centre Back and Nemanja Matic - and even Scott McTominay - preferred in the holding midfield role.

Gene Sweeney Jr/Getty ImagesRoma and Manchester United are reportedly in the advanced stages of a deal that would bring Dutch global Daley Blind to the Italian capital.

The 27-year-old, who was also interesting Barcelona last month, agreed to extend his contract at Old Trafford until the summer of 2019 but it is thought that if United receive the right offer they will let the Dutchman go. "The price is good, but the negotiations are hard".

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"It's really hard because Manchester United want to keep him to play in the Champions League, the Premier League and the FA Cup".

The Giallorossi are known for not being rich, and were therefore interested in a loan deal with option to buy for the Dutch worldwide, who has lost his untouchable status under new Coach Jose Mourinho.

"The group is very united and they want him to stay". Maybe if we had a few days, a week perhaps, but we've only got a few hours.

In the ongoing campaign, Blind has played only 15 times for the Red Devils across all competitions, notching up a solitary goal and two assists.