Transfer news: Roma midfielder Miralem Pjanic 'flattered' by Manchester United link

Fresh hope for David Moyes as Miralem Pjanic suggests a deal could be done to bring the Bosnian international to Old Trafford

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Roma star Miralem Pjanic has left the door open on a possible move to reigning Premier League champions Manchester United after admitting that he is 'flattered' by their interest.

The 23-year-old Bosnia and Herzegovina international is also attracting attention from French giants Paris Saint Germain.

Despite a move seeming unlikely during January, Pjanic appears open to a potential switch.

"It's flattering and I am sure glad to hear that," he is quoted as saying in the Manchester Evening News.

"I have become a supporter of Roma and should there be a transfer it will require that the three parties agree."

After an impressive start to the campaign, Roma have fallen to second place in Serie A and are eight points behind leaders Juventus.

Pjanic has featured regularly in midfield, starting all but two of Roma's twenty league games.

United manager David Moyes, on the other hand, is doubtful of securing his leading targets during the winter window.

"We know the type of players we want to bring in the club," he said. "A lot are not available, if we can get them we will try to do that but it is difficult.

"The club has always said it is long term here. We have an idea of the players we like to bring in.

"We would like them now obviously, but it is more than likely it won't be."