Nathaniel Clyne: No Man Utd offer for right-back - Ronald Koeman

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Southampton right-back Nathaniel Clyne has won two caps for England

Southampton manager Ronald Koeman says the club have not received any enquiries from Manchester United for right-back Nathaniel Clyne.

Clyne is out of contract in 18 months and has been linked with a move to Old Trafford.

Saints are still in talks with the England defender over a new contract and Koeman said United had not contacted them about the 23-year-old.

"A lot of rumours, but no bids into the club for Clyne," Koeman said.

"There is no news at the moment on a new contract. The club is still in talks to keep the player."

Southampton are poised to lose midfielder Jack Cork to Swansea after the clubs agreed a fee for the 25-year-old, who is out of contract at the end of the season.

Nathaniel Clyne facts
Aged 17, he makes first-team debut for Crystal Palace in the 3-0 win over Barnsley in October 2008Joins Southampton on a four-year contract in July 2012
Plays every one of Palace's 46 league matches in 2010-11 and receives first call-up to England Under-21sIn November 2014 wins first cap for England in 3-1 victory over Slovenia in a Euro 2016 qualifier

Koeman said Cork wants to leave to "play more games" even though Southampton made him "a very good contract offer".

The Dutchman now plans to pursue a move for Feyenoord defensive midfielder Tonny Vilhena, 20, to replace Cork.

And he also revealed he is keen on Benfica's attacking midfielder Filip Djuricic, 23, who is currently on loan with Mainz.

"We are interested in Tonny because that player is not happy at Feyenoord. He likes to play more and wants to change clubs," Koeman added.

"He's a young player and one of the philosophies of Southampton is to work with young players.

"I am interested in Filip, who also is good young player, and can play in different positions. It's a good chance one of those players will join."

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