Mourinho is said to be looking for back up for Romelu Lukaku as Zlatan Ibrahimovic struggles to fully recover from his cruciate knee injury.
The French giants are said to want around £35million for the Brazilian but United are only reportedly ready to offer half of that.
Manchester United have been linked with Paris Saint Germain#8217;s Lucas Moura in recent weeks and they#8217;ve been handed a boost in their apparent pursuit.
The Leicester striker emerged as a surprise United target earlier in the week but the Leicester Mercury report United are not expected to make an offer to the Foxes.
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However, the sticking point could be the price.
Moura was left out of the latest PSG squad for the game in the week against Amiens and a simple tweet that said #8216;loading#8230;#8217; from the winger further fuelled speculation he is due to leave the club.