Manchester United are expected to block Eric Bailly’s loan move to AC Milan.
The Ivory Coast defender is current away with his country at AFCON.
Bailly is desperate to join Milan in the search of more playing time.
However, Sky Sports says United will reject his request to leave.
The Red Devils don’t want to loan out any players this month, including wantaway striker Anthony Martial.
Bailly, who is under contract until 2024, has made seven appearances in all competitions so far this season.