Menez is out of contract at the Parc des Princes this summer and is nailed on to leave after he turned down an extension.
The French winger said talks broke down between his representatives and those of his club, according to Gazzetta dello Sport. Arsenal and Liverpool are both looking into the possibility of bring in the 26-year –old at the end of the season, but FootballDirectNews.com understands the Premier League pair are set to be rivalled by United.
The 3-0 defeat to Liverpool on Sunday exposed how far United are behind their rivals and boss David Moyes is preparing to spend a 200 million war chest this summer. One option he is looking at is Menez as he searches for some guile and pace n the wings to help supply Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie up front.
Menez is free to negotiate with clubs as he is in the last three months of his contract.