Owen Hargreaves is expecting to hold talks with Bayern Munich soon about his future.
The England international has spoken on a number of occasions about his desire to join Manchester United, but Bayern are expected to make a fresh attempt to keep him at the club.
“Wherever I go, I keep bumping into people telling me not to go to United,” Hargreaves told The Sun.
“I was at a training camp in Dubai and had people saying ‘Go to Liverpool, not United’ or whichever team they like it’s up in the air.
“At Bayern, I’ve had people say ‘You play here, you stay here’.
“Those who run the club have had a few words with me about joining United.
“I haven’t discussed it with Ottmar Hitzfeld because we’ve been involved in a lot of games and he has only recently come back to take charge of the club.
“I’m sure there will be some conversations, though. I’m expecting it.
“But people have to realise most of my family come from the north west, around the Bolton area.
“I’m also the only England player who has never played in the Premiership. It’s what I want to do.”