Darmian has struggled to nail down a spot in Jose Mourinho’s starting line-up this season.
The Italy international has found the right-back slot impossible to obtain due to the form of Antonio Valencia.
Instead, the Manchester United ace has been forced to play on the left with Mourinho unconvinced over the form of Luke Shaw and Daley Blind.
Matteo Darmian is expected to leave Manchester United at the end of the season
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Darmian has been linked with a move to AC Milan in recent months but now looks set to stay at Old Trafford for the rest of the season.
However, the Manchester Evening News claim the 27-year-old is still expected to leave – but in the summer.
Mourinho is expected to embark on another squad overhaul at the end of the current campaign.
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He has spent the past month trimming his squad down, with Morgan Schneiderlin and Memphis Depay leaving for Everton and Lyon respectively.
Another player that looked set to leave this month was Bastian Schweinsteiger.
But MEN claim Mourinho has performed a U-turn over the World Cup winner and instead wants to keep him for the short term.