Tottenham failed with a £20million bid for Damiao last week.
The striker was offered to Liverpool on loan, but the Reds were not prepared to pay the fees Internacional demanded.
The Daily Mail reports that United held talks with the striker in February and intermediaries met his representatives in Brazil on Monday.
United have reportedly outlined a proposal for January.
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Since Guus Hiddink arrived at the helm, Chelsea have improved considerably after a tricky start to the campaign.
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