The winger, who was sent on loan to Borussia Dortmund in the summer, appeared to be surplus to requirements under manager Louis van Gaal.
The decision to send him out was seen as a bit of a shock at the time, with his days at Old Trafford seemingly numbered.
However, The Sunday Mirror claim Van Gaal is ready to perform a spectacular u-turn by bringing him back despite rejecting him at the start of the campaign.
The Belgian, 20, has endured an equally frustrating time in the Bundesliga and has found himself on the fringes of Thomas Tuchel’s side.
Jesse Lingard has enjoyed an extended run and repaid his boss with the opening goal against West Brom yesterday.