Preston manager Ferguson recently claimed he wants to speak to his dad about the possibility of taking a few United players on loan to Preston.
And he will back up his comments by asking for Brandy, 20, who recently returned to United following a loan spell at Gillingham having scored twice in nine games.
Ferguson: keen on Manchester United's Febian Brandy
The England Under-20 star picked up a minor injury and was sent back to Old Trafford - although Gillingham desperately tried to get him to return to the Kent club.
But Gills' manager Mark Stimson failed to tie Brandy down to another temporary deal, paving the way for Ferguson to take the talented striker on loan at Deepdale.
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