Date: 25th July 2013 at 4:17am
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With the success of a move for Cesc Fabregas uncertain, Manchester United are said to be looking to Germany in search of a midfielder.

United are said to be ready to make a Cesc their most expensive player ever with talk of a €40m bid for the former Arsenal star, but Barcelona have officially taken the stance that the player is not for sale with a number of people involved with the club publicly declaring that United’s attempt will be fruitless.

So if Barcelona don’t bite and decide to keep hold of the La Masia graduate, The Metro claim United will turn their attention to Borussia Dortmund’s Ilkay Gundogan.

Gundogan was linked with United back when he was still at Nuremberg in 2010 but ended up joining Jurgen Klopp’s side, but it appears Moyes is ready to try their hand with the Germans, confident that a £20m bid will be enough to secure the German international.

Former Dortmund star Shinji Kagawa apparently gave Gundogan a glowing report, reinforcing Moyes interest but you have to question the authenticity of this report, how likely is it that Dortmund will sell Gundogan, who has 2 years left on his deal, after losing Goetze to Bayern this summer?


22 responses to “Is This Manchester United’s Cesc Alternative?”

  1. lawal says:

    Hello mr moye you should deside on time before time runs out,every other big club are inject big players on to there teams.but u just bid no singing.please do something before transfer window close please.

  2. Tyfion says:

    I can’t believe all the negative comments I’m reading, your all like a bunch of petulant children. For god sake give the man a chance. All the talk of these players he’s trying to sign is players agents using media hype to get other big clubs into a bidding war by just saying Manchester United are interested. So ffs grow a backbone and stfu and give him a chance to asses the squad he as at his disposal. This ain’t a game of football manager guys !!!!!