Old Trafford boss set to sign German international.
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Manchester United look set to snap up Bayern Munich skipper Bastian Schweinsteiger in January, according to Talksport.
The German ace’s contract is due to expire in 18 months time and Bayern are reportedly fearing he has already decided to join United.
With his contract running down, the German champions have apparently offered to make him their highest paid player ever with a contract worth around £140,000 per week.
However, that will not be enough to stop him announcing his intention to move to Old Trafford and take on another challenge – to replace United legend Paul Scholes.
And, if he does want to leave, Bayern will demand at least £25 million for his services in the forthcoming transfer window.
Despite Sir Alex Ferguson insisting no one will be joining Manchester United in January, the club have reportedly tied up a deal for Denmark keeper Anders Lindegaard and are now targeting Schweinsteiger.
And with Scholes coming to the end of his career, having missed a chunk of Manchester United’s season already, Fergie is looking to add some much needed creativity to the Red Devils’ midfield. (Give Me Football – Official PFA Website)
Talk of a move for Bastian Schweinsteiger has been steadily growing of late and this source believes a deal is set to be agreed for the German international and if this is indeed the case it would be a great shot in the arm to Sir Alex Ferguson’s hopes to wrestle dominance from Premier League rivals Chelsea.
The Bayern Munich man has been making noises about wanting to try a new challenge after nine seasons in the Allianz Arena first team and given that Man United had reportedly made assurances to Wayne Rooney that they would look to bring in big name signings, the signs point to just such an acquisition.
Do Manchester United fans feel this move could come to fruition and if so would it help push them towards getting their Premier League crown back?
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