Red Devils eye Serie A playmaker plus two more.
Manchester United could spend as much as £80m on three new midfielders in the January transfer window, as they look to beat Chelsea to one of their top targets in that position.
The Red Devils spent around £156m on new signings during the summer, and are ready to continue splashing the cash when the transfer window re-opens this winter.
Although the club has made real progress under Louis van Gaal, it seems the Dutchman is still not content with some of his options and wants to bring in this £80m trio to help put his team back in with a shout of challenging the likes of Chelsea and Manchester City for the Premier League title.
1) Kevin Strootman (AS Roma)
Firstly, United are hoping to beat Chelsea to the signing of AS Roma star Kevin Strootman, who has long been linked as a top target for the Red Devils since van Gaal took over in the summer. The Dutchman is expected to cost around £30m.
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