Manchester United have agreed a fee to sign Hoffenheim forward Roberto Firmino according to the Metro, but is he the best signing that the Red Devils can get?
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Here are five players who Louis van Gaal could show interest in instead of the 23-year-old. They would all likely be more expensive than the Brazilian, but United have no worries financially. So, could one of these put the cut price £13.1 million Firmino move to shame?
5) Marco Reus, Borussia Dortmund
Although the 26-year-old signed a new contract at the Westfalenstadion last season, the departure of manager Jurgen Klopp could leave the Germany international thinking about his future with the team. It would likely be very difficult to entice him away from his boyhood club, but it would be worth it with a record of 11 goals and six assists in an injury hit 24 appearances last season.