Manchester United Interested In £22m Rated Barcelona Contract Rebel

Old Trafford boss keen on Brazilian Dani Alves.

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Manchester United are ready to make a significant bid to entice Barcelona full back Dani Alves. The Brazilian is yet to agree an extension to his current deal which comes to an end in the summer of 2012 and a lengthy queue is forming of interested parties keen on the 27 year old set piece specialist.

Sir Alex Ferguson is said to be a big admirer of the former Sevilla man and could see him as a very useful addition this his first team plans as it seems that the likes of Rafael have as yet to convince the Old Trafford boss as permanent regular starters. Alves has the added bonus of being able to play in a more advanced role ahead of the full back and is a player who is being monitored by Premier League rivals Chelsea and Man City.

Alves has been a huge success at the Nou Camp but may become a victim of cost cutting measures at the Catalan club who are keen to reign in debt that had been thought to be crippling the La Liga giants. Therefore any excessive demands may be turned down by President Sandro Rosell.

A move for the right sided talent would cost around £22m and would helpfully prove to the likes of Wayne Rooney that the club has the power and intention of landing superstar players and Dani Alves may well be interested in joining his fellow Brazilian international team mates at Man United.

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