Man United Set Sights On AS Roma Midfielder Kevin Strootman

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Old Trafford side target Dutch international.

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Man United have set their sights on AS Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman according to the Daily Star.

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David Moyes has sent scouts to watch the 23 year old in action in recent weeks and is high up on the Old Trafford wish-list even though he only moved to the Stadio Olimpico in the summer in a £17m switch from Dutch side PSV Eindhoven.

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Having tracked La Liga midfield pair Cesc Fabregas and Ander Herrera Moyes is now firmly in favour of making a move for Dutch international Strootman.

Strootman has been one of the catalysts for an excellent start to the season which has seen AS Roma remain unbeaten in Serie A action and mount a genuine title push under new boss Rudi Garcia.

Though David Moyes brought in Marouane Felliani over the summer he may well feel he needs to further freshen up his midfield with the likes of Anderson and Tom Cleverley failing to make a consistent impact and Darren Fletcher continuing his recovery from long term sickness.

Kevin Strootman has scored three goals and provided five assists thus far this season and is a regular in Louis van Gaal’s national team set-up.

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