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Barcelona to Launch €45m Bid for Man United Striker Robin Van Persie

Nou Camp side to make big money offer for Old Trafford forward.

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Barcelona are readying a big money bid for Man United striker Robin Van Persie according to TuttoMercato.

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The Nou Camp side are willing to offer €45m (£37m) for the 30 year old Dutch international, who is said to be unhappy with life at Old Trafford under David Moyes.

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With Lionel Messi out injured Gerardo Martino has targeted Van Persie, who he may feel is a more adept central striking option than in-form Chilean Alexis Sanchez.

Indeed with Messi fully fit the Nou Camp boss may feel that the chance to field a front three including the Argentine, young Brazilian Neymar and Van Persie as too good an opportunity to pass up.

One would imagine Man United would fight off any interest in Van Persie, who netted 30 goals in his debut season at Man United and has scored ten goals in 14 appearances in all competitions during the current campaign.

If Van Persie genuinely doesn’t feel that Moyes can succeed at Man United then he may well feel compelled to consider his options and the chance to reunite with former Arsenal team-mates Cesc Fabregas and Alex Song may also be a motivating factor to making a move to join the La Liga side.

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