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Manchester United Eye Cut-Price £13m January Swoop For Dutch Playmaker

Twenty-nine-year-old Oranje star almost moved to the north west two seasons ago. 

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Struggling Premier League champions Manchester United are interested in signing coveted Galatasaray midfield player Wesley Sneijder when the winter transfer window opens again for business in the new year, according to reports in the Guardian.

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The Red Devils are currently languishing down in ninth place in the top-flight standings, a full 13 points behind the leaders Arsenal and still seven away from the fourth and final Uefa Champions League qualifying spot for next season.

And as a result, it is believed that new United head coach David Moyes will now enter the market at the turn of the year to bring some much-needed creativity and inspiration to the Premier League giants’ so far ailing midfield, with the Scot thought to be eyeing up a possible move for Sneijder in January.

The highly rated Netherlands international has only been with the Turkish champions since January, when the playmaker arrived at Gala from Inter Milan on a three-and-a-half-year deal for a fee of just 7.5m euros.

However, with Sneijder having recently parted company with his long-time agent Soren Lerby, there is a feeling at Old Trafford that the player is keen to depart Istanbul and with a reported release clause in his contract valued at £13m, the Dutchman would be easily affordable.

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