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Man United In Talks to Sign New Central Defensive Pair

Old Trafford side look to freshen up back-line.

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Man United boss has reportedly met with Portuguese super agent Jorge Mendes to discuss the possibility of signing two of his clients according to the Sunday Telegraph.

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Moyes is keen on freshening up his central defensive options and has earmarked moves for FC Porto’s Eliaqium Mangala and Benfica defender Ezequiel Garay who could be seen as a long term replacements for Nemanja Vidic and Rio Ferdinand, with both Old Trafford stars out of contract in the summer.

Mendes has previously played a crucial role in Man United purchases of Cristiano Ronaldo, Nani and Anderson and could be key to successful moves to sign either Primeira Liga target.

Though Moyes can call upon the likes of Phil Jones and Chris Smalling, as well as Jonny Evans, but both England men are arguably better suited to alternatives roles in midfield and at right-back respectively.

Of the Portuguese based pair Garay may prove cheaper to pursue than 22 year old French international Mangala.

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