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Exclusive: Man United Prepare Summer Move for Barcelona Pair

Old Trafford side target Nou Camp duo.

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Man United boss David Moyes will attempt to lure Barcelona pair Alex Song and Cristian Tello to Old Trafford with the promise of regular first team football they do not currently enjoy at the Nou Camp.

CaughtOffside understands that Moyes has scouted the duo and will look to make offers for their services in the summer transfer window.

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Moyes is keen to bring in a specialist defensive midfielder as his experiment to use Marouane Fellaini in a holding role failed to effectively offer the steel he feels is needed in the centre of the park, and consequently hampered the Belgian’s ability to offer support in the final third.

Former Arsenal man Song has failed to secure a regular first team starting spot since moving to Barcelona back in August 2012 and the 26 year old has been unable to oust Sergio Busquets, making just eight La Liga starts this term.

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The Cameroon international may well relish the chance of a return to the Premier League and his experience in the English top tier is another motivating factor for Moyes.

Moyes is also keen on bringing in 22 year old attacker Cristian Tello, who has seen even less first team action than Song, playing a very limited role under boss Gerardo Martino having previously gaining some headway with his predecessor Tito Vilanova.

Tello has started just two La Liga fixtures this season and despite signing a new long term contract with the Catalan club last August the adaptable forward may well be tempted by a move to Man United.

David Moyes would look to Tello to offer a more effective attacking option than the likes of Ashley Young, Nani and Luis Antonio Valencia.

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