Man United to Kick Off Spending Spree With £30m Dutch Midfield General Bid

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Old Trafford side chase AS Roma star.

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Incoming Man United boss Louis van Gaal will make AS Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman one of his opening transfer targets according to the Sunday Mirror.

The 24 year old is currently out with a long term knee injury that has ruled him out of the upcoming World Cup finals but that will not prevent the Old Trafford side from making a move for the Stadio Olimpico man.

Man United targeted Strootman prior to his move from PSV Eindhoven to the Italian capital and are ready to make a bid for the £30m rated midfield general who is expected to be fit in August.

Van Gaal is also looking to bring in Toni Kroos to help bolster Man United’s midfield with the likes of Marouane Fellaini, Tom Cleverley, Darren Fletcher and Shinji Kagawa all fighting to stay at the club after average campaigns.

Prior to his injury Strootman had greatly impressed at AS Roma and isn’t a player boss Rudi Garcia would be looking to lose even for a fee more than double they paid for the box to box performer.

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