Manchester United Line Up Shock Move For Former Arsenal Forward

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Red Devils chase Roma star following impressive form.

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Manchester United are said to be lining up a surprise move for Roma attacking midfielder Gervinho this summer after he hit a rich vein of form in Serie A this season, according to Football Direct News.

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Rumours in Italy have suggested that incoming United boss Louis Van Gaal is an admirer of the Ivory Coast international and may decide to press ahead with a shock move for the player once the transfer window re-opens in July.

The 26-year-old has been a resounding hit in the Italian capital this term, where he helped his side make it to the promised land of the Champions League and recovering his best that prompted Arsenal to bring him on board back in 2011.

The United insider revealed both flanks have been identified as areas in need of improvement following inconsistent performances from the likes of Antonio Valencia, Ashley Young and Nani.

There are still question marks hanging over the future of Wilfried Zaha, too, after he spent the second half of the season on loan at Crystal Palace.

Gervinho, who has three years remaining on his contract in the Italian capital, has a clause in his contract allowing him to leave for £4million if boss Rudi Garcia departs.

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