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Manchester United Manager Louis Van Gaal To Swoop For Dutch Duo

Van Gaal is looking to sign Dutch defenders Janmaat and Martins Indi.

Manchester United’s new manager Louis van Gaal has lined up moves for Dutch full-backs Daryl Janmaat and Bruno Martins Indi as potential defensive cover for the Red Devils, the Daily Mail reports.

The 62-year old Dutch boss wants to bolster United’s defensive reserves and has been scouting a number of targets recently.

Janmaat is an emerging right-back from Feyenoord, whilst Bruno Martins Indi is a versatile defender capable of slotting in at centre-back or left-back.

United need to replace the veteran central defensive duo of Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic, along with veteran left-back Patrice Evra.

The club are already said to be closing in on a massive £30m deal for Luke Shaw, who is widely being regarded as the ideal long term option for Evra at left-back, given his stellar displays for Southampton over the last couple of seasons.

Van Gaal has a tough job on his hands to identify and land the right targets though, and the fact that he is away on national team duty with the Netherlands only makes his job harder.

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