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Man United Line Up January Bid for £25m Rated Dutch International

Old Trafford side look to land AS Roma star.

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Man United are planning a January bid for AS Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman according to the Daily Star.

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The Dutch international is currently out with a long term knee injury that has left the 24 year old out of action since March and meant the talented Stadio Olimpico star missed out on a spot in Louis van Gaal’s World Cup finals squad.

Strootman is not likely to return to action until December though he is a player van Gaal wants to bring to Old Trafford as he seeks to strengthen his squad ahead of a concerted push for a Premier League title.

Man United will have to fork out £25m for the former PSV Eindhoven man, who only moved to the Italian capital a year ago.

The box to box performer had a superb first season in Serie A and is a player who could certainly act as part of a much needed clear-up of Man United’s current midfield contingent.

Strootman is strong in the tackle and is an excellent distributor of the ball whilst also being a real threat in the final third, the rangy midfielder also has the capability to fire home stunning long range efforts.

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