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Man United Plot January Move to Sign Barcelona Wide-Man Who Could be Perfect Fit for Louis Van Gaal

Old Trafford side chase Brazilian international Dani Alves.

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Man United and Liverpool are reportedly both plotting January moves for Barcelona wing-back Dani Alves according to the Daily Express.

The 31 year old Brazilian is into the final year of his contract and is free to discuss terms with a prospective suitor by the time the January transfer window opens and could be available for a ‘cut-price’ fee.

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The La Liga side are unlikely to want to lose Alves on a free transfer next summer and providing their transfer ban is lifted the Catalan side could accept a small fee for the former Sevilla star.

Currently Louis van Gaal can call upon the likes of Rafael, Phil Jones, Chris Smalling or utility man Daley Blind to fill the role but Alves would certainly be a better fit for the right-back role.

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Alves has enjoyed great success at Barcelona and is now into his seventh season at the club, racking up 299 appearances for the Nou Camp outfit collecting a myriad of honours including four La Liga titles and two Champions League triumphs.

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