Dutch International Midfielder Approaches Manchester United Over Possible January Move

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Wesley Sneijder looks to be searching for a way out Galatasaray.

Manchester United have been approached by the representatives of Netherlands international midfielder Wesley Sneijder to discuss the possibility of a January transfer, report the Mail, with the experienced playmaker apparently looking for an escape route from Istanbul based outfit Galatasaray.

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Sneijder played under Louis van Gaal at the summer World Cup and scored a particularly crucial goal for the Oranje in their last sixteen victory over Mexico but, whilst he is certainly capable of bringing creativity to any team, there has to be a doubt over whether United require another creative central midfield player.

This could be where United’s fellow Premier League Southampton come in, with the report suggesting that the Saints, also managed by a Dutchman in Ronald Koeman, have also been approached by Sneijder’s representatives to discuss the possibility of a £9 million move to England.

The former Inter Milan and Real Madrid man surprisingly left the San Siro to join Galatasaray a couple of years ago and has spent a relatively successful period in Istanbul, but the Turkish giants are having a poor season this time around both domestically and in Europe, so it would appear that Sneijder is keen to leave – despite his two stunning goals that won a dramatic Istanbul derby against Fenerbahce recently.

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