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Manchester United Eye Signing Of Dutch World Cup Hero To Replace Real Madrid Target

Van Gaal eyes reunion with World Cup superb sub.

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is eyeing a reunion with one of his Dutch World Cup stars if he loses a star player to Real Madrid, according to the Daily Mirror.

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The player in question is Newcastle United goalkeeper Tim Krul, who was notably brought on by van Gaal for the Netherlands in their penalty shoot-out win over Costa Rica in the quarter-finals of the World Cup this summer.

Krul has also been one of the Premier League’s top shot-stoppers in recent years, and is seemingly top of United’s list to come in if Real Madrid manage to sign current Old Trafford number one David de Gea.

The in-form Spaniard is wanted by Real Madrid as a long-term replacement for the legendary Iker Casillas, and may well be tempted by a return to La Liga after a spell in England.

Krul could be a good signing for the Red Devils, though they will hope to avoid losing one of their best players.

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