Red Devils hope to pip Blues to exciting attacker.
Manchester United are hoping to move ahead of rivals Chelsea in the race to sign £3om-rated Inter Milan starlet Mauro Icardi, according to the Daily Express.
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The Red Devils are the latest club to show an interest in the talented young Argentine, who has also been tracked by Liverpool in recent times following some fine form in Serie A.
The 21-year-old has 15 goals in all competitions this season, and could be a great signing for United manager Louis van Gaal as he ponders making changes upfront for next season.
Radamel Falcao and Robin van Persie have not been at their best this term and some new blood to the United frontline could be crucial for the summer transfer window.