Manchester United boss David Moyes has confirmed that the club are keen to sign Barcelona's Cesc Fabregas - and have submitted a bid for the midfielder.

The Red Devils offered somewhere in the region of €30m for the Spain international and ex-Arsenal captain.

When asked if he had received any official contact back from Barcelona, Moyes said: "I couldn’t tell you exactly. I’m in contact with the executive vice chairman (Ed Woodward), who has been dealing with it just now.

"I'll hopefully know a little more in the next day or so. It’s the middle of the night back in England right now so I may have a bit more information in the next day or so about how it's going.

"We're trying very hard to make some additions to the squad and hopefully there'll be some good news in the not too distant future."

Barcelona manager Tito Vilanova had stated that the Spanish player has no intentions of leaving his boyhood club, saying that the player wishes to continue to fight for his place in the starting line-up but faces tough competition with the likes of Xavi and Andres Iniesta.

The Barcelona boss stated: "It's normal to receive offers for our players from other teams. We have very good players, and we have to be very happy to have Cesc with us.

"I am conscious that he has received offers for other teams, but I had a conversation with him and he let me know that we wanted to stay here, and his dream is to be successful here.

"So he is not thinking about any other club, not even for money or for minutes, even if he knows all the competition he has here with Xavi, Iniesta and also this year against Sergi and Roberto, but he told me that his dream is to be here. I'm not worried at all."

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea also made his views clear on the potential move of Fabreags to Manchester United. The player told Daily Mail that he would welcome the signing of Fabreags, adding: "He is a great player, very skilful, knows how to win things and you always want those type of players in your team."


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