Football

Manchester United in constant contact ahead of €30m bid for Kevin Strootman

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

Manchester United have been keeping in contact with Kevin Strootman and AS Roma over the summer ahead of a January transfer and are ready to pay a fee in excess of €30million to sign him.

According to Gazzetta dello Sport, Louis van Gaal is a huge admirer of the Dutchman and is determined to bring him to Old Trafford as soon as possible.

Splashing the cash

The report says the summer of spending at the Red Devils is set to usher in a new era of big transfers for the Premier League giants and they are not afraid to pay big money to get the players they want.

One of these is Strootman and, despite spending the best part of £150million this summer, Manchester United’s moneymen are ready to sanction the fee in excess of €30million that it will take to prise him away from the Serie A side.

Related Articles

Kevin Strootman ditches agent to engineer Manchester United transfer
Kevin Strootman is a perfect fit for Manchester United
Louis van Gaal could move for Strootman & Hummels in January

Wanted sooner

Van Gaal would have wanted the 24-year-old midfielder this summer but he has been recovering from a serious knee injury and is still recovering, not making an appearance since he picked it up in January.

LVG favourite

It was a cruel blow for Strootman as it meant he missed the World Cup in Brazil and he would almost certainly have been a major part of the Netherlands starting XI, as he was a favourite of manager Van Gaal.

This is why he is expected to be one of the new Manchester United boss’ major targets and the report says his compatriot has been keeping in contact with him for some time to stay in touch with his recovery process.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Kevin Strootman
Manchester United
Football
AS Roma
Premier League
Serie A

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again