£30m playmaker 'will become a United player' – reports

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The Daily Mirror claims that Manchester United have made a bid for Wesley Sneijder, and the playmaker 'will become a United player' if he accepts a pay restructure.

Sneijder’s wage has long been an issue in a possible agreement, with the Inter Milan star currently on a reported £250,000 a week salary.


And while Sir Alex Ferguson has continually denied that any deal is being discussed for Sneijder, United have reportedly put forward a bid that includes a wage drop to £190,000 a week.

While Sneijder turned United’s advances down, the club are now said to have returned with a different bid – a complex deal that will include money coming from bonuses and signing-on fees.

Sneijder could certainly earn decent money through image rights at Mancheser United, and the side is reportedly hoping that through this avenue they can match what Inter Milan are offering.

Ferguson and David Gill met on Monday to discuss their next moves in the transfer window, and United will most certainly be chasing a midfielder to replace the retired Paul Scholes.

And with Luka Modric looking set for a move to Chelsea, and Samir Nasri to Manchester City, the only transfer target of United’s caliber would seem to be Sneijder, whose transfer fee alone will cost the club at least £30 million.

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