United 'to break bank' for 'ideal' Scholes replacement - reports

Published Add your comment

Football News

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson will request unlimited resources to sign Wesley Sneidjer from Inter Milan, according to The Daily Star.

The summer's long running transfer story has refused to go away, and the latest chapter follows United's 6-1 defeat at the hands of Manchester City, and Ferguson is plotting a reaction.

The Dutch playmaker was heavily linked with a club on a number of occasions, and United are hoping a bid of £40 million will finally help secure their man.


Despite the early season form of Anderson, injury to Tom Cleverley has left a chasm in United's creative ranks, a void the club hope Sneijder could fill.

The only snag in the deal would be that the player has already represented Inter in the Champions League, making him cup tied for the remainder of the competition.

However, United, who have always focused on winning the league ahead of success in Europe, could bring in Sneidjer to help win the Premier League, while leaving the club's seasoned pros to challenge on the continent.

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

Manchester City
Premier League
Manchester United

Article Comments

Read more

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


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. 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