Enzo Perez subject of £7m Manchester United bid - transfer roundup

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Louis van Gaal has launched a £7 million bid for Argentina international Enzo Perez, and hopes to finalise a deal that will take the midfielder to Old Trafford after the World Cup this summer. (Metro)

The 28-year-old played a starring role in front of his prospective new manager in last night's semi-final clash against Holland, advancing to Sunday's showpiece final after a penalty shoot-out victory.

Manchester United officials are now waiting for the go-ahead from Perez's current club Benfica, with talks planned upon the completion of the tournament in Brazil.

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Perez is renowned for his brilliant range of passing and ability to control the game from midfield, and is exactly the sort of player the Red Devils crave in their bid to strengthen ranks ahead of the new season.

Chelsea have also been linked with a move for the South American schemer, who has turned down offers from Valencia and Lazio already this transfer window.

His arrival would represent Manchester United's third major signing of the summer, following the captures of Ander Herrera from Atheltic Bilbao and Luke Shaw from Southampton.

Manchester United transfer gossip:

Manchester United are interested in bringing Real Sociedad winger Antoine Griezmann to Old Trafford, with the club likely to miss out on priority target Angel di Maira. (talkSPORT)

The France international recently turned down a new contract at the Anoeta Stadium, and will cost any of his prospective suitors around £25 million.

Manchester United will increase their interest in Daley Blind this summer in the event that Patrice Evra departs the club. (Manchester Evening News)

The Old Trafford stalwart is on the verge of moving to Juventus - despite only recently agreeing a one-year contract extension at Old Trafford - and Blind is being lined up by new Red Devils boss Louis van Gaal.

Manchester United will make a £48 million offer to Real Madrid for their world-class winger Angel di Maria - but are in danger of being pipped to the Argentina international's signature by Paris Saint-Germain, who have already submitted a bid of the same value. (Daily Express)

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