Manchester United set to move for Reece Oxford

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho wants to bring exciting youngster Reece Oxford to Old Trafford this summer. 

This has been reported by The Sun, who claim that the former Chelsea manager wants to start his spending spree by securing the services of the 17-year-old defender. 

In fact, the report claims that the United hierarchy could launch a bid for the player's services this week. 


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Oxford is recognised as one of the leading teenagers in England and would represent a fine coup for the Red Devils in their pursuit of long-term success. 

The youngster made his debut for the Hammers at the start of last season and impressed during their opening day victory over Arsenal at the Emirates. 

Jose changes 

It's not entirely surprising that Mourinho and co. are interested in him, then, but it appears that it could cost the club's hierarchy as much as £10 million to complete the deal. 

After Mourinho was announced as Louis van Gaal's successor at Old Trafford last week, United fans will most definitely be hoping to see a number of new players join the club ahead of the 2016/17 campaign. 

Last season represented one of frustration for United in the Premier League and they will be hoping to make amends under their new manager. 

Oxford would prove a fine signing for the future, but it's safe to say that the club could move for a number of high-profile names over the coming weeks and months. 

Is Oxford the real deal? Have your say below! 

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