Manchester United manager David Moyes is determined to complete a double deal for Cesc Fabregas and Marouane Fellaini as he plots an overhaul of his midfield options according to the Metro
Moyes has already failed to land top targets in the form of Thiago Alcantara and Leighton Baines, but he desperate to kick-start his reign at Old Trafford by landing both Fabregas and Fellaini in time for the new season.
United began the process of recruiting the duo by lodging a £26million bid with Barcelona for Fabregas on Monday, although it was later turned down.
It’s thought that United are ready to return with an improved offer, but Barca insist the player is ‘not transferable’.
Fabregas is expected to speak with Barca manager Tito Vilanova before the weekend to discuss his future, and United are expected to turn to Everton star Fellaini in the meantime.
According to reports, Moyes believes he can land the Belgian for £18million, despite significant interest from Arsenal and Russian side Anzhi.
If Moyes can lure both Fellaini and Fabregas, the expectation is that they would form part of of a new look-midfield, aimed at getting goals.
Moyes has so far only managed to sign one player – Uruguay Under-20 defender Guillermo Varela
Everton meanwhile will hold out for the £24m which is the Belgians release clause which lasts until August 15th.
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