EPL: Transfer news and rumours for Manchester United

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All transfer news for Manchester United
Manchester, Jan 5: Looking at their current form, top of the table Manchester United may not need reinforcements to their star-studded squad but manager Sir Alex Ferguson will always be linked to top players across the globe. Here is a look at a few players linked with the Red Devils.

* Cristiano Ronaldo would love to return to Old Trafford but the transfer fee would be too much for United.

* Crystal Palace starlet Wilfried Zaha is being linked top Premier League clubs but Manchester United are one of the favourites to sign the 20-year-old.

* United have been chasing England and Everton left-back Leighton Baines since the start of the season.

* Borussia Dortmund and Poland striker Robert Lewandowski has been heavily linked with the Red Devils. United are considering a bid in the summer but the player still has a year-and-a-half left on his contract.

* There were shocking rumours about Ferguson bidding for Chelsea stars Frank Lampard and Ashley Cole. The Blues confirmed Lampard, 34, will leave the club at the end of the season while Cole, 31, is yet to agree a new deal.

* United are keen on Celtic holding midfielder Victor Wanyama after the Kenyan's brilliant display against Barcelona during the UEFA Champions League group stages.

* The Red Devils failed to lure Stoke City captain and defender Ryan Shawcross as he signed a new five-and-a-half year deal with the Potters.

* Inter Milan midfielder Wesley Sneijder had been a target but United pulled out of the race due to the players high wage demands.

* United were also linked with a move for Germany and Real Madrid playmaker Mesut Ozil.

OneIndia News

Story first published: Saturday, January 5, 2013, 16:34 [IST]
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