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Deal close: Man United to sign incredible forward this week

Ezequiel LavezziManchester United fans in the Transfer Tavern have moved into the bar for the week, as they await confirmation of a deal that’s reported to be imminent.

Metro cite claims that state United are deep in negotiations with Paris Saint-Germain over the weekend for Ezequiel Lavezzi, who the French giants are happy to sell for the bargain price of just £6.1m.

United enjoyed a revitalising victory over arch-rivals Liverpool on Sunday and are now kicking on with their quest to land a top-four finish, which would ensure the Red Devils remain in the Champions League next term.

Argentine international Lavezzi would add a significant boost to United’s struggling forward line, though rival interest could makes things complicated for the Premier League side- as the forward is said to favour a return to Italy.

However, United are hopeful of reaching a deal imminently and PSG will not stand in their way as Lavezzi has just one-year remaining on his contract and he’s played second-fiddle since Angel Di Maria’s arrival in the summer.

Our landlord believes the wealth of experience that Lavezzi would offer will be extremely beneficial to United’s ambitions this term.

United fans, what signings do you need this month? Let us know in the comments below!

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