The Daily Star have revealed that Manchester United hope to pip both London clubs to the signing of Real Madrid’s want away midfielder Sami Khedira.
It has been well discussed by punters in the Tavern that Jose Mourinho and Arsene Wenger are going head to head to sign the World Cup winner, but now they dreading the thought of being outshone by United’s big bucks.
It is believed that the Red Devils will be able to offer the 27-year-old a deal around £200,000-a-week as well as offering him a clear opportunity to be a key player in the starting line up.
Whilst if he moved to Stamford Bridge he could risk playing second fiddle to Nemanja Matic and Cesc Fabregas in the middle of the park.
And van Gaal will also hope to capitalise on the situation that he has Angel di Maria who was a former teammate of Khedira’s at Real Madrid hoping their friendship could be the difference in luring him to club.
Although Wenger will hope to play on the fact he has five German players in his squad and he will hope this will help to tempt him in to signing for the Gunners, and there is also the prospect that he could link up with former teammate Mesut Ozil.