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Manchester United set to beat Chelsea and seal deal for 5ft 10 attacker?

Manchester United v Liverpool - Barclays Premier LeagueManchester United fans here inside the Football Transfer Tavern are gloating after the Daily Star revealed that the Red Devils are preparing a £36 million bid for Lazio midfielder Felipe Anderson.

The publication suggests that the 22-year-old attacking midfielder is also a transfer target for Chelsea and Manchester City, but it seems that Louis van Gaal’s side have taken a foothold in the race to sign the player.

As our landlord here in the Tavern quips, Anderson does look like a player who can create opportunities out of nothing, and he could prove to be a shrewd signing.

United fans here in the Tavern over by the billiards table agree with the landlord, in that it could turn out to be an astute purchase – but most of them have issues with the extortionate £36 million fee being demanded for him.

Manchester United fans…… What do you make of this news? Would you like to see the attacking midfielder at Old Trafford next season? Let us know your thoughts and opinions in the comments below!

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