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Record English League champions Manchester United have stepped up their interest in Portuguese international midfielder Joao Moutinho from FC Porto. United are in the lookout for a creative midfielder in the mould of Paul Scholes, who is almost certain to retire from the game again at the end of the season after coming out of retirement to help The Red Devils last season when they had been plagued by injuries. And manager Sir Alex Ferguson believes that the 25 year old is the right age to build a team for the future around, with his own retirement almost imminent in the next two years.

The Red Devils were hot on the heels of Tottenham Hotspur and Croatia international playmaker Luka Modric but if the reports that are coming in from Madrid and Zagreb are to be believed, he has already agreed to terms with Spanish champions Real Madrid and the move is almost imminent, with Spurs and Los Blancos haggling over a fee after Real’s Turkish midfielder Nuri Sahin refused to be a part of a swap deal for the 26 year old Croat.

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Record English Premier League champions Manchester United and manager Sir Alex Ferguson are looking to add a few more players into the side in order to be able to compete with the likes of big spenders Chelsea and the Abu Dhabi backed Manchester City and have made FC Porto winger James Rodriguez a priority signing ahead of the new season. With Borussia Dortmund midfielder Shinji Kagawa and Crewe Alexandria starlet Nick Powell already in the bag, Fergie is looking to sign another wide man after it has been made clear that Portuguese winger might be on the way out of Old Trafford.

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