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Inter Managerial Change To Hasten A Move To Manchester United For Wesley Sneijder?

Holland international Wesley Sneijder is one of the hottest commodities in this summer’s transfer market and Old Trafford is thought to be the midfield maestro’s most likely destination. The Dutch midfielder has also been linked with Premier League clubs Chelsea and cross-town rivals Manchester City.

Reports out of England are suggesting that Inter are looking  for a fee up to £35 million for the play-maker that lead the Nerazzurri to Champions League Glory during the club’s 2009-10 campaign. Following a brilliant World Cup in which Sneijder found the back of the net 5 times, the former Ajax great managed just 7 goals in 38 appearances for Inter in a season plagued by nagging injuries.

Amidst speculation over a possible move to England, Sneijder has not committed his future to the Italian giants. In late April, Sneijder was quoted as saying that Manchester United are a “beautiful club.” The latest reports out of England have suggested that the Red Devils are set to offer the Dutch international a lucrative deal worth upwards of £200k-per-week.

Immediately after the transfer window opened, United were reportedly keen on signing Croatian Luka Modric from Tottenham and earlier this week United were linked to a £20 million bid for Arsenal’s Samir Nasri. Now that Modric seems untouchable and Nasri has recently been linked to Barcelona. The Catalan conquerors are reportedly interested in making a double swoop for Nasri and the coveted former Barcelona youth player Cesc Fabregas. But Sneijder stands apart from both Nasri and Modric.

Sneijder would be the best fit for United out of these three players, due to his ability to stretch the field by making long passes alike former Red Devil great Paul Scholes. The other characteristic that sets Sneijder apart from Modric and Nasri is his leadership on and off the field. He is a proven winner and is the ideal link-up man for United.

With Gian Piero Gasperini set to become the next boss of the Nerazzurri, Sneijder could find himself out of favour. The former Genoa manager fancies a 3-4-3 formation, which does not really feature a creative attacking midfielder like Sneijder. Gasperini’s appointment could very well result in Sneijder making a move from the San Siro to Old Trafford. Surely this is music to Sir Alex Ferguson’s ears.

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  1. Lancaster

    July 2, 2011 at 10:20 am

    Wenger get the cheque book out buy Sneijder he would grewt if we loose Cesc .So Arsenal get the bloody cheque book out PLEASE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. MUFC

    July 2, 2011 at 12:07 pm

    Sneijder wont join arseanal why will he destroy his carrier he must join us and not looserclub

  3. ayodele

    July 2, 2011 at 12:48 pm

    sneijder must join man red

  4. anil

    July 2, 2011 at 1:12 pm

    Arsenal need not Sneider but amanager like SAF.aRSENAL SHOULD DO AWAY WITH WENGER

  5. Austin Nwangwu

    July 2, 2011 at 2:40 pm

    It will be great to have Sneider, Nasri or Modric at OT. Great for a strengthening process. But losing Nani, after the great season he’s had will be next the big gaffe, after the loss of Tevez. Take note, Sir Alex!!!!!!!!!

  6. aguele slydo

    July 2, 2011 at 3:00 pm

    manuted need sneider in midf

  7. Mohamed

    July 2, 2011 at 4:53 pm

    I wnt Nasri at united or modric

  8. Ajere Bolaji

    July 2, 2011 at 5:38 pm

    This is d kind of player man u need bcos sneigder can make man u win champion league,if old traford sign him.

  9. gbenga

    July 2, 2011 at 5:39 pm

    i would really like to see Sneijder in man u. he has almost the same ability with Paul scholes. he is great sir Alex MUST NOT LOSE HIM.

  10. ola

    July 2, 2011 at 6:10 pm

    Why very body keep mentıonıng sneigder? sametın wıth babatve. Now, nobody whants to dance to hıs tone. Plz nasrı or modrıc cos they kw what ıt takes ın EPL. Or gıve yuong lad some chance… We dont want mıstakes again..

  11. chiboy

    July 2, 2011 at 7:44 pm

    i need sneigder in man.u please alex

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  13. Ayokunle

    July 2, 2011 at 9:48 pm

    Sneider we are welcoming you to MANCHESTER UNITED

  14. Adeosun

    July 2, 2011 at 10:59 pm

    Sinedjer is d best nption,hes reali fantastic,nasri too aint bad,atleast one of them wil do,united 4 life

  15. kurgan moses

    July 3, 2011 at 12:53 am

    sneider is gud.but i doubt if he succeed at old trafford bcos he is injury prone

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  17. shepherd kays

    July 3, 2011 at 6:33 am

    Get nasri now then wesley later.he s affodable,familiar w e epl,young n talented in comparison 2 wesley–yes wesley wl b e ryt replacement 4 paul bt we ve 2 luk in btwn n c wc deal s worth it. nasri wl do e work alongside young,wayne n javier. sir u gt 2 do everytn in ur power 2 land nasri,he s e future

  18. nkemax

    July 3, 2011 at 7:34 am

    sir alex shlud remember d mistake he made on owen harg realy sneijder is good but i’m afred of injuri he ve sir shuld do all he could 2 land samri nasiri 2 united that wlll do us gud. Happy new month 2 all man u fans and i wish d best ds season(united 4 ever).

  19. samuel shithigona

    July 3, 2011 at 8:41 am

    SAF please,we also need a strong defensive midfielder. Still Roy Kean position is empty.

  20. chris

    July 3, 2011 at 11:36 am

    manutd needs a creative attacking midfielder

  21. chris

    July 3, 2011 at 11:44 am

    Please bring in either sneijder or nasri to OLD TRAFFORD this summer to anchor the midfield for our legend strikers CHICHARITO and ROONEY to improve their finishing ability.

  22. Arowolo

    July 3, 2011 at 2:13 pm

    Pls sir sing nasiri for us one love to man u Ooooo

  23. John Tring

    July 3, 2011 at 5:00 pm

    Not sure why SAF is waiting. Assuming he has the money he should tie up Sneijder before it’s too late. He should forget the midget Nasri or the little Luka.

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