Manchester United hoping to lure Sneijder

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Wesley Sneijder and Mourinho won the Champions League with InterPA PhotosManchester United are reportedly hoping to sign Wesley Sneijder .

Manchester United are preparing an audacious £12 million bid for Galatasaray star Wesley Sneijder. Reporting on stories emerging form Turkey, the Daily Star believes the Old Trafford outfit is hoping to see off interest from Premier League rivals Chelsea in the race for the Netherlands international's signature. The 29-year-old currently has a £13 million release clause in his contract, but United are hoping to test the Turkish giants resolve all the same with their lower offer. However, the bid is still thought to be twice the amount of what the Red Devils offered last summer. Sneijder's current £50,000-per-week contract isn't due to expire until 2016.

Arsenal are again hoping to steal a young talent from under the nose of Spanish giants Barcelona with the Mirror reporting that the Gunners are interested in luring Barca B wonderkid Antonio Sanabria to the Emirates. Arsenal have a history of spoiling Barcelona's youth recruitment plans with the north London club signing Jon Toral, Hector Bellerin, Cesc Fabregas, Fran Merida and Julio Pleguezuelo Selva from the La Liga champions. But with a release clause of £2.5 million in Sanabria's contract, Arsenal are not the only European superpower taking an interest in the Paraguay international. Both Manchester City and Juventus are also tracking the 17-year-old.

Finally, Fulham and Stoke have joined the race for PEC Zwolle midfielder Mateusz Klich according to the Daily Mail. However, the Premier League rivals will have their work cut out for them if they are to lure the Poland international to England. The 23-year-old is making waves in the Eredivisie, playing in all 10 matches, scoring one goal and helping the club to third place on the table. And with that record, along with his previous history with Bundesliga club Wolfsburg, Europe's top clubs are starting to take an interest.

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