Man Utd gossip: John Stones could be bought for £45m

Man Utd Gossip

Manchester United would be prepared to spend a British record transfer fee for a defender of more than £45m to sign Everton's John Stones, reports the Manchester Evening News.external-link

They claim manager Louis van Gaal has had the Everton and England centre back watched this season ahead of a potential summer bid.

It is also reported with Chelsea and Barcelona targeting the 21-year-old, Everton are refusing to let him go on the cheap. but that United would not be put off by their £45m asking price.

Former manager David Moyes believes Manchester United fans could have a wait before seeing their side return to the top of the game, reports the Sun.external-link

Moyes was sacked after just ten months in charge at Old Trafford after succeeding Alex Ferguson.

Former England striker Gary Lineker tells Four Four Two external-linkhe almost joined Manchester United before moving to White Hart Lane in 1989.

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