Juventus plot £10m swoop for Man United striker

Serie A champions and vanquished Champions League finalists Juventus are believed to be lining up a cut-price £10m move for Manchester United striker Robin van Persie, according to the Daily Mirror.

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Juve are preparing themselves for life after Carlos Tevez, and are targeting the Dutch international as the man to replace him.

Tevez is likely leave the Serie A champions this summer, with rumours of moves to Paris Saint-Germain and a return to Boca Juniors being mooted as possibilities.

And knowing that van Persie is unsettled at Old Trafford, Juventus managing director Giuseppe Moratta believes he can convince him to head to Turin this summer.

After a blistering start to life at the club, van Persie’s form took a dip last term and he found himself out of the squad on a regular basis.

United are said to be willing to listen to offers for the 31-year-old as he now enters the final 12 months of his contract.

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