Manchester Untied are believed to have made Bayern Munich legend Bastian Schweinsteiger their number one transfer target this summer, according to the Metro.
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Louis Van Gaal’s men are said to be locked into talks with the Bundesliga giants with the hopes of convincing them to allow the 30-year-old to move on in the upcoming transfer window.
The Dutchman is a long time admirer of the World Cup winner, and has instructed his back room staff to get the deal done, according to sources in Spain.
Van Gaal is still desperate to add quality and quantity to his midfield and sees thew veteran midfield star as the ideal addition to his side ahead of a return to the Champions League next term.
Schweinsteiger is regarded as one of the finest midfield operators in the game, and has won virtually everything there is to win at both club and international level.
Having broken into the first team back in 2002, he has gone on to make 500 appearances for Bayern, scoring 67 goals.