Reports have come out and claimed Spanish giants Barcelona are set to out muscle Manchester United for sought after Roma centre-back Mehdi Benatia.
The Catalans are on the hunt for a new central defender after it was confirmed that Carles Puyol will leave at the end of the season.
Mundo Deportivo write that the Catalan giants have put the Morocco international at the top of their list to replace the captain and will offer £20m to the Serie A side, who are loathe to lose their star defender.
Benatia has been in fine form since joining Roma from Udinese, with the player attracting interest from PSG as well as United.
David Moyes is set to lose long-serving defender and captain Nemanja Vidic to Inter Milan at the end of the season and is desperately searching for a replacement. (SportsDirectNews)
United will be disappointed if they do miss out on the man