Man United to make Premier League move for £15 million big man

Manchester United are keeping a watching brief on Stoke City goalkeeper Asmir Begovic.

United goalkeeping coach Chris Woods was in the stands for Stoke’s win over Arsenal 10 days ago where 26-year-old Begovic kept a clean sheet.

The Bosnia No 1 was the subject of strong interest from Sir Alex Ferguson a year ago but the upturn in David de Gea’s form meant a £12million bid was put on ice.

Manchester City and Liverpool also showed interest in Begovic but the player has made it clear he will only leave if he has a chance of playing regular first-team football.

United are not unhappy with De Gea but want better quality and improved competition in every position for next season. De Gea is not being pushed enough by Anders Lindegaard and United will weigh up options ahead of the summer.

Stoke would want around £15m if they sold but have England keeper Jack Butland to call on should Begovic go. (Daily Mail)

It will be interesting to see if they get the man

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