Serbian report backs Ljajic for Manchester United

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A report in Adem Ljajc's homeland has backed the Fiorentina playmaker to join Manchester United.

A week ago we raised the possibility of Adem Ljajic finally getting his big move to Manchester United, given the fact David Moyes is claimed to be a keen admirer.

The Serbian starlet almost moved to the Red Devils in 2009 only for the deal to fall through, and has been busy this season dazzling fans in Serie A with his performances.

He bagged a final day hat-trick for Fiorentina to take his tally for the season to 11, with six assists.

Now a report in his homeland has backed United as a potential bidder for his services this summer, given that the 21-year-old has just one year remaining on his contract.

The report at sportske.net asks if United really could be his destiny, claiming United are likely to be among a number of interested clubs this summer with Fenerbahce and Dortmund claimed to also be monitoring his development.

The article reads: "A club that has been in the past three transfer windows trying to bring Adem in is the English Everton.

"David Moyes is eager to bring Adem Ljajic, the financial situation of the club from Merseyside is well known, however, Moyes could apparently get a second chance.

"On the sidelines financially powerful club in Manchester, the recent Everton manager will, in all likelihood, get a chance to finally realize transfer of Adem Ljajic at 'Old Trafford'."

However the report does concede much like ours, that United are only likely to move for the player if Nani is moved on from the club this summer.

He features prominently on the list of Juventus transfer targets, with Monaco and PSG also interested in his services, with in turn just one year left on his contract.

A further sticking point is the fact that Fiorentina are likely to be reluctant to sell, with coach Vincenzo Montella still hopeful Ljajic can be persuaded to sign a new contract.

There is so far no evidence of an approach for United, but the very possibility of redemption for the player who was publicly knocked back by them after 'agreeing' to sign four years ago, would be destiny indeed.

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