Turkish giants 'urgent' need puts Manchester United player on loan radar

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Besiktas are said to be interested in signing Manchester United's Alexander Buttner.

Manchester United may have an unwanted transfer complication to deal with, interest in one of their defenders.

Alexander Buttner only signed last summer from Vitesse Arnhem, and surely would not want to leave Old Trafford after just one year permanently.

Yet his short-term future could suddenly be up in the air amid news Besiktas are considering making a loan offer.

Turkish website Fanatik.tr cite the club's 'urgent' need for a left-back, as reason for targeting several players from around Europe, with Buttner's name on a six man shortlist.

it is claimed coach Slaven Bilic hopes Buttner can be brought in on loan, with the promise of regular first team football one which he hopes can persuade the Dutchman to make a move.

However a sticking point could be Besiktas' desire to include a 'right-to-buy' clause in with their loan offer.

24-year-old Buttner is currently an understudy to Patrice Evra, and made just five first team appearances last season.

United have been boosted in the position by the return from loan of Fabio da Silva, who could fill in as Evra's replacement should Buttner be loaned out.

United fans what do you think, is loaning Buttner a good or bad move? 

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