£20m Manchester United midfield target to make big decision over future - is he Moyes' man?

Miralem Pjanic

Roma midfielder Miralem Pjanic has announced that he will make a decision on his future after the World Cup - which will interest Manchester United.

Pjanic, 24, emerged as a star young talent in 2007 when playing for French side Metz, and his impressive performances earned him a big money move to Lyon, where he continued to impress despite the success at the Stade Gerland beginning to dwindle.

Those displays earned him a move to Roma in 2011, and whilst he has been equally impressive at the Stadio Olimpico, it's this season under new manager Rudi Garcia where Pjanic has began to fulfil his potential, contributing five goals and six assists in a stellar year for the Rome-based club.

But just as it was at Metz and Lyon, Pjanic's performances haven't gone unnoticed, and teams around Europe are believed to be circling in a bid to prise the Bosnian international away from the Italian capital - especially with the World Cup on the horizon, where the midfielder is tipped to star for Bosnia & Herzegovina.

Manchester United have been strongly linked with a move for the player as manager David Moyes continues to seek an improvement in the midfield at Old Trafford, and the beleaguered Moyes may be interested to hear that Pjanic says he will decide his future after the World Cup - starting speculation that a move away could be in the pipeline.

“I’m used to these rumours but at Roma I am fine,” Pjanic said. “I still have a year of the contract and I do not know what will happen. There will come a time to think about the contract and transfers but it will be after the World Cup," he added.

With a £20m fee reportedly on Pjanic's head, Moyes could certainly see the Bosnian as the answer to his midfield problems, where last summer's big signing Marouane Fellaini has failed to impress, offering little support to Michael Carrick in the middle of the park.

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