The top five players linked with signing for Manchester United this week: Cavani, Fabregas and more

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PSG, Barcelona, Juventus and Southampton stars all feature.

It’s been quite a week for Manchester United as David Moyes is now out of a job and Ryan Giggs has stepped in to take charge of the team until the end of the season.

However, that major news which broke on Tuesday hasn’t stopped the rumour mill from going into overdrive as United continue to be linked with top players who could help transform their side ahead of next season.

Here are five of the best players in line for Old Trafford moves.

Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint-Germain)

The Telegraph has suggested that Manchester United are preparing a club record transfer fee of around £60 million to sign Edinson Cavani from PSG. United reportedly want to get the deal in place before the World Cup this summer to safeguard against the chance of losing him after the tournament.

Cesc Fabregas (Barcelona)

In a poll on a Spanish website, 80% of Barca fans suggested that the former Gunner should be sold. United tried to get him last summer and could have another go at the end of the season. However, Arsenal have first option of signing him should he ever become officially available from the Nou Camp.

Paul Pogba (Juventus)

Reports earlier this week suggested that the runaway Serie A leaders are seriously considering selling the French midfielder. Pogba has a current market value of around €70 million, which would make him one of the most expensive players in history if United press to re-sign him this summer.

Adam Lallana (Southampton)

Lallana has been one of the best English midfielders in the Premier League this season. His dynamic performances in the Southampton midfield have led many to suggesting that he could be in the World Cup squad, which goes to Brazil this summer. United apparently want him in a double deal with Luke Shaw.

Luke Shaw (Southampton)

Reports this week have suggested that United are nudging ahead of Chelsea in the race to sign the Southampton left-back. United are reportedly ready to pay £30 million to get the deal done and will pay the teenager around £100,000 per week to ensure he signs on the dotted line.

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