The top five players linked with signing for United this week

Manchester United have been tipped to go after some big January transfer deals.

Manchester United are one of the most fortunate clubs in the world because they have a vast network of resources to fall back on, if Louis van Gaal feels he needs to make some big money signings in the January transfer window.

United have clawed themselves up to third in the table, where they remain despite seeing a recent winning run come to an end.

Here are five players linked with signing for United over the past seven days.

Paul Pogba (Juventus)

The freshest reports suggest that signing Pogba would set United back somewhere in the region of a huge £77 million.

Radamel Falcao (Monaco)

This may seem like an obvious one considering Falcao is already a United player (on loan). The latest reports suggest a decision over whether to sign him permanently in April.

Kevin Strootman (AS Roma)

Has been linked with United consistently for the last couple of years. LvG would be battling against Real Madrid and Barcelona to get him according to the latest updates.

Pepe (Real Madrid)

It’s still being suggested that United need to sign a defender with the Portuguese star the latest to be tipped for a move. Whether van Gaal would tolerate his temperament is debatable.

Seamus Coleman (Everton)

One of the Premier League’s best right-backs. United could go after him to provide competition for Rafael on the right hand side and to provide balance to the defence.

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