Manchester United manager’s long-term target linked to Serie A move

Reports from Italy suggest David Moyes' long-term target Denis Cheryshev could be on his way to Roma.

David Moyes has already brought some of his backroom staff with him to Old Trafford, so what chance him bringing his transfer wish-list as well?

We ran a story last week suggesting that the new Manchester United manager may have missed out on long-term target Denis Cheryshev, following reports that Spartak Moscow were set to offer the Real Madrid B player a four-year deal.

But now stories from Italy suggest that Roma are also interested, and are prepared to pay £4million for the 22-year-old’s services.

With interest from a number of clubs across Europe, should Moyes wish to act it appears the time is now.

The left-winger has represented Russia at every level from under-15 to the senior side, and with over 100 appearances for Real Madrid Castilla, it appears he is growing tired of waiting for his chance.

Last season saw a return of 11 goals in 30 appearances, and with doubts remaining over the future of Ashley Young, and the almost certain departure of Nani, Moyes may feel that a player he has previously bid for whilst at Everton may finally be within his grasp.

The Italian report also suggests that both Napoli and Fiorentina are interested in Cheryshev, but that Roma have the advantage as new coach Rudi Garcia is making some progress with the potential move.

It appears that the player will be linked with plenty more clubs before a final decision is made on his future.

But with every new name thrown into the mix, it would be no surprise if Moyes was at least tempted to make a move.

Do you think Moyes should bid for Cheryshev?  Or are there other wingers he should be considering?


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