Report: Manchester United want Fiorentina sensation Federico Bernardeschi

Manchester United are reportedly targeting Fiorentina star Federico Bernardeschi.

According to The Sun, Manchester United are targeting Fiorentina winger Federico Bernardeschi in a possible £20m deal this summer.

The Red Devils have underwhelmed this season despite splashing out last summer to land the likes of Matteo Darmian, Morgan Schneiderlin, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Memphis Depay and Anthony Martial.

Manager Louis van Gaal is expected to lose his job this summer, and more money could be spent at Old Trafford in order to arrest United's worrying slide.

More emphasis on wing ply and talent in wide areas is what United fans are keen to see, and the United hierarchy may now have set their sights on an Italian star.

Federico Bernardeschi, 22, has been on the books with Fiorentina since the age of just nine, gradually making his way up through the ranks with the Florence giants before becoming a first-team star.

The left-footed winger has yet to make his debut for the Italian national team, but with five goals and three assists this season - including a goal against United's Premier League rivals Tottenham Hotspur on Thursday night - he is expected to feature for Antonio Conte's men at Euro 2016.

Now, The Sun report that United are weighing up a £20m move for Bernardeschi this summer, but face competition from Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain, who have also been impressed with his play this season.

A tricky winger with skill and dribbling ability rather than great pace, Bernardeschi's price may only rise if he impresses at Euro 2016 - and United may want a deal done quickly to avoid that risk.

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