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Man United close in on Real Madrid target

Manchester United are are set to offer ‘what it takes’ to beat the likes a Real Madrid to the signature of Crystal Palace wonder kid Wilfried Zaha according the the Mail Online.

United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is understood to be readying a January move to bring the 20-year-old to Old Trafford, and will launch a bid that will blow away any other club interested.

Zaha was linked with Real Madrid by Mirror Football last week, with coach Jose Mourinho understood to have sent scouts from Spain to watch him play for  his club, Crystal Palace.

Arsenal, Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur are also said to be tracking the highly-rated winger, however, United could be ready to beat them all in the race to sign one of the hottest properties in English football.

Ferguson is understood to see similarities between Zaha and former-Old Trafford hero Cristiano Ronaldo – with both players capable of playing down either wing and scoring goals.

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