Man United could be perfect move for Cesc Fàbregas, says David May

Former Manchester United defender David May believes a move to the Red Devils could be "perfect" for Cesc Fàbregas

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Cesc Fàbregas moved to Barcelona in 2011 Photo: The Sport Review

David May believes a move to Manchester United could be perfect for Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fàbregas.

Red Devils manager David Moyes has openly admitted the former Arsenal captain is his top target in the summer transfer window after being named as Sir Alex Ferguson’s successor in May.

Barcelona have outlined their determination to keep the Spain international, but former United defender May feels Fàbregas should joined the Premier League champions if he can’t dislodge rivals Andres Iniesta or Xavi.

“When good players are there it’s right that United should go for them. I wouldn’t say that they’re desperate; Barcelona are holding on to him, and rightly so because he is a good player,” May told Sky Sports News Radio.

“I think it’s down to Cesc at the end of the day. If he feels he’s not going to get in front of Xavi and (Andres) Iniesta then the move to United would be perfect for him.”

May also believes United would be making a mistake if the Red Devils sold want-away Wayne Rooney, who the ex-defender feels is worth 20 goals per season.

“To lose Wayne would be losing probably 20 goals next season and you’re going to run out of time [to replace him], with forwards at a premium,” he added.

“If we do get rid of Wayne or if he decides to leave then we’ve got to replace him. Clubs out there don’t want to lose their best players.”

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