Man United make enquiries about signing Barcelona superstar – report

Manchester United are enquiring about the possibility of signing Lionel Messi from Barcelona this summer

Manchester United have contacted Barcelona about the possibility of signing Lionel Messi this summer, according to reports.

The Red Devils are on the lookout for a number of new signings following Jose Mourinho’s appointment as the club’s new manager last week.

The Portuguese coach is yet to bring any players to Old Trafford following his appointment on a three-year contract as Louis van Gaal’s successor.

United are believed to be open to making some attacking reinforcements this summer as the bid to become title challengers next season.

And the Daily Mail is now reporting that United are plotting an audacious swoop for Barcelona superstar Messi.

The report says that the Premier League club have made two approaches in the last three weeks to determine whether Barcelona could be interested in selling the Argentina international.

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However, it also says that a move is more likely to be with a view to United returning to the Champions League under Mourinho in 2017-18.

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