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The Daily Mail's Simon Jones reports...
The Mirror adds further to the story, stating that United are ready to make a record-breaking £50m move for Cavani. The paper claims that new manager David Moyes is keen to play two men up front and they say that 26-year-old Uruguayan striker Cavani 'would make a perfect partner for Robin van Persie'.
The Times reports that United are waiting to learn the outcome of supposed transfer target Thiago Alcantara's decision over his future. The Barcelona midfielder has been the subject of intense speculation about a potential transfer to a number of leading clubs in Europe, but the paper also says Barca are keen to keep the player.