Manchester United move for Lyon's Michel Bastos as replacement for Patrice Evra

18 January 2011 01:52
Manchester United have put Lyon left-back Michel Bastos on their list of possible targets to replace Patrice Evra.

Sportsmail revealed in December that United had made an enquiry for Benfica's £25m-rated Fabio Coentrao, wary that Evra is destined for either Real Madrid or Barcelona in the summer.

United front: Bastos (left) has been targetted by Sir Alex

They have also scouted Newcastle's Jose Enrique who is being monitoredby Bayern Munich. Bastos, 27, is a regular in the Brazil squad and wasonce a a target for Tottenham but Lyon now rate him at a costly £20m.  Kuszczak knocks back chance to leave Man United for Eriksson's LeicesterManchester United defender Rafael hit with FA charge over red card at SpursWin tickets for Manchester United v Birmingham courtesy of Betfair All the latest Manchester United news, features and opinion

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Source: Daily_Mail