Manchester United are one of a number of Premier League clubs to have been offered the chance to sign Kevin Strootman from Marseille this summer.
No, you haven’t time-travelled back to 2013 overnight, the Kevin Strootman to Manchester United rumours are a thing once again.
The Netherlands midfielder was heavily linked with a move to United during his playing days for PSV Eindhoven, back when he was seen as a long-term solution to the Red Devils midfield problems.
A dynamic, no-nonsense midfielder who could chip in with the odd goal or two, many Manchester United fans thought that a deal to sign Strootman was the no-brainer, and having done plenty of business with PSV in the past, there would be no problem brokering a deal.
However, a move to Old Trafford never materialised, and he instead joined Roma, where he became the mainstay of their midfield in his first season in the Italian capital, before suffering a series of debilitating knee injuries that would restrict his game time to just 11 league appearances in the 2014/15 and 2015/16 seasons combined.
He did return to form and fitness the following year, before joining French side Marseille last summer in a £23 million move.
No asking price is mentioned in their report, and neither is it mentioned if any of the clubs are actually interested in signing the 29-year-old, whose career hasn’t been as stellar as many may have predicted.
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