Manchester United ready to beat Liverpool to Ligue-1 winger

Manchester United have moved ahead of Liverpool in the race to sign Paris Saint-Germain’s Ezequiel Lavezzi, according to reports from the Metro.

The 29-year-old is being tipped to leave the Ligue-1 giants in the summer and has been linked with a switch to the Premier League.

Apart from the Reds, Arsenal are among the clubs interested in luring the Argentina international to England, but could now lose out to United.

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It is believed that manager Louis van Gaal is set to offer a higher salary to the PSG star in order to lure him to Old Trafford.

He is said to be worth around the £14million region, a fee the Red Devils are surely able to pay to complete his switch from France.

Lavezzi is still being used as a season regular for his current side, already featuring in 32 matches in all competitions, scoring five goals and providing three assists.