Man United ready £18.6m bid for Lazio ace

Manchester United are set to make a formal bid for Lazio midfielder Lucas Biglia, as reported by the Metro.

Old Trafford boss Louis Van Gaal admitted at the end of last season that he plans to mount a serious title bid this term.

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And in the hope of bolstering his midfield options this summer, the Dutchman is reportedly preparing a move for Biglia.

The Argentina international was one of Lazio’s stand out players last season and reports claim a number of a impressive performances have caught the eye of Van Gaal.

Metro claim an offer of £18.6m will be enough to convince the Serie A side to part with their star midfielder.

Biglia appeared 27 times for Lazio in Serie A last season, scoring three and assisting a further two.

The 29-year-old is currently representing Argentina in the Copa America in Chile, we’re he is preparing for a quarter-final clash with Colombia on Friday.