CSKA Moscow allow Man Utd to speak with Akinfeev

CSKA Moscow are ready to sell goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev to Manchester United.

CSKA Moscow are ready to sell goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev to Manchester United.

The Mirror says CSKA Moscow are prepared to let United speak to the £10million-rated goalkeeper in the January transfer window.

Sir Alex Ferguson is keen to recruit a world-class keeper with Edwin van der Sar set to retire in May and growing doubts over Ben Foster.

Akinfeev, 23, who has also been watched by Arsenal, made his Russia debut five years ago is one of Guus Hiddink's emerging stars.

It is understood he would jump at the chance of moving to Old Trafford and has told CSKA he wants to speak to United in January.

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