The Manchester Evening News says Ferguson has always looked to get value for money with his purchases by targeting newcomers who can play in more than one position.
They also fit the bill age wise with Fergie always keen to add to the younger crew.
Kenyan Wanyama is 21 and has been impressing for Celtic in the SPL which has alerted United. The powerful player is a defensive midfielder but can also play in the centre of defence.
PSV’s Strootman has been on United’s watch list for over 12 months since making an impact at the Dutch club. He’s also established himself in the Holland side with 11 caps and his power and vision in midfield is attracting many suitors.