Man Utd boss Ferguson sees Everton's Baines as Evra successor

Manchester United intend to test Everton's resolve with a bid for Leighton Baines in the summer.

Manchester United intend to test Everton's resolve with a bid for Leighton Baines in the summer.

The England international is a favourite of United manager Sir Alex Ferguson and has attracted tentative enquiries from the Premier League leaders over the last 12 months.

The Sunday Express says Ferguson has earmarked Baines as the long-term replacement for Patrice Evra.

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