The Daily Star Sunday says United are making PSG striker Edinson Cavani a £50 million priority target.
The arrival of Cavani, 27, at United would appear to place a question mark against the future of Robin van Persie.
But United insist their intention is to build as strong a squad as possible in an attempt to bounce back next season after this disastrous campaign.
Manager David Moyes has also hinted at a new contract for RVP.
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