Manchester United have been informed of Villarreal's asking price for Bruno Soriano.

Super Deportes says Villarreal president Fernando Roig, while not setting an exact price, would be prepared to sell the 27 year-old for £8 million.

Soriano, a left-sided midfielder, who can play on the wing and at left-back, is emerging as a major January target for United.

Villarreal insiders insist no formal contact has been fielded from United, but they're aware scouts from the Premier League champs have been following Soriano this season.