Manchester United are ready to try again for Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas. The Daily Star Sunday says United are plotting a new £45million bid for Fabregas in a summer of change at Old Trafford. United former Arsenal star nine months ago - but are aware Fabregas' Nou Camp future is now in doubt.

They also know it would take a fee of £45m and wages of £200k a week.

The door was left open for United to return for Fabregas in this summer's transfer window.

But the final say will rest with United's new manager, with Holland's Louis van Gaal becoming frustrated that he still hasn't been installed as David Moyes' successor.

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