Manchester United have joined the race for Velez Sarsfield star Ricky Alvarez.

It was revealed yesterday that Arsenal rep Richard Law was in Argentina last week for talks with Velez officials over Alvarez.

However, Ole says United have also made contact with Velez about a price for the 23 year-old.

Alvarez has been likened to Real Madrid star Kaka and Velez have informed both Arsenal and United that it will take £10 million for them sale.

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