Manchester United are interested in AS Roma striker Mirko Vucinic.

Il Messaggero says Roma sports chief Walter Sabatini will be in England this week to sound out interested clubs in striker Mirko Vucinic.

And those close to Sabatini say he expects to hear from United if they failed to strike terms for Udinese star Alexis Sanchez.

Vucinic is a different type of attacker compared with the Chilean, but with Dimitar Berbatov's future also clouded, a move for the Montenegro could be on for United manager Sir Alex Ferguson.

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