Manchester United have asked for tickets from Torino for this week.La Stampa says Toro officials expect United to have a scout posted to watch winger Alessio Cerci in action against Genoa on Friday night.

Granata president Urbano Cairo is reluctant to sell Cerci in January, but will do so for the right price.

Meanwhile, Massimo Mauro says Cerci is the equal of Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben.

"Cerci is worth the same as Robben, if (Italy coach Cesare) Prandelli will focus on the 4-3-3 I see him as a starter at the World Cup in Brazil."

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