Man Utd ponder late bid for Standard Liege ace Defour

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is considering a late move for Standard Liege midfielder Steven Defour. says United are weighing up a move for long-term target Defour.

The Standard Liege midfielder has attracted the interest of United in the past with United boss Alex Ferguson even sending a letter to the player last year to wish him a speedy recovery after he suffered a serious foot injury.

A number of clubs across Europe including Liverpool have been credited with an interest in Defour, but United are keen to lure him to Old Trafford.

In a bid to steal a march on their rivals United could step up their interest in the Belgian international before the close of the transfer window.

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