But recent reports suggest that Italian champions Juventus have now joined the race and could be prepared to pay the £18million required to take Kagawa off United's hands.
The 25-year old former Cerezo Osaka star joined the Red Devils from Dortmund in June 2012 but has struggled in England, scoring just six goals in more than 50 outings for the reigning Premier League champs.
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