The Daily Star says if Fergie gets his wish, Wesley Sneijder will be joining them next term.
The Inter Milan star would be the icing on a very expensive cake for Fergie should he manage to lure him to Old Trafford.
At 27, Holland World Cup star Sneijder is the finished article and one of the best in his position in the world - the closest Fergie will find in terms of replacing Paul Scholes.
Sneijder would cost United another £30m, taking the club's spending over the £70m mark.
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