Football: United to tempt Roma with Mata for Strootman

(AGI) London, Sept 14 - Manchester United will offer midfielderJuan Mata to Roma in an attempt to secure the signature ofKevin Strootman in January, reports British newspaper theSunday People. The Red Devils are said to intend to push againfor the Dutch midfielder who Roma have refused to sell, usingMata as a possible bargaining chip. Manager Louis Van Gaal isbehind the move, as he knows Strootman and hopes to bring himto Old Trafford. Mata, a 26 year-old former Chelsea player, whohas also attracted interest from Juventus, would go to Roma onloan with

(AGI) London, Sept 14 - Manchester United will offer midfielderJuan Mata to Roma in an attempt to secure the signature ofKevin Strootman in January, reports British newspaper theSunday People. The Red Devils are said to intend to push againfor the Dutch midfielder who Roma have refused to sell, usingMata as a possible bargaining chip. Manager Louis Van Gaal isbehind the move, as he knows Strootman and hopes to bring himto Old Trafford. Mata, a 26 year-old former Chelsea player, whohas also attracted interest from Juventus, would go to Roma onloan with a view to a permanent switch at the end of thecampaign. . .