United given big transfer hope in hunt for Swiss international.
Manchester United are reportedly still in with a chance of signing Juventus full-back Stephan Lichtsteiner despite him apparently being on the verge of a new deal with the Serie A champions, according to the Daily Express.
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The Red Devils are looking for a new full-back to help them make a late push for the Premier League title, and Louis van Gaal has identified the Switzerland international as his ideal target.
It had been reported on Friday that he was on the verge of agreeing an extended stay in Turin, though just 24 hours lated it has been suggested that negotiations are a long way from being complete.
The 30-year-old wants assurances about his place in the starting XI, meaning United could still swoop in with a bid around the £20m mark.
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