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Manchester United Target Grant?

Manchester United Target Grant?

Wednesday goalkeeper Lee Grant has undoubtedly put in some top-drawer performances between the sticks this season, but could he really be the interest of Manchester United?

Various weekend newspapers linked the Owls' former England under-21 international with a move to Alex Ferguson's men following his impressive form so far this term.

Scouts from Old Trafford have apparantly been in attendance at recent Wednesday matches to see Brian Laws' number one in action.

And although conceding goals galore on their travels, Grant has been in top form at home, in particular against Sheffield United and Nottingham Forest, where he made a number of match-winning saves.

United boss Alex Ferguson has already snapped up Tomasz Kuszczak from West Brom, a surprise capture, and he could well be looking at Grant as a cheap option for back-up to United's currrent number one Edwin Van Der Sar.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Nick
Date:Tuesday October 28 2008
Time: 1:40PM

Comments

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Swap deal for Ronaldo
welshyowl
28/10/2008 13:42:00
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not worth it, they'd have to throw in desperate dan I mean rooney as well
robc
28/10/2008 15:42:00
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granty is a good shot stopper but thats all..he does not command his area at all and his distribution is rubbish..just hoofs it up the middle all the time..i would take these so called newspaper reports with a pinch of salt..he is not good enough for the premiership.
WORKSOP..OWL
28/10/2008 16:57:00
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We all want him at S6 for a long time and I don't believe he's going anywhere, but we all have to face reality. With the current financial situation, if Man U or anyone else waved silly money in the club's face he would go. It would take a hell of a big sum though......
US Owl
28/10/2008 16:58:00
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With Amos, Foster and Kuzczak all looking for first team spots, this seems to be just mere speculation.
ForeverUnited
29/10/2008 04:10:00
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This story is ludicrous
HootingMad
29/10/2008 12:07:00
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Is it April foolsday of something???
johnnywalker69
29/10/2008 16:06:00
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why do they need him wen they have got, ham der sandwich, kuszczak and foster?!
samh
29/10/2008 20:51:00
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my god, where do you get them from?
bladesforlife1889
31/10/2008 00:41:00
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Must be the News of the World pigforlife!
johnnywalker69
31/10/2008 12:18:00
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