United eye versatile Torosidis and could tempt cash-strapped Olympiakos with offer

Manchester United are considering a move for Olympiakos right back Vasilis Torosidis, 26. 

The Greece defender has been on United’s radar for 18 months and
their need for a versatile player at the back has become more pressing with a spate of injuries.

Versatile: Torosidis

Versatile: Torosidis

 

United scouts watched him play in a 0-0 draw with Doxa Drama on Sunday night and will make a decision over the next few days whether to follow up with a bid. 

Torosidis, who scored Greece’s first goal at a World Cup finals in 2010, has a buy-out clause set at £6million but the Greeks’ need for cash could reduce that. 

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