Manchester United are considering rivalling Arsenal for Declan Rice by proposing a player-plus-cash deal, reports the Telegraph.
The Red Devils are ready to offer Harry Maguire or Scott McTominay to land the West Ham United midfielder.
Manchester City also like Rice and have been weighing up moving for the 24-year-old in recent days.
Arsenal tabled a £90 million bid – £75m plus £15m in add-ons spread over five years – which was immediately knocked back by the Hammers on Tuesday.
Man United are now considering whether to make a move, with manager Erik ten Hag keen to bolster his midfield.
The Red Devils are ready to sell Fred amid interest from Fulham and are demanding £20m for him.
West Ham have been linked with Maguire and McTominay, and Man United will hope a swap deal plus cash could convince the London club.
The Hammers are expecting a bidding war for Rice, and Man City joining the race could see them increase their asking price.
The England international midfielder is keen on joining Arsenal, but Man United could offer him a better financial package in a bid to convince him.
The Red Devils could do with such a player in the middle of the park, and a combination of Rice and Casemiro would be devastating.
He played a huge role in helping West Ham win the Europa Conference League trophy and has been one of the best midfielders in England for several years.
Three of the biggest clubs in England want Rice for a reason, and Man United winning the race for his services would be huge.
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