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The Premier League champions lodged a €30 million bid for the Barcelona midfielder on Monday, and the Dutchman admits he is keen for a reunion with his former Arsenal team-mate

Robin van Persie has indicated he would like to see former Arsenal team-mate Cesc Fabregas join Manchester United.

The Premier League champions lodged a €30 million bid for the Barcelona midfielder on Monday, with manager David Moyes hopeful of receiving "good news" regarding the offer in the near future.

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When questioned whether he would like to be reunited with Fabregas, Van Persie replied: "Of course, he's a great player."

However, he was quick to underline that he has not been in contact with his former team-mate.

Barcelona, meanwhile, maintain Fabregas wants to stay at Camp Nou, but Moyes is keen to strengthen United's central-midfield position after failing to lure Bayern Munich new-boy Thiago Alcantara to Old Trafford ealier in July.

Moyes told The Times: "When I got the job, I was made aware of what could possibly be done to improve things, and signing a midfield player was one that we thought we could possibly add to the squad.

"At the moment that’s probably our priority - to try and add a player in that position."

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