Date: 1st July 2013 at 3:34am
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Will the Argentine be Moyes’ first signing in the Summer?

David Moyes officially starts work today as manager of Manchester United and is determined to hit the ground running as he succeeds to most successful manager in British football history. 

While the Wayne Rooney saga and the pursuit of Leighton Baines dominate much of the headlines, the new boss is reported to have somehow found time to finalise a deal for Benfica defender Ezequiel Garay.

The Mirror reports:

David Moyes officially starts at Manchester United today – and he has the green light to sign Benfica’s Ezeguiel Garay.

The Argentina centre-half has been on the radar since February – as revealed by MirrorSport – and a £17million swoop has moved closer after Benfica lined up his replacement.

The Portuguese club are set to sign another Argentinian, Lisandro Ezequiel Lopez from Arsenal de Sarandi, to replace him, with the classy 23-year-old moving for around £3.5m and allowing Benfica the chance to sell Garay.

The signing of a centre back hardly seems logical at United given the fact we currently have Nemanja Vidic, Rio Ferdinand, Jonny Evans, Chris Smalling and also Phil Jones in the squad. A move for Garay could come ahead of one of the current centre backs making an exit with Nemanja Vidic rumoured to be a target for AC Milan. Either way, one positive is we don’t need to worry about Moyes taking his time to get on with the job, he seems to be determined to get his business done early.

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29 responses to “Moyes Set To Make First United Buy”

  1. kayode says:

    Welkom moyes, all we nid now is Thiago, garay, baines, lawondoski, fabregas, and let Rooney go

  2. chicharito says:

    Moyes Sign Thiago,strootman and Baines tomorrow morning please

  3. hero brown says:

    Pls, what we are in need of is a centre mid field,defender with a good winger that has speed,crosses and experience.i think thiago is good…welcome moyes

  4. emmanuel ayerakwa says:

    thank you moyes buy baines and garay

  5. Kellyjoe(kelechi.joshua) says:

    Pls my coach am sori i hv nt been with my system since morning to welcome you but al thesame You are highly WELCOME ,na we wee make big Sir Alex make big progress during his time he dey listen to us ye be fans but you know 1tin he no dey tell us sey indey do wetin we tellam pls we dey your back pls once again your welcome on behalf united fans aba branch kellyjoe we love you.

  6. Bashiru sani makaranta says:

    You are highly wlcm sir devid moyes… Plz try to buy alcantara bcoz we nid him seriourztly… RED ARMY 4 life

  7. taiwo odutayo says:

    welcome to old trafford david moyes l know you can do it please try at least one centre defender one left defender one winger two midfielder one striker l can’t select for you l pray God will lead you turn in Jesus name

  8. gabriel says:

    pls moyes.we ar fans nd we know wat is good 4 d club also,pls kindly sign thiago alcantara nd strootman,no matter wat it take u,success moyes nd u ar welcome 2 home of joy nd peace in jesus name