Date: 11th July 2015 at 4:04am
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Bayern Munich's Bastian Schweinsteiger celebrates victory over VfB Stuttgart in their German soccer cup (DFB Pokal) final match at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin June 1, 2013.                    REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz (GERMANY  - Tags: SPORT SOCCER) DFB RULES PROHIBIT USE IN MMS SERVICES VIA HANDHELD DEVICES UNTIL TWO HOURS AFTER A MATCH AND ANY USAGE ON INTERNET OR ONLINE MEDIA SIMULATING VIDEO FOOTAGE DURING THE MATCH.  - RTX108GY

Bayern Munich’s Bastian Schweinsteiger

’s Summer spending looks set to increase this week with news that the Reds have moved for Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Scheinsteiger. The world cup winning star could join Louis Van Gaal’s squad over the next few days as the club has agreed a deal according to the latest reports. 

The Manchester Evening News notes:

Manchester United have agreed a deal to sign Bastian Schweinsteiger from Bayern Munich.

The German midfielder is set to join on a three-year deal for a fee believed to be around £5.75m.

Friday saw the club officially unveil Dutch star Memphis Depay and Louis Van Gaal confirmed Italian defender Matteo Darmian is due for a medical at the club meaning the Reds could have three new before they depart for their Summer tour of the US.

United’s pursuit of Schweinsteiger could mean the Reds move for ’s has reached an impasse as the clubs were reportedly struggling to agree a fee.