Manchester United are reportedly lining up a move for Lille right back Mathieu Debuchy.
Sir Alex Ferguson recently travelled to France to see Lille take on Lyon, leading many to assume he was monitoring highly rated talent Eden Hazard. However while the Scot may have taken an interest in the Belgian playmaker the real reason for his trip was to take a look at Debuchy.
The three times capped 26 year old has been with Lille all of his professional career but has caught the eye in recent seasons with some consistent performances.
Despite having the versatile talents of Chris Smalling and Phil Jones Ferguson is keen to boost his right back options as doubt persist over Rafael.
Bayern Munich and Valencia are also keeping tabs on the defender and United will face a battle if they are to land their man.