Manchester United are still hopeful that Cesc Fabregas will become unsettled at Barcelona in the coming weeks as sources claim that the Catalan giants have named a figure which would tempt them into selling the midfield star.
Fabregas insisted last week that he was happy at Barcelona as United submitted two bids for the Spain international, the first worth £26m and the second at £30m. The side had reportedly been hoping that the midfielder would be open to the idea of moving to a club where he would receive more regular game time, with the 26 year old having featured for 90 minutes with Barcelona less than 20 times last season.
After the star's comments, United released a statement saying they respected his wishes and it appeared they would move on to other targets.
But now the Telegraph is reporting that David Moyes is still hopeful that Fabregas will become unhappy in the next two weeks should his club continue to give him limited opportunities.
The manager is also believed to have been given information that Barcelona will be tempted to sell if they receive a much higher figure than the latest £30m bid and as a result Moyes will keep a close eye on Fabregas' involvement in the side until deadline day on September 2nd before launching a third bid.
While United are reportedly aware of the difficulty in obtaining Fabregas, with Barca manager Tata Martino insisting he will play a big role in the club next season, Moyes still believes that even if it comes down to the last day there is a possibility that the Red Devils can push through the move.
The paper also claims that Luka Modric is on Moyes' list of potential targets if his pursuit of Fabregas falls through, but he will only go after the former Tottenham star if he knows there is no way he can land the Spaniard.