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Report: Robert Lewandowski, Thiago Alcantara on Manchester United radar

Lewandowski, Alcantara on Man Utd radar?
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Manchester United are reportedly thinking of launching a mega-money move for Bayern Munich duo Robert Lewandowski and Thiago Alcantara this summer.

Manchester United have reportedly earmarked Bayern Munich duo Robert Lewandowski and Thiago Alcantara as prospective summer targets.

Lewandowski joined Bayern on a free transfer in 2014 and has scored 151 goals in 195 games for the club, but has been tipped to quit the Bundesliga in search of a new challenge elsewhere.

Thiago, meanwhile, arrived at the Allianz Arena from Barcelona in 2013 and has made 153 appearances, scoring 25 goals and registering 27 assists.

According to The Independent, Bayern are open to selling the pair and, of the clubs contacted, Man United have both the need in the respective positions and enough money to pull off each deal.

Man United are seeking to build on their second-place finish in the Premier League last season as bitter rivals Manchester City swept all before them en route to the title.

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Wednesday's key events

· Team GB starlet Sky Brown - aged just 13 - takes part in the women's park event and has a realistic chance of picking up a medal too. Bombette Martin is Britain's other representative, while hosts Japan are among the favourites for gold (1am)

· Great Britain's women have more history in their sights heading into their semi-final against Netherlands - the team they beat in the 2016 gold medal match (2.30am)

· The men's 400m hurdles final on Tuesday will go down as one of the greatest Olympic races of all time, and the women will attempt to emulate that, with new world record holder Sydney McLaughlin of USA and Netherlands' Femke Bol the favourites for gold (3.30am)
· Nick Miller is Britain's representative in the men's hammer throw final (12.15pm)
· The men's 800m final could be a wide-open affair (1.05pm)
· A thrilling men's 200m final is in store as the likes of Andre de Grasse, Noah Lyles and 17-year-old sensation Erriyon Knighton bid to succeed Usain Bolt as Olympic champion (1.55pm)

· After a medal-laden day on the water on Tuesday, Great Britain will be looking for more success, starting with Luke Patience and Chris Grube in the men's 470-class medal race (6.33am)
· Team GB also have medal hopes in the women's event, with defending champion Hannah Mills looking to retain her crown alongside new teammate Eilidh McIntyre (7.33am)

· Already guaranteed at least a bronze, Great Britain's Frazer Clarke faces Uzbekistan's Bakhodir Jalolov in the men's super heavyweight with a place in the gold medal bout up for grabs (7.03am)
· Ben Whittaker is also guaranteed a medal, but will look to ensure that is either gold or silver as he takes on Cuba's Arlen Lopez in the light heavyweight final (7.35am)

· World records have been tumbling in the velodrome, and another could go in the men's team pursuit final as Italy - new world record holders themselves - face Denmark (10.06am)

· Three Brits have made into into the final of the men's jumping individual final, including fastest qualifier Ben Maher, who will bid to inherit compatriot Nick Skelton's Olympic crown (11am)

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