Manchester United are on the verge of signing a left back in the current transfer window. After signing the Dutch striker Robin Van Persie from Arsenal, United manager Sir Alex Ferguson said he would not sign any players unless and until a player of United's choice becomes available.
Vitesse left-back Alexandar Buttner has revealed he is on the verge of signing for United. Buttner was linked with a move to newly promoted side Southampton during the current transfer window before a move fell through. Since then Buttner has been on Ferguson's radar after United missed on signing Everton left back Leighton Baines.
Buttner would be a better option while compared to Baines as the Dutch International would just cost £3.9m while compared to Baines who could have cost them £17m. Vitessea left-back conceded a move to United is close while speaking to the Dutch TV Station Omroep Gelderland.
Speaking to the Dutch TV station Buttner said "This is really a dream come true"
"It was all arranged very quickly and of course I am very delighted. Happily everything is coming to an end." Buttner went on to add.
United have long been looking for a left back and Ferguson is finding a replacement for Patrice Evra after Brazilian International Fabio da Silva was loaned out to QPR this summer. With injuries mounting on in the defensive section for Ferguson, Buttner's addition would add strength to United's defense.
Buttner was also linked with a move to QPR and Fulham in the current summer transfer window but could join the English giants this week. The 23-year old could become the 8th Dutch player to join United following Van Persie who just completed his move to Old Trafford last week.