Manchester United are reportedly planning an outrageous £45 million move for Tottenham's Harry Kane as manager Louis van Gaal looks to sign a high-profile striker, with Robin van Persie and Radamel Falcao expected to leave Old Trafford this summer.
Although the Red Devils have done much better than last season, they are still not the team they used to be under Sir Alex Ferguson.
Much of their struggles this season can be attributed to the poor form of their strikers as van Persie and Falcao have failed to match the standards of Manchester City's Sergio Aguero, Chelsea's Diego Costa and Arsenal's Olivier Giroud.
While van Perise has at least managed to score 10 goals in the Premier League this season, Falcao, who was expected to be a big hit in England, has been a bitter disappointment, managing only four league goals so far.
As a result, van Gaal is reportedly looking to make changes to his front line, especially now that the Red Devils look like they will be competing in next season's Champions League.
Manchester United, who have already completed the signing of Memphis Depay from PSV Eindhoven, hav been linked to a number of strikers, including Paris Saint-Germain's Edinson Cavani and Sevilla's Carlos Bacca.
But, according to the Daily Mail, they have made Tottenham's Kane their number one target this summer.
The 21-year-old striker, who is a product of Tottenham's youth academy, has been very impressive this season, after establishing himself as a first-team regular under Mauricio Pochettino, scoring 20 goals in 32 appearances in the Premier League.
His excellent performances this season have naturally attracted the attention of a lot of clubs, and due to this reason, Spurs tied him down to a new five-and-a-half-year deal in February.
However, the Red Devils are confident that a £45 million bid will be enough to convince Tottenham to part with their talented striker, who recently picked up the PFA Young Player of the Year Award, this summer.
Manchester United, though, may be paying over the odds for Kane as he is still a young player, and there are still doubts as to whether he will be able to keep on performing well in the future.