Keen interest of AS Roma in Aleksandar Dragovic have forced Manchester United to step up their pursuit of the Dynamo Kiev defender and the club is confident of signing the player for A?11.2 pounds on the transfer deadline day.

Manchester United have tried desperately to sign Mats Hummels from Borussia Dortmund this month but the German club as refused to sale key member of their squad in the middle of the season.

This failed chase of Mats Hummels has forced Manchester United to look elsewhere and Aleksandar Dragovic of Dynamo Kiev is attracting the interest of Red Devilsa management.

However, Italian giants AS Roma are hot on trail of Aleksandar Dragovic since past few days and they are confident of getting their man in the dying moments of this transfer window.

But Manchester United have now entered the race for the signature of Aleksandar Dragovic and the club authorities believe that an offer worth 11 million pounds would be enough to beat the competition of AS Roma.

Meanwhile, reports coming from England and Italy have also confirmed the late entry of Manchester United in chase of Aleksandar Dragovic.

The Sunday Express has claimed in its story that Aleksandar Dragovic, 23, is wanted by Manchester United but the club must act fast to land their man as Roma enter the race for the Austrian centre-half. According to Italian news outlet SportItalia, Roma are preparing a rival bid for the former FC Basel player, who is free to leave Kiev if the price is right.

Italian side AS Roma has presented a serious challenge to Juventus for the Serie A title this season. The authorities of the capital club have already signed CSKA Moscow striker Seydou Doumbia and they believe that further enforcements would definitely help them in their pursuit of a domestic title. Dynamo Kiev has already made Aleksandar Dragovic available in the market and AS Roma are certain to make an offer for him either today or tomorrow.

But considering the recent poor displays of their defenders, Manchester United are serious about spending money on Aleksandar Dragovic on the last day of the transfer window. Manchester United authorities are also confident about beating AS Roma in a bidding war on Monday.