Man Utd to make summer swoop for Everton ace

The Daily Mirror reports that United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is ready to test Everton with an inquiry for the Spaniard.

Arteta is currently in contract talks with the Toffees, but is reportedly far from agreeing to an extension to his deal.

Arteta has two years left on his current contract with Everton.

Arsenal and Manchester City are also reportedly keeping tabs on the 28-year-old.