Last updated : 14 June 2004 By editor

Heinze said: 'We have not yet discussed which position I will play. I don't know whether it will be in central defence or left-back. All they said is that they wanted me. They have shown great motivation to snatch my services even though I did not talk directly with Sir Alex Ferguson.'

United made an initial approach about six weeks ago but the player told French magazine L'Equipe Heinze that he did not want to discuss it publicly for fear of upsetting PSG.

'I did not want to talk about it out of respect for PSG, considering our end of season was very important. My manager took care of everything. When such a club wants you, of course you think carefully about everything. But signing for Manchester United does not secure a first-team status with the Argentina national team.'