Manchester United could be set to move for Lazio defender and former Sunderland man Lorik Cana, [football] direct news understands. The 30-year-old, who can play either as a centre-back or defensive midfielder, could prove a useful squad player for the Red Devils next season as David Moyes’ side could find themselves short in both of those positions.googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(“div-gpt-ad-1389116196215-0”); });With Nemanja Vidic confirmed as leaving the club, and Rio Ferdinand likely to follow, Cana would likely be brought in primarily as a defender to provide some experience to United’s backline. However, with doubts over the futures of the likes of Anderson and Tom Cleverley as well, there could be a role for the Albanian international in midfield as well, with United seeming to lack some defensive awareness and aggression in that position this season. Cana has been a key player for Lazio since joining the club from Galatasaray in 2011, and he has played in the Premier League before, spending a single season with Sunderland in 2009/10. One name that’s cropped up recently is Lorik Cana, a United insider said. “Moyes likes his versatility and he’s someone who could come in and do a job straight away.”Read more Manchester United transfer news.