Manchester United Identify £40million Attacker

By on October 29, 2011

Manchester United have indentified Benfica’s Nicolás Gaitán are a target for the January transfer window.

The South American is highly rated in Portugal and Untied scouts currently watching the 23-year old have sent back a glowing review.

The attacking midfielder impressed during United’s 1-1 draw against the Portuguese club in a Champions League group fixture last month, has been watched repeatedly by Sir Alex Ferguson’s European scouting team in recent months.

Inter Milan and Paris St Germain have also been keeping tabs on the talented midfielder who has just recently secured a five-year deal with the club.

Reports this morning suggest Gaitán has a £40million release clause but rumours circulating suggest United are not prepared to go anywhere the recommend fee.

United are in the market for a attacking central midfielder, and have also been monitoring Anderlecht’s Argentine midfielder Lucas Biglia, after bid for Wesley Sneider and Samri Nasri failed in the summer.

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  2. John Tring

    October 30, 2011 at 7:10 am

    An attacking player is always good but Utd need a defender or two and a CM. So long as Evans, Fletcher , Carrick, park et el turn out for Utd, there’s not much hope.

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