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Agent Confirms Manchester United In Talks Over €35m International

The agent of Benfica’s Nicolas Gaitan has confirmed Manchester United are in talks to sign the €35m-rated ace, after reports claimed the clubs had agreed a deal

The agent of Benfica midfielder Nicolas Gaitan has confirmed Manchester United are in talks to sign the €35m-rated ace.

The 23-year-old is highly rated across Europe and impressed Sir Alex Ferguson during United’s ties with Benfica in this seasons Champions League.

Reports earlier today claimed that United had agreed a deal in principal, thought to be worth in the region of €35m, that would see the Argentine international move to England at the end of the current season.

Now Gaitan’s agent, Jose Irribaran, has confirmed that while he is yet to have direct contact with United over a proposed transfer, the two clubs are in discussions:

“I have not received any contact from United but there have been conversations between the two clubs,” Jose Irribaran told Antena.

“If these talks progress, then we will get our time to speak.

“But Nico is very happy at Benfica and is looking forward to enjoying a successful season.”

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