Man Utd tipped to move for Brazilian winger with £51m exit clause

Date published: Tuesday 26th November 2019 8:23 - Rob McCarthy

Manchester United are being linked with a move for highly-rated Brazilian winger Gabriel Veron.

According to Corriere dello Sport, the likes of United, Manchester City, Real Madrid and Barcelona are all keen on the Palmeiras right-winger, who had an impressive U-17 World Cup campaign.

The 17-year-old, who has been likened to fellow Brazilian Douglas Costa, recently signed a new deal with Palmeiras and Globo Esporte claims that the youngster has a release clause of £51million.

The teenage sensation scored three goals and provided three assists in seven appearances to help Brazil win the U-17 World Cup and was named the Player of the Tournament.

Veron scored in the semi-final clash against France and grabbed an important assist against Mexico in the final.

 

Veron is being viewed as a development option at Old Trafford who could eventually push the likes of Dan James and Marcus Rashford in the wide positions for Ole Gunnar Solskaer’s men.

Read more: Peterborough look set to be inundated with offers for highly-rated 17-year-old wonderkid Ricky-Jade Jones after a report revealed Liverpool, Man Utd and Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham are among a host of clubs in the race.

 

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