Man Utd have moved to gain advantage to sign attacker with £53million clause – Report

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Manchester United have been linked with several right wingers in the past few months and a new name is in the lime light in the form of Gabriel Veron.

According to Sport (press image provided at the end), the 18-year-old attacker has been in top form for Palmeiras and he is a wanted boy in Europe.

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The famous Spanish outlet have mentioned that Man United have already moved at the backstage to gain advantage over rivals to sign the teenage sensation from the Brazilian club.

It is stated that the South American winger’s current contract will expire in 2025 and it has a huge release clause of 60 million euros (£53million). However, his current market value is at around 20 million euros.

This term, Veron started 5 games in the prestigious Copa Libertadoes tournament and directly contributed in 4 goals (3 goals and 1 assists). Palmeiras will face Santos in the final of the competition on January 30, 2021.

As far as the league is concerned, so far, in 17 appearances (7 starts), the Brazilian winger has scored 3 goals and provided 2 assists.

In 2019, Veron was a key member of the U-17 Brazilian side that won the World Cup at home. He featured in all 7 games and directly contributed in 6 goals. In the semi finals, Brazil were 2-0 down against France and the Veron scored the equalizing goal in the second half.

On the other hand, in the final against Mexico, he provided the decisive assist to help his nation win the crown.

Manchester United do need an upgrade in the RW role because the likes of Greenwood and James have not been good enough. In your view, who should Solskjaer sign to strengthen the position at Old Trafford?

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