According to reports from the Metro, Manchester United are currently considering an offer for Brazilian wonderkid Yuri Alberto.
Brazil has long been a hotbed for talented attacking players to emerge into the limelight and the likes of Neymar, Gabriel Jesus and Roberto Firmino among others, have all gone on to become stars for their respective teams in Europe after making a mark earlier on in their careers in the football mad South American nation.
Therefore, it has been no surprise to see Brazil continually producing a host of talented young players and now the latest youngster who has been touted to make it big is Santos’ Yuri Alberto.
Alberto has been creating a real buzz in Brazil after scoring a sensational 51 goals in just 32 matches for the Santos youth team and having also impressed for the Brazilian Under-17 side, the 16-year-old has managed to attract the interest from a host of European clubs.
Now according to reports from the Metro, Premier League giants Manchester United have been alerted regarding the immense potential of Alberto and the Red Devils are now said to be looking to make a swoop for the Brazilian wonderkid.
It is believed that Santos already value Alberto at around £37.5million but United will probably be able to sign the attacker for a lower fee now and offer future incentives according to the player’s development at Old Trafford.
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