Man Utd transfers: Ivan Cavaleiro plays down exit talk

Man Utd transfers: Ivan Cavaleiro cools talk of a possible move to Old Trafford by insisting that he is happy at Benfica

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff
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Ivan Cavaleiro has moved to cool speculation linking him with a transfer to Manchester United by insisting he is happy at Benfica.

The Red Devils are reported to be keen on luring the 19-year-old winger to Old Trafford after he impressed for for Benfica B this season, scoring seven goals in 10 appearances.

But the youngster insists he is not paying any attention to the reports about his future and is simply focused on performing for his current club.

“My job is to earn an opportunity for the first team and this depends on the coach,” Cavaleiro told Radio Antena 1.

“There are very good strikers at Benfica and it is not easy to get into the first team.

“I have a contract until June 2018 and I feel good here.

“For me it’s a huge honour to represent Benfica because it’s the club of my heart. I want to continue here and succeed in the first team.”

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