Man United closing in on £45m signing of 24-year-old Brazilian – report

Manchester United are in talks with Monaco to sign Fabinho this summer, according to reports

Transfer Agent
By Transfer Agent
Jose Mourinho
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho Photo: UEFA / Handout

Manchester United are closing in on the signing of Fabinho from Monaco in a £45m deal, according to reports in Italy.

Sky Sport Italia, as quoted by the Daily Mirror, is reporting that the Red Devils have already opened negotiations with Monaco about the prospect of signing the 24-year-old midfielder this summer.

The same report says that the Red Devils were linked with a move for Fabinho last month and that manager Jose Mourinho remains keen on a deal to try and bring him to Old Trafford in the summer.

The story says that Manchester United representatives have already contacted Monaco in a bid to get the deal pushed through.

However, it is also claimed that the Red Devils are likely to face competition from Paris Saint-Germain for the signature of the Brazilian midfielder.

Meanwhile, Manchester United are currently preparing for their Premier League clash against Newcastle United at St James’ Park on Sunday afternoon.

The Red Devils are currently in second place in the Premier League table as they chase Champions League qualification on Mourinho’s second full season in charge at Old Trafford.

Manchester United were 2-0 winners over Huddersfield Town at Old Trafford last weekend.

MORE: Latest Manchester United news and views

MORE: Football transfer rumours and gossip

MORE:

MORE: The latest football transfer news

MORE: Meet the Premier League's most stylish footballers

MORE: Do you know the top Muslim footballers in the Premier League?

MORE: Man United latest news

MORE: Arsenal latest news

MORE: Chelsea latest news

MORE: Liverpool latest news

The Sport Review
Frank Lampard sends message to Chelsea FC fans about Eden Hazard
The Sport Review
Top 50 most stylish footballers in the world in 2017: Arsenal, Man United, Chelsea, Liverpool stars feature
The Sport Review
Top 40 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Man United stars feature
The Sport Review
Top 25 footballers’ cars: Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Real Madrid players feature
The Sport Review
Top 20 Nigerian footballers in Premier League: Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool stars feature
The Sport Review
Arsenal player wages 2017: Do you know how much Xhaka, Ozil and Coquelin earn each week?
Dubai 2018
The Sport Review
Dubai 2018: Defending champion Svitolina sets repeat SF showdown with Kerber
The Sport Review
Arsene Wenger delivers Mesut Ozil update ahead of Arsenal v Man City final
The Sport Review
Steven Gerrard raves about ‘top class’ Chelsea FC star