Man United want to sign talented 19-year-old this summer – report

Manchester United are ready to fight with Benfica to sign Nikola Moro from Dinamo Zagreb, say reports

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Manchester United are ready to battle with Benfica for the signature of Croatian teenager Nikola Moro from Dinamo Zagreb, according to reports in Portugal.

Portugese newspaper Record, as quoted by talkSPORT, is reporting that the Red Devils have been keeping tabs on the 19-year-old Dinamo Zagreb starlet and that they are one of a number of clubs tracking the teenager.

The same report says that Moro has earned comparisons to his compatriot Luka Modric for his style of play.

It is claimed in the same story that Manchester United are set for a battle with Benfica for the teenager’s signature, but the Red Devils are believed to have the upper hand because of their greater financial power.

The story also says that Zagreb have already rejected a bid of £12.5m from Shakhtar Donetsk, indicating that they have no plans to sell Moro on the cheap.

Moro has featured 36 times in the league for Dinamo Zagreb so far this season and has been earning plenty of praise for his displays for the club.

Meanwhile, Manchester United are currently preparing for their crunch Premier League clash against Chelsea FC at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon as they look to get their top flight form back on track.

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