Man United in talks to make 23-year-old their second summer signing – report
Manchester United are closing in on the signing of midfielder Fabinho from Monaco, say reports
Manchester United are closing in on the signing of Fabinho from Monaco as their second summer recruit, according to reports in Italy.
Gianlucadimarzio.com is reporting that the Red Devils are keen to make the Brazilian their second summer signing after the arrival of Victor Lindelof from Benfica earlier this month.
The same report claims that Manchester United are now in negotiations with the player after having had a bid of €50m (£44m) accepted by Monaco.
Manchester United have been heavily linked with a move for a number of players this summer but it would seem that Jose Mourinho is keen to bolster his options in defensive midfield, with Michael Carrick approaching the end of his career.
Fabinho, 23, can also play at right-back and was a regular fixture in the Monaco team last season as they won the French title, scoring nine goals and making one assist in 37 Ligue 1 games to help his side win the title.
Mourinho is looking to bolster his squad this summer as he prepares his team for a return to the Champions League next season and also aims to oversee a Premier League title challenge.
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