Man United set to sign 16-year-old ahead of Man City – report

Manchester United are set to sign highly-rated Spaniard Roberto Gonzalez from Real Betis, say reports

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho Photo: The Sport Review

Manchester United are poised to wrap up a deal to sign Roberto Gonzalez from Real Betis this summer, according to reports in the British media.

The Sun is reporting that the Red Devils are set to land the 16-year-old ahead of their bitter local rivals Manchester City in the coming weeks.

The same story states that the Red Devils are expected to pay compensation to Spanish side Real Betis for the transfer of the teenager.

The report claims that Manchester United will put the teenager straight into their Academy side following his arrival at the club.

Gonazlez is regarded as one of Spanish football’s brightest prospects and was called up to his national side’s Under-16s set-up last September.

Manchester United have been linked with a host of players in recent weeks as Jose Mourinho prepares his team for a return to the Champions League next season.

The Red Devils missed out on a place in the top four but secured their spot thanks to their Europa League final triumph last week.

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