Fabinho replies when asked which shirt number he plans to wear at Man United
Fabinho gives little away when quizzed about the speculation linking the midfielder with a move to Manchester United
Fabinho remained coy when quizzed about the speculation linking him with a possible transfer to Manchester United from Monaco this summer.
The midfielder has been touted as a target for the Red Devils this summer as Jose Mourinho looks to bolster his midfield options and find a long-term partner for Paul Pogba.
It remains to be seen whether Manchester United’s reported interest in the 23-year-old will amount to a switch to Old Trafford for the Brazilian, who worked briefly under Red Devils boss Jose Mourinho at Real Madrid.
And the player himself was in no mood to give anything away when quizzed about his future in recent days.
When asked which shirt number he is planning to wear at Manchester United next season, Fabinho smiled and told ESPN Brasil, as quoted by Metro: “At this moment, Fabinho is with the Monaco shirt.”
Then, asked about whether he would like to work under Mourinho, Fabinho added: “Mourinho is an excellent manager. No doubt.
“My dream is to get to the national team, get steady, play the 2018 World Cup and at club level it’s to get to a big club that fights to always be champion, with champion mentality.
“It could be in Spain, England, France… I want to play for a club that fights to win the Champions League title. That’s what I’ll keep seeking.”
Manchester United have been linked with a host of different players this summer, but the Red Devils have so far only completed a deal to sign defender Victor Lindelof from Benfica.
A move for Fabinho would appear to make sense, with veteran midfielder Michael Carrick approaching the end of his career at Old Trafford.
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