Manchester United have reportedly lodged a bid to sign Flamengo star Lucas Paqueta.
Paqueta, 21, has scored 14 aims in 80 appearances given that breaking into Flamengo’s initially-team back in 2016 and his performances have caught the awareness of Europe’s elite golf equipment.
Barcelona are recognized to be preserving near tabs on Paqueta and Liverpool, Manchester Town and Paris Saint-Germain are also monitoring the highly-rated Brazil global.
Even so, in accordance to Catalan publication Sport, United have jumped to the front of the queue just after submitting a €40m (£36m) offer for the sough-just after midfielder.
Paqueta has a €50m launch clause in his deal at Flamengo, however, and the Brazilian outfit are unwilling to drop their inquiring value for the youngster.
The Purple Devils landed Fred, Diogo Dalot and Lee Grant in the summer time transfer window and Paqueta is staying eyed as a prospective January signing.
Regarded as 1 of the most promising youngsters in South America, Paqueta has already picked up two caps for Brazil.
Jose Mourinho has been given assurances from United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward that there will be revenue to devote this wintertime.