Old Trafford boss keen on Shakhtar duo.
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Manchester United are rumoured to be interested in Shakhtar Donetsk midfield pair Douglas Costa and Willian as Sir Alex Ferguson looks to add more youthful talent to his Old Trafford squad. The Ukrainian side are running away with the domestic title and both Brazilian youngsters have impressed Ferguson who will consider a swoop for the pair in the summer.
22 year old Willian is an adaptable attack minded midfielder who who is in his fourth season at Shakhtar and is on the fringes of the senior Brazilian international set up whereas the more well known playmaker Douglas Costa only moved to Donetsk in January but has been strongly linked with a move to many of Europe’s elite including the likes of Real Madrid and Chelsea.
Sir Alex Ferguson already has a number of Brazilian youngsters at the club in the form of Rafael, Fabio, Anderson and now the Man United boss is taking a closer look at a promising pair of players who he feels have a great deal of potential.
The pair are thought to be valued at a combined worth of around £20-24m and it appears that out of the two Ferguson would most like to capture is Douglas Costa who has impressed greatly since his move to Ukraine from Gremio.
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