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Manchester United Coach Phil Neville Flies To Madrid To Watch Atletico De Madrid Left Back In Action

Champions need a replacement for Patrice Evra next season. 

Premier League champions Manchester United have been busy scouring the whole of Europe for possible new recruits this week, with assistant manager Phil Neville having been to the Spanish capital to watch Atletico de Madrid left-back Filipe Luis Kasmirski in action, according to reports in the Daily Mirror.

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Red Devils head coach David Moyes is understood to have met with all of his scouts at Carrington at the start of the week to discuss potential new signings, with the Scot understood to be keen to land a new left back, centre back, front man, wide man and two midfielders.

And the left back that the club are said to be keen on is Atletico’s Brazil international, who Neville went to the Vincente Calderon in order to watch first hand on Tuesday night in Atleti’s Copa del Rey clash with Valencia.

Kasmirski has been with the La Liga high flyers for the past four years now, with the with the 28-year-old originally signing for the club from fellow Spanish outfit Deportivo La Coruna in July 2010 for £13.5m.

And during the past eight years for both Spanish outfits, the defender has managed to score 12 goals in his 267 matches.