Starlet’s agent has already made contact with both English outfits regarding a possible move for his client.
Premier League rivals Manchester United and Manchester City are both interested in signing in-demand young Sao Paulo defender Lucas Silva this summer, according to reports in the Daily Mail.
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Both teams are understood to have been keeping close tabs on the 18-year-0ld of late with a view to signing the player for next season, however, the top-flight duo are not the only sides said to be keen on Silva though.
In fact, it is believed that the likes Of La Liga outfits Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid, as well as Serie A champions Juventus, are also desperate to land the defensive starlet as soon as the summer transfer window finally reopens for business at the start of July, which could make for an interesting tussle for Silva’s signature.
The Brazilian first came to prominence when captaining his country at last October’s Under-17 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates, after which Silva, who cam operate either as a centre back or if necessary a right back too, made his first-team debut for Sao Paulo.
Silva has a contract with the Brazilian giants until March 2015.