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Manchester United Attempt Swoop For Promising French Youth International Pair

Louis van Gaal is on the lookout for defensive reinforcements at Old Trafford… 

Manchester United are attempting to tie up deals for French youth internationals Angelo Fulgini and Dayot Upamecano, both from Valenciennes, reports the Daily Mirror.

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The Red Devils are on the lookout for ways to improve their shaky back line, with the form of goalkeeper David De Gea the only reason why they haven’t conceded a large amount of goals this season. Although these players won’t be able to make an immediate impact, manager Louis van Gaal is still interested.

18-year-old full-back Fulgini has played for France Under 19’s, while 16-year-old centre-back Upamecano has featured for their Under 17’s. They will face a tougher fight for the latter, with Arsenal, Inter Milan, PSG, and AS Monaco all competing with the Mancunian side for his signature. Neither player has made a single senior appearance for Valenciennes.

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