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Man United lead chase to sign £15m starlet dubbed the ‘Portuguese Eden Hazard’

Old Trafford side keen on young Portuguese international.

Man United are reportedly hot on the heels of Sporting Braga winger Rafa Silva according to the Metro.

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The 21 year old Portuguese international was part of Paulo Bento’s 2014 World Cup finals squad and is also being pursued by Liverpool according to this report.

Silva is a virtual ever present in Sérgio Conceição’s side but one imagines that should Man United come calling then he’d have his head turned by their interest.

Louis van Gaal spent big sums improving his squad last summer though Man United are still battling just to secure a return to Champions League action.

Man United’s win over Liverpool last weekend helped the Old Trafford side to open a five point lead over their arch rivals, who currently sit in fifth spot.

One would imagine that a Champions League berth would be crucial to Man United’s chances of securing the cream of the crop in the summer transfer window.

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