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Manchester United look to swoop 21-year-old Brazilian wonderkid with Chelsea, Barcelona and Atletico all interested

  • Manchester United are looking to make a sensational swoop to beat Chelsea, Atletico Madrid and Barcelona to the signature of a Brazilian wonderkid.
  • The 21-year-old called Arthur Melo has recently earned a call-up to the national Brazil side.
  • The playmaker has been compared to Andres Iniesta. 
  • READ ALSODeal agreed: Manchester United beat Liverpool to forward transfer

Manchester United are looking to make a sensational swoop for Brazilian wonderkid Arthur Melo with the 21-year-old playmaker having caught the eyes of Europe’s elite clubs.

A report from the Mail Online has stated that Atletico Madrid, Chelsea and Barcelona have all expressed interest in the star but Man United are now closely monitoring tabs on the starlet that has been compared to Andres Iniesta.

Arthur received his first call-up to the national side last summer during Brazil’s qualifiers and has since hit the limelight in Brazil in helping to secure his club side Gremio a place in the Copa Libertadores final.

21-year-old Brazilian Arthur Melo has caught the eyes of Europe's elite clubs

21-year-old Brazilian Arthur Melo has caught the eyes of Europe’s elite clubs

As mentioned previously the youngster did receive call-ups to the national side last month but remained on the bench throughout. It remains to be seen whether he is likely to earn a place on the plane to Russia for the World Cup next summer but he is definitely a name to watch out for.

The report states that no formal approach from United has been made for the youngster but they are closely monitoring the star’s development with an interest to buy looking a firm possibility further down the line.

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