Man United ready to make £10.2m Copa America star move

Manchester United are plotting a £10.2m move for Monaco right-back Fabinho, according to reports from L’Equipe.

The Brazilian – who is currently away representing the Selecao at the Copa America in Chile – has emerged as one of the stars of Ligue 1 since his 2013 Stade Louis II debut.

Fabinho has been a key member of Monaco’s side through their return to the top tier of French football, and also played a part in their Champions League adventure last term – in which they knocked out Arsenal at the last 16 stage.

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His performances appear to have alerted Louis van Gaal, who is ready to pay up to £10.2m for the full-back, as he plots to bolster his options on the right side of his backline.

Fabinho – who has two Brazil caps and stands at 6ft. 2” – would be an upgrade on Antonio Valencia, who spent much of last season in the position despite being a wide attacker.

 


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