Manchester United fans react to reports of Umaro Embalo signing

According to Portuguese newspaper Record, Manchester United have agreed a deal to sign Benfica’s teenage sensation Umaro Embalo.

The 16-year-old is reportedly set to join up with United’s academy in the coming weeks.

The player has been tracked by the former Premier League Champions for some time and even made a £4million for the youngster in the summer. Despite this being rejected, it now seems as if Embalo is on his way to Old Trafford.

A winger by trade and likened to Angel Di Maria at his Lisbon based club, Embalo is lightning quick and has an eye for goal too, netting 5 times in 12 games for Benfica’s youth side so far this campaign.

Pressure will no doubt be on the young star’s shoulders, who will receive obvious comparisons with his compatriot Cristiano Ronaldo.

Regardless, Manchester United fans took to Twitter to express their delight at the reported new man set to join the club…

 


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