Newcastle competes for a blockbuster 50 million with Man Utd

02 Mar 2022 | 11:27 | Football

Which team will get the signature of the Portuguese star in this tough competition?

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It has long been claimed by the media that Manchester United have planned to replace the long-term Nemanja Matic with a quality defensive midfielder. It is known that Declan Rice is still the top target of the Red Devils, but besides that, they also target a series of other notable names.

Goal, citing a source from Record, said that Joao Palhinha – the star of Sporting CP’s staff, is on the Red Devil’s target list. The 26-year-old player is currently rated as one of the best defensive midfielders in the Portuguese League, recently, it was reported that in all 8 times that Man Utd sent scouts to monitor, Palhinha caused problems. strong impression.

Man Utd told £25million+ will get signing done in January (Joao Palhinha) - Bóng Đá

 Will Palhinha move to the Premier League?

With an impressive set of defensive skills and the ability to build play from the bottom with accurate passes, it is expected that the Portuguese star will be a perfect replacement for Matic. However, Man Utd certainly will not easily get the service of this midfielder.

The above source confirmed, besides the Red Devils, there are two other Premier League clubs, Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United, who are also interested in Palhinha. Meanwhile, another big man from Europe, Atletico Madrid, also wants to get the signature of this midfielder. It is known that Palhinha owns a release clause worth £ 50 million. 

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