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Manchester United are eyeing the signing of Real Madrid winger Vinicius Junior with Jadon Sancho now unlikely to move to Old Trafford this summer, according to reports.
Vinicius is one of Madrid’s most prized assets. He joined the club as a teenager in 2018. The La Liga giants paid Flamengo €46m for him in the same summer they sold Cristiano Ronaldo.
He is yet to reach 10 league goals, despite making nearly 50 appearances in the Spanish top flight. Nonetheless, they still value him highly, so much so that he even has a €700m release clause in his contract.
Defensa Central (via Sport Witness) claims that Manchester United are looking at Vinicius as a possible alternative to Sancho. However, Vinicius would rather fight for his place in Zinedine Zidane’s team with the report adding that he has ‘completely refused’ Manchester United.